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- General Dynamics Awarded $289 Million For IED Jamming System. // Defense Daily;2/9/2006, Vol. 229 Issue 26, p8
This article reports on the $289 million contract awarded by the Marine Corps Systems Command to General Dynamics to develop, design, integrate, produce and install Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Counter Measure systems as of February 2006. The contract also...
- No Fear on the Faces of These Marines. Owen, Ted // San Diego Business Journal;8/12/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 32, p34
Comments on the advances in the weapons systems of the U.S. Marine Corps. Type of weapon used by an infantryman trained at the School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton; Role of the Marines in the development of the defense industry in San Diego, California; Significance of the advances in weapons...
- Integrated system will provide faster access to calls for fire. Pence, Chris // Marines;Sep95, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p19
Reports on the Marine Corps Systems Command's development of the Forward Observer/Forward Air Controller System, a one-man, integrated target acquisition system. Components; Costs; Testing results.
- New Howitzer will provide same punch with less weight. Pence, Chris // Marines;Oct95, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p22
Describes the Light Weight 155mm Howitzer designed by the US Marine Corps Systems Command. Characteristics; Advantages over the M198 Howitzer.
- The light of night. Shearer, Tim // Marines;Dec95, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p18
Describes the PAC-4 Charlie, a new night optical system for the Battalion Landing Team deployed in the Mediterranean. Limitation of shooting range; Development of a program on how to use the new gear; Popularity of the PAC-4s with the Marines.
- New hardware upgrades Corps inventory. Lee, Shanze // Marines;Jan96, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p4
Looks at the upgrade of the US Marine Corps' weapons and equipment inventory. Machine guns; Global positioning systems; Increase in environmental and safety concerns; Advancements in infantry weapons.
- Anti-armor upgrades. // Marines;Jul96, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p19
Reports on anti-armor upgrades in the US Marine Corps. Includes the launching of the Short Range Assault Weapon called Predator; Retirement of the Dragon missile system and its replacement by Javelin system; Plans for the Tube-launched Optically-tracked Wire-guided Weapon System 2B and the...
- Jordon. Ongley, Steve N. // Marines;Sep96, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p31
Reports on the utilization of the United States Marine Corps' Avenger weapons systems to change the role and effectiveness of low attitude defense sections by the LAAD Marines. Installation of the Avenger; Key features.
- A glimpse at tomorrow. Luddy, John // Marines;Aug97, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p16
Presents the US Marine Corps' advance weapons systems and defense programs. Includes the precision gunnery training system; Javelin anti-armor weapon; Predator anti-armor weapon; Lightweight 155 mm howitzer; Non-Lethal Weapons Capability Sets.