December 2017 - High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) live-fire by 5th Battalion, 11th Marines (1st Marine Division) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. The mission of the 5th Battalion, 11th Marines is to provide the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) with timely and accurate rocket and missile fires in a general support, general support-reinforcing and reinforcing role in order to suppress, neutralize, or destroy the enemy.
HIMARS is a C-5 transportable, wheeled, indirect fire, rocket/missile system capable of firing all current and future rockets and missiles in the Multiple-Launch Rocket System Family of Munitions (MFOM). The HIMARS launcher consists of a fire control system, carrier (automotive platform), and launcher-loader module that performs all operations necessary to complete a fire mission. The basic system is defined as one launcher, one resupply vehicle, and two resupply trailers.
U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Devin Andrews Video edited by USA Patriotism!