MCSC employs virtual training during COVID-19 - Marine Corps Lance Corp. Ryan Velek, Marine Corps Detachment student, socially distances and wears a mask while attending the in-classroom portion of his Apprentice Electronic Signals Intelligence Analyst course aboard Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 20, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Marine Corps Systems Command in spring 2020 began virtual New Equipment Training for MCH and the Secure Communication Controller. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Abbey Rieves)
MCSC fields upgraded tablet-based technology - U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, patrol between landing zones using a Marine Common Handheld tablet during exercise Island Marauder on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Sept. 25, 2019. In December 2019, Marine Corps Systems Command fielded the upgraded version of MCH that increases interoperability and reduces bandwidth. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Eric Tso)
Handheld digital targeting system provides fire and air support to Marines - A Marine plots coordinates of simulated enemy positions with a Target Handoff System version 2.0 during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2017. THSv2 is a man-portable system that employs commercial off-the-shelf, shock-resistant tablets to perform various targeting functions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Taylor W. Cooper)
Handheld tablet improves situational awareness - U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 request reinforcement through a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Common Handheld during a platoon-supported attack range at Giskas, Norway, Aug. 7, 2018. The MCH is a tablet-based communication system that enhances situational awareness on the battlefield. The device enables dismounted Marines to use commercial smart devices to plot and share enemy locations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gloria Lepko)
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