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Fort Bliss captures ‘Best Scout Squad’ competition

(FORT BENNING, Ga) – The Maneuver Center hosts a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to kick off the 2017 Gainey Cup on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range. The live-fire demonstrates the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities that scout squads bring to the battlefield. (Photos by Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

  By Christopher J. Warner, MCoE Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup Best Scout Squad competition concluded May 5 after four-days of grueling competition. The top five teams are as follows: 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Team 11 from the Royal Netherlands Army’s 104th Reconnaissance claimed fourth place. 5th Place Team 7 from

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2017 Gainey Cup – Day – Standings – Day TWO

By Chris Warner, MCoE PAO / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The Best Scout Squad Competition has wrapped up day two of the competition. Day two began at 4:30 a.m. on Harmony Church. The scout squads have completed in a grueling day of technical and tactical events that challenged them physically and mentally. The current standings are as follows: Updates courtesy of

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Fort Benning Conducts Scouts-in-Action Live-Fire Demonstration To Kick Off The 2017 Gainey Cup

By Chris Warner, MCoE PAO FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup kicked off in true Armor fashion with a loud BOOM on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range. For the first time during the competition the Maneuver Center hosted a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to showcase the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities Cavalry Scouts bring to the battlefield.

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Soldiers experiment with new sight system for M3 Carl Gustaf

A small mushroom cloud forms from a tank after being hit by an M3 Carl Gustaf projectile Sept. 14 at Patton Range.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, in conjunction with the 75th Ranger Regiment and the Maneuver Center of Excellence Maneuver Battle Lab, experimented with a new sight system for the M3 Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle at Patton Range Sept. 14. “This Aimpoint Fire Control System 12 has a ballistic computer built into

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Master Gunners provide feedback on the Medium Caliber Armament System, Fire Control System

Cliff Jackson, the integration lead for the medium caliber gunner's interface, explains the system to Soldiers from the 316th Cavalry Brigade Bradley Master Gunner School during an evaluation of the interface Aug. 30-31. (Photo by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence collaborated with the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center to evaluate the Science and Technology Project: Medium Caliber Armament System (MCAS) and its newly developed Fire Control System with Soldiers from the 316th Cavalry Brigade Bradley Master Gunner School Aug. 30-31 at the Donovan

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