Weapons of the 1st Squadron,
7th Cavalry Regiment, 1CD

(as of 1996)

Garryowen's might and how we win the battle!

America's strength is through moral rightness and superior firepower.

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A stylized painting of the 1st Cav in action in Kuwait

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These are the Hunter/ Killers of the Cavalry

 

Air Cav Troops see the Enemy first and kill them at long range.

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A Kiowa Warrior loaded with
TOW anti-tank missiles

Kiowa Warrior firing a missile

 

Cav Scouts find the Enemy and forces them to deploy.

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M3A1 Bradley Scout Vehicle;

Bradley firing a TOW missile

 

Tanks utterly destroy the Enemy.

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M1A1 Abrams Tanks deploying

M1A1 ready to pounce

 

When the Enemy is fixed, Scouts call indirect fire to finish them off.

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Ground-mounted 120mm mortar firing.

M109 155mm Howitzer firing in support of the Cav.

 

And when operating independently, other units provide assistance.

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MLRS firing in support of Cav units.

"Linebacker" fires Stingers for Air Defense.

 

But when it comes down to the basics, Cavalry Scouts
and Infantry Soldiers are the "last word."

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Soldier firing an M4 Assault Rifle

Firing a Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW).

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Soldier firing an M240B Machine Gun

Soldier firing an M39 40mm Grenade Launcher

 

And when you need him, the First Sergeant arrives with
food, ammunition, or an ambulance.

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M113A3 series Armored Personnel Carrier

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