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This First-Person Video Shows What Tankers See While Blowing Targets Away

Tanks firing isn't something many people think of as requiring marksmanship, but tankers take it very seriously. A new video shows Marines engaging targets at the range, and most of the footage is from the perspective of the tankers.


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With tanks firing, the big gun is, of course, the main draw. The 120-mm smoothbore can accurately fire shells over 2 kilometers.

But the video also shows the operations of the loader, the crew member who feeds the gun.

The tanks are on a firing line and there are great shots of one tank firing right after another.Machine guns on the tank are not as flashy but crucial for protecting the crew. They get to spit some brass, too.

Check out the full video on Youtube:

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