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Leadership through listening: MCSC works to improve fit and function of protective gear - John Hernandez, a new equipment trainer supporting Marine Corps Systems Command, helps a Marine adjust her Plate Carrier Generation III, Oct. 22 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. MCSC addressed issues with its personal protective equipment and its use of innovative technologies and test trials to field updated gear during a Uniform and Equipment Engagement for senior Marine Corps leaders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Matt Gonzales)
Marine Corps soliciting proposals for new hearing enhancement device - A Marine communicates a message to his team while wearing a helmet protection system. On April 22, Marine Corps Systems Command released a Request for Proposals for hearing enhancement devices to protect Marines’ hearing while increasing their situational awareness in a variety of training and combat environments. MCSC will assess the submissions to ensure compatibility with Marine Corps radios and the Marine Corps Enhanced Combat Helmet (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel Kitandwe)
Corps announces winners of elbow, knee pads prize challenge - Marines with 2nd Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, don their personal protective equipment in preparation for a Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Jan. 7, 2015. Marine Corps Systems Command completed its second series of prize challenges in August, awarding cash to two businesses for their innovative ideas for creating improved knee and elbow pad protection for the warfighter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shannon Kroening)
Acquisition Dinner recognizes excellence among workforce - Master Gunnery Sgt. Armando Quintanilla, the project officer for Vehicle Automated Diagnostic Systems at Marine Corps Systems Command, received the Eugene M. Stoner Award, presented to a staff noncommissioned officer, Aug. 15 at the Marine Corps Ground Acquisition Award Dinner in Arlington, Virginia. The event enabled Marine Corps Systems Command to award individuals for their excellence and innovation in the acquisition, fielding and support of systems and equipment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Matt Gonzales)
Corps announces winners of helmet retention system prize challenge - Seaman Roy Wells, a hospital corpsman with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, wears an Enhanced Combat Helmet while holding a position during a hike aboard Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., July 30, 2018. Marine Corps Systems Command completed a prize challenge in April, awarding cash prizes to two teams for submitting innovative ideas to improve the ECH retention system. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske)
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)
Corps looks to increase comms, lethality with next-gen hearing system - The Marine Corps released a request for information for a suite of hearing enhancement devices to help Marines communicate better and increase their lethality on the battlefield.
Marine Corps Systems Command will assess industry’s capability to provide devices that are compatible with Marine Corps radios and the Marine Corps Enhanced Combat Helmet. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel Kitandwe)
Corps to award sole source orders for cold weather boots and socks - U.S. Marines and Sailors clean up trash before leaving their campsite at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif. Marine Corps Systems Command intends to award sole source purchase orders for two types of Intense Cold Weather Boots and Intense Cold Weather Socks to improve Marines’ performance in cold weather environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. James Treviño)
Conversations about Marine Corps acquisition, innovation, and gear with host Tripp Elliott, MCSC Head of Command Safety.