The Venom in an Aerial Gunnery Refinement Exercise


05/25/2016: U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom’s assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) conduct an Aerial Gunnery Refinement exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 2-16 at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., March 30, 2016.

WTI is a seven week training event hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. MAWTS-1 provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.

Credit: Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Combat Camera:3/30/16