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Marine Corps Fields Rifle Suppressors Under Large-Scale Defense Logistics Program; Maj. Mike Brisker Quoted

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The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has begun the large-scale fielding of rifle suppressors as part of the service’s goal to deploy 30,000 of the small-arms components by fiscal year 2023. “We’ve never fielded suppressors at this scale. This fielding is a big moment for the Marine Corps,” said Maj. Mike Brisker, weapons product manager at PM IW.

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USMC Pursues Decade-Long Strategy to Update Infantry Weapons

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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