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Gen. Robert Neller: Marine Corps Mulls Added Assistant Squad Leaders

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has said the service branch plans to add assistant squad leaders to its units to lead the flight of unmanned aerial vehicles, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Scott Maucione writes Neller told an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that the Marine Corps will …

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Marine Corps F-35 Pair to Fly at Farnborough Airshow

A pair of U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighter jets will perform at the week-long Farnborough International Airshow and conduct practice runs for the Royal International Air Tattoo, Defense News reported Tuesday. Valerie Insinna writes two F-35B units have completed validation flights with the U.K. government on Tuesday where the fighter jets flew from RAF Fairford …

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Navy Medicine Publishes Updated Zika Virus Guidelines for Staff

Navy Medicine posted an updated Zika virus mitigation guidance for U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps personnel on Thursday through a Navadmin message. The Navy said Friday the updated Navadmin requires installation commanders to implement the defense secretary’s guidance to control virus-carrying mosquitoes at Navy installations and in housing areas while installation commanding officers …

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First Batch of Naval Academy Cyber Operations Majors to Graduate

The first batch of midshipmen who took the cyber operations course at the U.S. Naval Academy will graduate on May 27, the U.S. Navy reported Monday. The Navy said the 27 graduates compose the inaugural class of the academic program, which covers areas such as computer architecture, programming, networks, data structures, information assurance, forensics and cryptography. The …

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Marine Corps Times: USMC Seeks Autonomous Machines for Battlefield Operations

The U.S. Marine Corps plans to conduct field operations alongside a swarm of gun-wielding micro-drones, driverless cars and self-unloading supply aircraft, Marine Corps Times reported Tuesday. Matthew Schehl writes a panel of industry experts discussed at the Sea-Air-Space expo how U.S. troops could trust autonomous machines and develop strategies for drones that will potentially remove the need …

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