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Robocopter: New Technology Brings New Capabilities to the Marine Corps

Robocopter: New Technology Brings New Capabilities to the Marine Corps

Autonomy options for the Marines have taken a major step forward, as officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced today two successful helicopter flight demonstrations with unmanned flight capability at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., part of the […]


US Marines Test LAV-AT Anti-tank Modernization Upgrade

US Marines Test LAV-AT Anti-tank Modernization Upgrade

Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank prototypes are in the midst of developmental tests of upgrades that could extend their lives for decades to come. The modernization program is taking shape at various sites throughout the country. Development of the […]


Navy Fields Modernized M9 ACE to Marines

Navy Fields Modernized M9 ACE to Marines

The Marine Corps Systems Command Combat Support Systems (MCSC CSS) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) M9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) engineers delivered four modernized M9 ACE production units to the U.S. Marine Corps, Feb. 28. […]


US Marines Begins Testing Oshkosh Defense P-19R

US Marines Begins Testing Oshkosh Defense P-19R

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, has delivered three Oshkosh P-19 Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps to undergo testing. The Marine Corps selected the Oshkosh P-19R in May 2013 to […]


Raytheon Test Fires Enhanced Anti-Tank Weapon System

Raytheon Test Fires Enhanced Anti-Tank Weapon System

Raytheon Company successfully completed an initial round of live-fire testing with a new U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) weapon system. The upgraded, highly mobile, anti-armor LAV-AT weapon system is designed to protect reconnaissance and light infantry. Its […]


Raytheon’s Precision Extended Range Munition Completes First Guide to Hit Test Series

Raytheon’s Precision Extended Range Munition Completes First Guide to Hit Test Series

Raytheon Company successfully completed its first two Guide to Hit (GTH) test series of the Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM) program for the United States Marine Corps. This GTH tested the structural integrity and the kinematic capability of the round […]


Japan eyes defence budget increase, Marines-like unit

Japan eyes defence budget increase, Marines-like unit

Japan’s defence ministry is looking for its biggest budget hike in two decades, partly to create a Marines-like force, it revealed Friday, as neighbors fret about Tokyo’s rising assertiveness. Military bosses want more than 4.8 trillion yen ($49 billion) — […]


Army, Marine Corps Take Delivery of JLTVs for User Testing

Army, Marine Corps Take Delivery of JLTVs for User Testing

All 66 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototypes have been delivered to the military so that 14 months of testing can begin at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Full-scale testing is scheduled to begin next week, according […]


Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Martin celebrated the delivery of 22 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps under the JLTV program’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. JLTV team members marked the milestone during a ceremony at the Lockheed […]


 
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