Con­ceal­ment Tac­tics

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U.S. Marines use smoke as con­ceal­ment dur­ing a train­ing ex­er­cise as part of Co­op­er­a­tion Afloat Readi­ness and Train­ing (CARAT) at the Pe­nan­jong Gar­ri­son, Tu­tong, Brunei. The smoke­screen was one of the tech­niques U.S. Marines and mem­bers of the Royal Brunei Land Force used as they trained in mil­i­tary op­er­a­tions in ur­ban ter­rain tac­tics.

CARAT is a nine-coun­try, bi­lat­eral ex­er­cise series be­tween the U.S., Bangladesh, Brunei, Cam­bo­dia, In­done­sia, Malaysia, Sin­ga­pore, the Philip­pines, Thai­land and Ti­mor-leste.

The U.S. Marines are with 2nd Bat­tal­ion, 9th Ma­rine Reg­i­ment cur­rently as­signed to 4th Ma­rine Reg­i­ment, 3rd Ma­rine Divi­sion, III Ma­rine Ex­pe­di­tionary Force un­der the unit de­ploy­ment pro­gram.

U.S. Ma­rine Corps photo by Pfc. Cedric R. Haller II

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