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FLIR Secures $18.6M USMC Contract to Provide Centaur UGV; David Ray Quoted

The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has awarded FLIR Systems an $18.6 million contract, sourced through the Dept. of Defense Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc II) program,  to provide Centaur unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), plus spares, the company announced on Friday

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Gen. David Berger Releases Marine Force Design 2030

Gen. David Berger, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, outlined his plans for advancing the transformation of the service branch’s force structure by 2030, Seapower Magazine reported Thursday. The Force Design 2030 report seeks to shift the Marine Corps’ focus from countering violent extremism in the Middle East to peer-level competition in the Indo-Pacific region in accordance with the National Defense Strategy.

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DoD Announces RPP for Smart Warehouse 5G Development; Joseph Dyer Quoted

The US Department of Defense (DoD) unveiled a new Request for Prototype Proposal (RPP) calling for industry input on 5G technology development related to a Smart Warehouse testbed, network enhancements and applications at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia, the department announced on Thursday.

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DoD Official James Anderson Nominated for Defense Policy Post

James Anderson, assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities, has received President Donald Trump's nomination to serve as deputy undersecretary of defense for policy. He held multiple defense-related leadership roles in his career, including those with Marine Corps University and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the White House said Monday.

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Navy Department to Create Acquisition Modernization Office

Officials from the Department of the Navy have signed an agreement to stand up an office that would modernize procurement management. The new Acquisition Modernization Office, part of Naval Facilities Engineering Command, would look into approaches that support procurement across U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps installation commands, DON said Wednesday.

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Navy Stands Up New Cyber Dev’t Center

The U.S. Navy's Cyber Warfare Development Group has opened a new center dedicated to the development of naval cyber warfare technologies. The newly established Cyber Foundry features a physical environment, modern processes, resources and expertise in support of cyber technology development, the Navy said Tuesday.

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