New ‘lifesaving’ biometric system reaches full-rate production - A Marine uses Identity Dominance System-Marine Corps Increment 2 to collect the fingerprints of exercise participants during user evaluation April 2019 in Muscatatuck, Indiana. IDS-MC Increment 2, a handheld device capable of capturing biometric data to identify suspects, reached full-rate production in fourth quarter 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Keystella Mitchell)
EOD Marines receive new IED wire detector - Marines with 2nd Marine Logistics Group use compact metal detectors to clear a road during urban motor transportation operations lane training as part of integrated training exercise 5-19 on Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Aug. 5, 2019. Fielded to EOD Marines in 2019, the Buried Command Wire Detector is a portable device that will replace Carbon Rod Detectors—a type of compact metal detector—within the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Jenkins)
Conversations about Marine Corps acquisition, innovation, and gear with host Manny Pacheco, USMC, retired.