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More Firepower for the Marine Rifle Squad

The weapons allocated to the infantry squad have not been changed since the mid 1960s, when the M-16 replaced the Carbine as the rifleman's...

Raytheon, Swift Engineering Team Again to Bid for Future USMC UAV

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) and Swift Engineering, Inc. announced the renewal of their teaming agreement in pursuit of the forthcoming U.S. Navy/Marine Corps Tier II/ Small...

Marine Corps Systems Command Launches MRAP II Solicitation

As enemy threats to warfighters evolve, the technology used to protect the troops in the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) is evolving as well....

M2C2 – Mobile Modular Command & Control Vehicle

The U.S. Marine Corps are evaluating On the Move / Over the Horizon (OTM/OTH) capabilities for deployable maneuver elements, providing command and control elements...

Force protection to Produce 1,000 MRAP Vehicles for the USMC

Force Protection Industries, Inc. received a third order from the Marine Corps Systems Command, worth $480 million for the delivery of 1,000Mine Resistant Ambush...

US Marines’s Forward Observers Gear up For Excalibur

The US Marine Corps plans to field hand held Target Location, Designation and Hand-off Systems (TLDHS) to equip artillery forward observers with entry device...

Oshkosh Truck will deliver 100 armored vehicles for the USMC (MRAP)...

Oshkosh Truck Corporation received a $30.6 million contract award from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command, to deliver 100 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle...

USMC Awards $79 million for foreign MRAP designs

The second batch of orders worth of a total US$79 million for low-rate initial production MRAP vehicles were issued this week. The vehicles include the South...

Lightweight Prime Mover to Tow USMC’s M777 Guns

The U.S. Marine Corps have received the initial four Lightweight Prime Mover (LWPM) vehicles from Lockheed Martin’s Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) program. The...

Handheld Standoff Mine Detection System (HSTAMIDS)

CyTerra, a L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary received a U.S. Army follow-on order worth about US$40 million to provide several thousand AN/PSS-14 advanced mine...

Small, Tactical UAS (Tier II) Pursued by US Navy and Marines

The U.S. Navy UAS program office PMA-263 is planning to expand the family of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) operated by the Navy and Marine...

US Navy Invests $1.6m. to Test Smart Armor for the US...

Solidica, Inc. will demonstrate a 'smart armor' concept under a US Marine Corps program funded by US$1.6 million award. The program will demonstrate how...

General Tactical Vehicles – Joint Venture to Bid on JLTV

AM General and General Dynamics Land Systems today announced they will form a joint venture to compete for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps Joint...

MTVR Medium Truck Armor Protection Kits ECP-59

New protection suits were recently introduced for the Oshkosh Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement truck (MTVR), used by the US Marine Corps. The corps is...

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