A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, releases the straps after an external lift of an M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Aug. 5, at Robertson Barracks, Palmerston, Northern Territory. The Marine pilots and aircrew, along with soldiers with 8th/ 12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, 1st Brigade, Australian Army, Australian Defence Force, planned and conducted the external lift of the howitzer and familiarized both units with each other’s training procedures to enhance interoperability. The MRF-

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, releases the straps after an external lift of an M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Aug. 5, at Robertson Barracks, Palmerston, Northern Territory. The Marine pilots and aircrew, along with soldiers with 8th/ 12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, 1st Brigade, Australian Army, Australian Defence Force, planned and conducted the external lift of the howitzer and familiarized both units with each other’s training procedures to enhance interoperability. The MRF- Stock Photo
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Sipa US / Alamy Stock Photo

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3840 x 2560 px | 32.5 x 21.7 cm | 12.8 x 8.5 inches | 300dpi

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5 August 2015

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A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, releases the straps after an external lift of an M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzer Aug. 5, at Robertson Barracks, Palmerston, Northern Territory. The Marine pilots and aircrew, along with soldiers with 8th/ 12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, 1st Brigade, Australian Army, Australian Defence Force, planned and conducted the external lift of the howitzer and familiarized both units with each other’s training procedures to enhance interoperability. The MRF-D six-month deployment demonstrates how the Marine Air-Ground Task Force is equipped and organized to carry out national objectives in cooperation with our international partners. (Photo by Cpl. Reba James/U.S. Marine Corps) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***

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