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Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity hosted another round of college students this summer who have contributed in many ways to the mission and culture of this unique military unit tucked away at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. This year’s 17-person cohort is comprised of high school and college students from around the county. (Photo by Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA) - Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity hosted another round of college students this summer who have contributed in many ways to the mission and culture of this unique military unit tucked away at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. This year’s 17-person cohort is comprised of high school and college students from around the county. (Photo by Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA)
Marine peers through a prototype version of the Next-Generation Handheld Targeting System, March 2021 at U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. - Marine peers through a prototype version of the Next-Generation Handheld Targeting System, March 2021 at U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. The Next-Generation Handheld Targeting System, or NGHTS, is an innovative, man-portable targeting system allowing Marines to rapidly and accurately conduct target location and laser guidance during combat operations.
Two uniformed marines and one civilian gather around an open box while one inspects a camera. - From left, Jose Reyna Jr., digital media systems contract logistics specialist, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Wade Spradlin, project officer, and Lance Cpl. Ashley Corbo, Marine Corps Forces Reserve, inspects the gear in the new Visual Information Acquisition System March 9, 2022. Marine Corps Systems Command’s Digital Media System’s program office is fielding the new systems that include a mirrorless camera with significant low light capabilities and additional lenses for still imagery, a handheld UHD 4k camcorder for videography and updated laptops for mobile workstations. (Photo by Marine Sgt. Andy O. Martinez)
How the Marine Corps uses IT to defeat evolving threats - Marines with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command pose for photos in the cyber operations center at Lasswell Hall aboard Fort Meade, Maryland, Feb. 5, 2020. MARFORCYBER Marines conduct offensive and defensive cyber operations in support of United States Cyber Command and operate, secure and defend the Marine Corps Enterprise Network. This image is a photo illustration.
Polymer-cased .50-caliber ammunition - Polymer-cased .50-caliber ammunition is seen at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 3, 2021. The polymer-cased ammunition is a new technology that reduces the weight of a 100-round linked belt of .50-caliber ammunition by seven pounds, reducing the weight Marines have to transport. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cameron Hermanet)
Mobile satellite system reduces communication gaps, increases naval interoperability - Cpl. Clayton A. Phillips, a network administrator with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, tests the connectivity of Networking On-the-Move Airborne during flight operations from the amphibious assault ship, USS America. NOTM, a critical Force Design 2030 capability, is a mobile, satellite communication system that allows Marines to connect to networks and communicate while mobile or stationary on the battlefield. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck)
Force Design 2030: Divesting to meet the future threat - A U.S. Marine Corps Hercules M88 recovery vehicle disembarks from the 1st Tank Battalion ramp on a tow for the last time at Twentynine Palms, California, July 28, 2020. In support of Force Design 2030, the Marine Corps is in the process of divesting specific legacy equipment and acquiring next-generation capabilities. Marine Corps Systems Command plays a critical role in these divestment efforts. (U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Justin Evans)
2030 and Beyond: Delivering Corps’ new wargaming center will ‘take a village’ - An artistic rendering of the Marine Corps Wargaming and Analysis Center, a next-generation facility designed to help Marines better visualize the threat environment and gain competitive advantages over adversaries. Marine Corps Systems Command is collaborating with multiple parties, including the U.S. Navy and industry, to deliver the 100,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility to the warfighter. The Marine Corps anticipates the facility opening in 2024 and reaching full capability in 2025. (Courtesy photo by Matthew Stinson)
Conversations about Marine Corps acquisition, innovation, and gear with host Manny Pacheco, USMC, retired.