Bilateral Live Fire training between U.S. Army HIMARS and JGSDF MLRS

By Capt. Rachael JeffcoatSeptember 18, 2019

U.S. Army Soldiers of Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion 3rd Field Artillery stand alongside the Soldiers of the Western Army Field Artillery of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force after the planning efforts of a bilateral live fire exercise in support of Orient Shield 2019 at Yausubetsu Training Area, Japan, Sept. 16. Bravo Battery deployed the HIMARS to Japan for the first time in support of Orient Shield 2019. Orient Shield is a bilateral exercise where ideas, techniques, military experiences are shared in order to strengthen military operations, trust and friendship between U.S. forces and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Rachael Jeffcoat)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers of Bravo Battery, 5th Battalion 3rd Field Artillery stand alongside the Soldiers of the Western Army Field Artillery of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force after the planning efforts of a bilateral live fire exercise in support of Orient Shield 2019 at Yausubetsu Training Area, Japan, Sept. 16. Bravo Battery deployed the HIMARS to Japan for the first time in support of Orient Shield 2019. Orient Shield is a bilateral exercise where ideas, techniques, military experiences are shared in order to strengthen military operations, trust and friendship between U.S. forces and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Rachael Jeffcoat) (Photo Credit: Capt. Rachael Jeffcoat) VIEW ORIGINAL