Tag Archives: U.S. Marine Corps.

Gen. Joseph Dunford: DoD’s Counter-Threat Strategies to Support Joint Force Readiness

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said that strategies against international threats such as violent extremism can help the Defense Department prepare the joint force, DoD News reported Thursday. Dunford discussed the currents threats from China, Iran, North Korea and Russia, dubbed as “four-plus-one threats,” during …

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Marines Test New Small Unmanned Aerial ISR Platform

The U.S. Marine Corps‘ Task Force Southwest has demonstrated a new small unmanned aerial system designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions during a flight test held at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The Instant Eye UAS works to capture imagery of battlespaces, perform reconnaissance and conduct airstrikes on selected targets, …

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Army Seeks Cyber Strategic Force Integration in Tactical Missions

The U.S. Army has performed experiments as part of a pilot program that seeks to utilize cyber and electromagnetic activities to determine if cyber strategic forces can support tactical operations, C4ISR and Networks reported Thursday. Mark Pomerleau writes the CEMA Support to Corps and Below initiative looks to embed cyber forces with brigade …

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Marine Corps Eyes Rifle-Mounted Laser Range Finder for Infrantry Missions

The U.S. Marine Corps looks to implement a rifle-mounted laser range finder in 2018 as part of efforts to help the service branch’s infantry squad leaders call in air strikes and artillery fire when they perform missions, C4ISR and Networks reported Sunday. Shawn Snow writes the Marine Corps Systems Command currently conducts a market research and plans …

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GAO Examines Military Depot Workload Fluctuation in Fiscal Years 2012-2015

The Government Accountability Office has found that the workload of depots run by U.S.  military branches fluctuated from fiscal year 2012 through fiscal 2015 and that reduced funding levels affected depot maintenance previously planned for FY 2013 to future years. GAO said in a report published Friday it collected information on military services’ depot maintenance management, planning …

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Joseph Jeu to Retire as DeCA Director & CEO in June

Defense Commissary Agency Director and CEO Joseph Jeu will retire from government on June 3. DeCA said Thursday Jeu assumed his current role in January 2011 and has since led transformation efforts, provided strategic direction and oversaw the modernization of supply chain management systems at the agency. Under Jeu’s leadership, DeCA also launched the Enterprise Business …

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