A U.S. Army Paratrooper assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, sets up an M18 Claymore mine during Ranger Tactical Training at Caserma Del Din, Vicenza, Italy, Dec. 21, 2017. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands’ areas of responsibility.


U.S. Army Photos by Davide Dalla Massara


Watch soldiers place and detonate a Claymore mine in the video below: