From targeting to mobility, mobile devices combine technology and tactics

For ground observers calling in fire on a target, the observer has historically worked with a radio and a pair of binoculars, or a massive laser guidance system to get the job done. But systems have become more accurate and portable over the decades. The Army and Marines aren’t entirely dependent on devices smaller than … Read more

New flying technology changes the marines’ mentality for future combat

WASHINGTON — Naval aviation planners are looking beyond vertical take-off aircraft, such as the AV-8 Harrier or MV-22 Osprey, and instead at how aviation support fits into combat power, regardless of aircraft type. New challenges in the face of Chinese, Russian and other hostile militaries have forced the Corps to find new ways of doing … Read more

New simulation technology heading to five naval bases by 2025

Thirteen years after Navy commanders first identified the need for sophisticated, interwoven simulator training, the first iteration of the live virtual construction training environment is nearly ready to debut at Navy Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California. Within two years, officials say, LVC-TEs will operate at five bases across the Corps, and the Marines … Read more

New simulation technology heading to five naval bases by 2025

Thirteen years after Navy commanders first identified the need for sophisticated, interwoven simulator training, the first iteration of the live virtual construction training environment is nearly ready to debut at Navy Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California. Within two years, officials say, LVC-TEs will operate at five bases across the Corps, and the Marines … Read more

These naval-generated technical ideas have become prototypes for actual field use

WASHINGTON, DC – Marines across the force are presenting “fix it” ideas to the Office of Naval Research, which has produced items such as field-ready hydrogen fuel production and a “talking robot” that can filter related items into a digital packet of chat data for information operations. The Office of Naval Research shared these and … Read more