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MCSC team proves simulation improves Marines’ proficiency

By Monique Randolph, Office of Public Affairs and Communication | March 17, 2015

Old habits die hard, and when it comes to training on tactical vehicles, weapons and other equipment, many Marines prefer the sights, sounds and feel of the live environment to simulators. A team from Marine Corps Systems Command has released a study they hope will change a few minds. Working with...

3rd LAR Marines test new LAV-ATWS

By Cpl. Charles Santamaria, Defense Media Activity | March 02, 2015

A gunner takes position, stoic and still, in a Light-Armored Vehicle as he spots an enemy. He engages the target, firing a Tube-launched Optically-tracked Wire-guided missile. As it propels through the air, the gunner maintains a steady aim, guiding the TOW missile until it impacts the target;...

Better Buying Power nets Marine Corps $2 million in savings

By Carden Hedelt, Office of Public Affairs and Communications | February 27, 2015

The spirit of competition in industry just saved the Marine Corps $2 million. By applying Better Buying Power guidelines, such as controlling costs throughout the product lifecycle and promoting effective competition, contracting officer John Wahl achieved a cost savings across two sustainment...

Class gives engineers new analytical tool for their belts

By Jim Katzaman, MCSC Public Affairs | February 20, 2015

Sundar Sitaraman was deep in thought, poring over information from a new modeling and simulations system with 18 fellow engineers from Marine Corps Systems Command and Program Executive Officer Land Systems at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Sitaraman, a mechanical systems engineer who...

MCTSSA Interoperability Branch manager wins Copernicus Award

By Wil Williams, MCTSSA | February 11, 2015

An information technology specialist at Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity received the 2015 Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association Copernicus Award Feb. 10 in San Diego, California. David Vierra leads the Joint Tactical Information Distribution System/Multi-functional...

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