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Marines Launch Raytheon-Made Cruise Missile to Reach Target Ship During Exercise

Naval Strike Missile

The U.S. Marine Corps launched a Raytheon Technologies-built cruise missile from a ground-based launcher platform for a live-fire, long-range strike mission during the U.S. Navy's Large Scale Exercise. USMC used the Navy Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System to deploy the Naval Strike Missiles from shore and reach a target at sea.

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Oshkosh Tests Missile Firing From Unmanned Ground Vehicle

ROGUE Fires

Oshkosh Defense has tested the firing performance of a missile-launching system mounted on an unmanned vehicle designed for ground-based anti-ship missile operations. The Remotely Operated Ground Unit for Expeditionary or ROGUE Fires launched a naval strike missile to a sea target during the Sink at Sea Live Fire Training Exercises. 

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Army Unpauses Testing of Newest Medium Tactical Vehicle

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has continued tests of its newest medium tactical vehicle, after lessons learned from issues encountered in a previous trial that took place May 2020. The Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles' A2 variant underwent changes in terms of payload capacity, ride quality, underbody protection, electronic stability and suspension.

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Army Preps to Test JLTV Upgrades

A senior official at Oshkosh Defense said the U.S. Army is set to test new modifications to its joint light tactical vehicle at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. The updated JLTV will be delivered to Fort Stewart, Ga., this week for initial evaluation, according to George Mansfield, vice president and general manager of joint programs at Oshkosh Defense.

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Defense News: Air Force Eyes JLTV for Missile Field Security

The U.S. Air Force considers the procurement of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles in a bid to help security forces protect missile-launch facilities, Defense News reported Wednesday. Valerie Insinna writes Air Force spokesman Chris Mesnard confirmed that representatives of the military branch visited Marine Corps Base Quantico to witness JLTV demonstrations and receive briefings from U.S. …

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Army, Marine Corps to Test Oshkosh-Built JLTVs in 2017

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps plan to conduct tests on Oshkosh Defense-built Joint Light Tactical Vehicles over the next year at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona and other military sites across the country, the Army News Service reported Wednesday. Gary Sheftick writes up to 10 vehicles will undergo maneuverability and automotive evaluations during 2017. Oshkosh Defense, which …

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