Inside Acquisition: How the Marine Corps plans to double the MTVR’s lifespan - A U.S. Marine prepares to fire an M240 machine gun from atop a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement 7-ton truck during Exercise Balikatan at Colonel Ernesto Ravina Air Base, Philippines, May 10, 2018. While the Corps initially planned to retire the vehicle in 2024, leadership recently extended the service life of the vehicle to 2042. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isabella Ortega)
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)
AMOC gives Marines 24/7 additive manufacturing assistance - U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa observe a 3D printer during an Additive Manufacturing course at Morón Air Base, Spain, June 27, 2018. Marines now have 24/7 access to additive manufacturing assistance with the establishment of the Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell at Marine Corps Systems Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Britni M. Garcia Green)
MCTSSA conducts systems operability testing aboard USS Wasp - Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity engineers and technical experts tested various command and control systems in the afloat environment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) Jan. 11, while in port at Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo. (From left to right: Capt. Caleb Wu, MCTSSA naval systems integration officer; Patrick Truxillo, George Scott, Joe St. Onge, Carl Bell). (Photo courtesy of U.S. Marine Corps) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin F. Davella III)
Marine Corps seeks ideas, information on Organic Precision Fires-Mounted capability - U.S. Marine Cpl. Hunter Badgett orients his target prior to calling for fire from a Light Armoured Vehicle as part of exercise Joint Assault Signals Company Black, Waiouru Military Camp, New Zealand, Sept. 27, 2018. Marine Corps Systems Command recently released a Request for Information for a potential Organic Precision Fires-Mounted capability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jordan E. Gilbert)
MCTSSA briefs industry leaders during partnership event - Col. Robert Bailey, Marine Corps Tactical Support System Activity commanding officer, speaks with business leaders during an Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry Feb. 6, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sky M. Laron)
Conversations about Marine Corps acquisition, innovation, and gear with host Manny Pacheco, USMC, retired.