Marines Focus on Portable ID Gear to Reduce Fratricide

Kime, Patricia
November 2003
Sea Power;Nov2003, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p23
Focuses on the quest of U.S. Marine Commanders in seeking technology that would end friendly-fire deaths. Need for the defense community to develop a magic bullet to protect troops from one another in the fog of war; Initiatives taken in exploring systems to enhance battlefield awareness and reduce the incidence of fratricide; Focus of the Marine Corps on the Mounted Cooperative Target Identification System (MCTIS), a system that identify vehicles and aircraft to one another.


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