The M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, a missile launcher mounted on a five-ton truck, was utilized during the exercise. It has the capability to launch six guided missiles in quick succession and a single Army Tactical Missile System missile with a range of 300 km. The exercise was conducted with the goal of increasing the cooperation and coordination between the two forces, as well as improving their ability to respond to various scenarios that may occur in the field.
The importance of understanding the strengths of partners and working together as a combined force in order to effectively combat the enemy is emphasized. The opportunity for young Americans to gain a deeper understanding of different militaries and their similarities and differences is acknowledged. The positive experience of working with Filipino Marines, Air Force, Army, and the U.S Army is acknowledged.
The United States Marine Corps is committed to working with a joint service International Coalition in defense of friends and allies, and will respond with overwhelming firepower if challenged.