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SSIC 03000 Operations & Readiness // New

Marine Corps Tank Employment

Historically, Marine tanks have often played critical roles in the success of Marine Corps combat operations. From World War II, the Marine commander’s ability to employ Marine tanks effectively has provided him with a devastating direct fire capability. Today, Marine M1A1 Abrams tanks are the most lethal direct fire and survivable weapon system within the arsenal of the ground combat element.