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Marine Corps

U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, use an FIM-92 Stinger and a Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System to defend against unmanned aerial systems threats during a strait transit exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Pacific Ocean, Jan. 12, 2024. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Helms)

New Marine Corps ‘fusion center’ to focus on counter-drone tech

The office was recently set up at Quantico to help move capabilities from the science-and-technology enterprise through the acquisition pipeline to fielding.
U.S. Marines assigned to Defensive Cyberspace Operations – Internal Defensive Measures Company, 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, review network configurations in the current operations tent at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 1, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cutler Brice)

No nominee to fill top Marine Corps information post after former pick assigned to different job

Maj. Gen. Ryan Heritage was nominated and confirmed to be the next deputy commandant for information, but he's been assigned to a different position.
3D illustration of Neptune, Roman god of the sea (Getty Images)

Navy ramping up Neptune cloud efforts

The Neptune Cloud Management Office was formally established in 2023 and has two components: one for the Navy and another for the Marine Corps.
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U.S. Marines assigned to Defensive Cyberspace Operations – Internal Defensive Measures Company, 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, review network configurations in the current operations tent at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 1, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cutler Brice)

Marine Corps deploys cyber personnel to Pacific for enduring defense mission

The cyber rotational force concept brings experts from Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command to the Indo-Pacific region to assist in hardening networks and critical infrastructure.
The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and the Threat Systems Management Office operate a swarm of 40 drones to test the rotational units capabilities during the battle of Razish, National Training Center on May 8th, 2019. (U.S. Army Photo by Pv2 James Newsome)

Army, Marine Corps ping industry for more counter-drone tech

The Army and Marine Corps recently released an RFI and RFP, respectively, for technologies that can defeat unmanned aerial systems.
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