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USMC Pursues Decade-Long Strategy to Update Infantry Weapons

The U.S. Marine Corps has commenced an effort to modernize the infantry weapons, complementary optics and other related systems used in the service. USMC said Tuesday its Program Manager for Infantry Weapons or PM IW is working to align with the vision of Gen. David Berger, Marine Corps commandant, to thrive in the competition of power.

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Marines to Equip New Tactical Vehicles With Harvested Parts

The U.S. Marine Corps’ Systems Command and Program Executive Officer Land Systems will launch a harvesting plan in 2019 to upgrade one of the service’s new tactical vehicles while saving costs. The Marine Corps said Wednesday the two commands will initially equip two variants of Oshkosh’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle …

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Marines Test Cybersecurity of Light Armored Vehicle

The Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity conducted an extensive adversarial cyber test of the Light Armored Vehicle last month at Camp Pendleton in California. The Marine Corps Systems Command’s LTV program manager required the technical assessment, the Department of the Navy said Monday. Capt. Brian Greunke, network test engineer at MCTSSA, …

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Marines Use 3D Printing Tech to Create Vehicle, Equipment Parts

The U.S. Marine Corps has increased its use of three-dimensional printing technology as part of efforts to boost equipment readiness, combat effectiveness and reduce maintenance costs for aircraft, vehicles, weapons and other systems. USMC said Friday that a 3D printer works to help Marines create drones and replacement parts for buildings, …

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Jaimie Reese Named Marine Corps Acquisition Command Comptroller

Jaimie Reese, former deputy director of the Navy’s business and civilian resources division, has joined the Marine Corps Systems Command as senior executive and comptroller for the service branch’s acquisition command. The U.S. Navy said Thursday Reese will hold comptroller responsibilities associated with planning, programming, budgeting and accounting of all Procurement-Marine …

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Marines Develop New Comms Tech for Multiple Platform Availability

The U.S. Marine Corps has reached the final stage in the development of a new hardware technology that aims to deliver communications security and availability across multiple platforms. The Marine Corps Systems Command will continue its work on the Secure Communications Controller to support communications between U.S. and foreign military partners as well as between emergency personnel and first …

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