Seabees support MCTSSA during PACBLITZ 2019 - A Seabee with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FIVE applies some finishing touches to a concrete pour March 18, at Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity headquarters aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sky M. Laron)
Marine Corps plans to replace LAV with new, ‘transformational’ ARV - Light Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles with Weapons Co., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, finish a 379-mile movement into the Australian outback. The Marine Corps plans to start replacing its legacy Light Armored Vehicles with modern Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles late in the next decade. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Codey Underwood)
3D-printed impeller enhances readiness of Corps’ main battle tank - U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Charles Matte, a machinist with 1st Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, mills an impeller fan on a computer numerically controlled lathe machine aboard Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 17, 2017. In January 2019, Marine Corps Systems Command reviewed the results of 3D printed impellers with over 100-hours of use on Abrams tanks, confirming that a 3D-printed impeller can be a reliable alternative to the original part. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Sorci)
MCTSSA personnel help strengthen acquisition workforce - U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Caleb Wu (left), Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity naval systems integration officer, speaks to Naval Acquisition Development Program entry-level employees during a tour of the command’s Landing Force Operations Center laboratory environment Feb. 26, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sky M. Laron)
MCTSSA sergeant major passes the sword - Sgt. Maj. Keith Massi (right) addresses Marines and civilian Marines during a relief and appointment ceremony Feb. 8, at Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity headquarters aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sky M. Laron)
Island Marauder demo puts new technology to the test with 3rd Marines - Marines from the 3rd Marine Regiment use a Marine Air-Ground Task Force Common Handheld during the Island Marauder Technology Demonstration Sept. 18, at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. MCSC—along with Marines from the 3rd Marine Regiment and the Marine Corps requirements community—conducted Island Marauder to inform future capability decisions for the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo Maj. Travis Beeson)
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