Large-scale exposition focuses on meeting the Corps’ future needs - Michael Poe (right), team lead for the Mobility/Counter Mobility program at Marine Corps Systems Command, and Kim Foster, MCSC’s strategic engagement and community relations lead, engage with guests at the command’s booth Sept. 19 at the Modern Day Marine Military Exposition, aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Held Sept. 17–19, MDMME enabled industry to showcase inventions and explore the realm of possibilities with the Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Matt Gonzales)
Corps engages industry through briefing event - William Bush, lead Information Systems Security Manager at Marine Corps Systems Command, closed the event with a presentation about the command’s cybersecurity branch Sept. 13 at the Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The day-long event provided a platform for MCSC to engage with industry in a controlled business environment and establish a foundation for industry’s investment in future technology needs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Matt Gonzales)
Handheld digital targeting system provides fire and air support to Marines - A Marine plots coordinates of simulated enemy positions with a Target Handoff System version 2.0 during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2017. THSv2 is a man-portable system that employs commercial off-the-shelf, shock-resistant tablets to perform various targeting functions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Taylor W. Cooper)
181212-M-QK813-008 - A Marine peers through the lens of the Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles during new equipment training in December 2018 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The Marine Corps awarded a contract Sept. 6, 2019, to procure approximately 14,000 systems. The SBNVG is expected to enhance the infantry’s lethality and situational awareness in reduced visibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Joseph Neigh)
Handheld tablet improves situational awareness - U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 request reinforcement through a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Common Handheld during a platoon-supported attack range at Giskas, Norway, Aug. 7, 2018. The MCH is a tablet-based communication system that enhances situational awareness on the battlefield. The device enables dismounted Marines to use commercial smart devices to plot and share enemy locations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gloria Lepko)
Conversations about Marine Corps acquisition, innovation, and gear with host Manny Pacheco, USMC, retired.