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U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station

(CROWS)

 
 
M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
1. M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station Marker
Inscription.
The CROWS is a multivehicle externally mounted remote weapon system that allows the Gunner to remain inside the armor protected vehicle while firing a variety of crew served weapons. The CROWS provides day and night capability providing first-burst engagement of targets at maximum effective weapon range while on the move. The M153 CROWS is a force multiplier and was first deployed in Iraq in September 2008. With thousands of systems deployed, CROWS was responsible for saving countless lives during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
Location. 40° 56.444′ N, 74° 33.886′ W. Marker is in U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Farley Lane and Parker Road, on the right when traveling west on Farley Lane. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Picatinny Arsenal. Marker is in this post office area: Picatinny Arsenal NJ 07806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M1A1 Pack Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Exhibit (within shouting distance of this marker); M198 Howitzer (within shouting
M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
2. M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station Marker
distance of this marker); Administration and Research Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Lightweight 155mm Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); M119 Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Middle Forge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal.
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd Iraq
 
Marker at Picatinny Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
3. Marker at Picatinny Arsenal
The marker and the CROWS is seen on the right of the steps.
Picatinny Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
4. Picatinny Arsenal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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