Photo by Capt. Robert Romano, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
FORT DRUM-- A team from the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team sends a Javelin anti-tank missile downrange during new equipment training here on Thursday, Sept. 23.
Sixty-one Soldiers participated in the live-fire exercise as the 27th gears up for a possible deployment to Afghanistan.
The Javelin is the Army’s latest generation infantry anti-tank weapon, capable of knocking out a tank, or busting a bunker more than two kilometers away.
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