TITLE

The Mobile Marine

AUTHOR(S)
Kreisher, Otto
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Sea Power;Sep2009, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new Armor Protective Levels (APL) policy of the U.S. Marine Corps which provides its infantrymen with a range of protective gear. The new policy would grant its battalion commanders the authority to permit their Marine troops with the armor protection level and mission requirements by deploying full intensive protection military equipment. Moreover, the APL policy's three personal armor protection levels are described.
ACCESSION #
43934375

 

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