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Marine Corps awards contract for lighter-weight body armor to better fit all Marines - U.S. Marines assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment load their M16A4 rifle magazines before conducting a live-fire marksmanship event Aug. 6. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded a contract to produce Plate Carrier Generation III body armor– a move that will help Marines increase their mobility and keep them safe through training and deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)
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