30 Jun '12, 2pm

Long shot: Artillery battery sets lethal record

Long shot: Artillery battery sets lethal record

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/06/marine-record-setting-long-shot-artillery-strike-m777-063012w/ Long shot: Artillery battery sets lethal record By Dan Lamothe - Staff writer Posted : Saturday Jun 30, 2012 9:43:37 EDT A Marine unit that recently returned from Afghanistan killed a team of Taliban insurgents with a record-setting artillery strike. Golf Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., dropped the 155mm M982 Excalibur round on insurgents 36 kilometers away — more than 22 miles — in Helmand province. The strike was launched Feb. 12 from an M777 howitzer on a mountainside at Forward Operating Base Zeebrugge, in Kajaki, to neighboring Musa Qala district, Marines said. It marks the longest operational artillery shot in history for the Marine Corps, said Capt. Joshua Kling, the battery commander. It also was the longest operational shot ...

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6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges

militarytimes.com 30 Jun '12, 9pm

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militarytimes.com 30 Jun '12, 5pm

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Army names officer killed in Bragg shooting

militarytimes.com 30 Jun '12, 4pm

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Audi R8 e-tron sets new electric record* with 8...

green.autoblog.com 29 Jun '12, 11am

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T44 100m World Record for @JonniePeacock in USA

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uka.org.uk 01 Jul '12, 11am

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Felix smashes Trials Record, Barron sets Americ...

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Thousands turn out for Iowa event honoring vets...

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navytimes.com 29 Jun '12, 9pm

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6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges

navytimes.com 30 Jun '12, 9pm

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/06/ap-iraq-6-months-after-us-left-violence-surge-063012/ 6 months after U.S. left, Iraq...