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RANGES

Fort Indiantown Gap has a variety of firing ranges from small arms to air-to-ground bombing.

Crew Served

Fort Indiantown Gap’s Range 35, multipurpose machine gun range, is an automated range out to 800 meters for the M-240, M-249, or M-60 zero and qualification.  Range 36, completed in 2007 at a cost of $4.3 million provides automated scoring for M-2 zero and qualification.  Familiarization on crew served weapons is allowed on some of the multipurpose ranges.

Virtual training is also available for crew served weapons systems on the Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) and Fire Arms Training System (FATS) for more information please see the section on Virtual Training.

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Hand Grenades/Grenade Launcher

The newly constructed Range 36 offers automated scoring and qualification for the MK-19.  Range 23D is a familiarization and qualification range for the M203 grenade launcher.  A hand grenade qualification course is also available.

Virtual training is also available for the MK-19 and M-203 weapons systems on the Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) and Fire Arms Training System (FATS) for more information please see the section on Virtual Training.

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Explosives/Demolition Sites

Engineers and other units can train on the designated sites Demo B, C, D, or can hone their skills at the Live Fire Breach Exercise facility, please see the section on Collective and Urban Operations Training Sites for more information.

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Anti-Tank Weapons Systems

Fort Indiantown Gap supports the following weapon systems on the following ranges: AT4, LAW, SMAW, on Range 23C, Inert TOW on Range 24B, and the Javelin on Range 38.  Tables available vary based on weapon system.

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Indirect Fire

The installation supports live artillery and mortar fire in the range corridor, including the Paladin weapons system.  The FO Bunker allows units to observe and call in indirect fire at danger-close ranges.  Multiple firing points are available.

Virtual training on artillery and mortar is available on the Call for Fire Trainer (CFFT), please see the section on Virtual Training for more information.

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Aerial Gunnery

Range 23 Door is dedicated to air to ground live fire training on M-60D and AH-1 Helicopters using 7.62mm MG, 20mm TP, 30mm TP and 2.75” inert rocket.

Virtual training on aviation attack missions is available for pilots on the Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT), please see the section on Virtual Training for more information.

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Close Air Support

Joint Operations may be coordinated with the Pennsylvania Air National Guard for air to ground bombing within the impact area. Coordinate with FTIG Range Operations.

Virtual training on close air support is available on the Call for Fire Trainer (CFFT), please see the section on Virtual Training for more information.

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