U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268, Marine Aircraft Group 24, conduct a GAU-17 minigun weapons test on the MV-22B Osprey off the shore of Oahu, Hawaii, April 23, 2020.
The GAU-17 minigun is a remotely operated defensive weapon system designed to provide suppressive fire.
Proficiency with this weapon system increases readiness for the Marines of VMM-268.
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Eric Tso and Cpl. Matthew Kirk)
MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, UNITED STATES
Video by Cpl. Eric Tso
III Marine Expeditionary Force