Tag Archives: US Marine Corps

Vice Chiefs: Full-Year CR Would Hinder Ability To Counter Enemies' Tech Advances

Vice Chiefs: Full-Year CR Would Hinder Ability To Counter Enemies’ Tech Advances

Undated U.S. Central Command Photo of an alleged ISIS quadcopter captured by Iraqi Forces via DefenseOne

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Budget uncertainty is challenging the services as they try to modernize, both to keep up with enemy threats that are advancing around the globe and to replacing aging equipment near the end of its service life, the services’ second-in-commands said today. Read More

Info Warfare's Biggest Challenge: The Crowded Chaos of Cyberspace

Info Warfare’s Biggest Challenge: The Crowded Chaos of Cyberspace

Information Systems Technician 1st Class Heather Edbauer assigned to Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), track inventory while issuing new network computers for shipboard offices on July 14, 2015. US Navy Photo

Information Systems Technician 1st Class Heather Edbauer assigned to Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), track inventory while issuing new network computers for shipboard offices on July 14, 2015. US Navy Photo

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Unlike conventional warfare, the vast information environment has no boundaries and few rules, but rapid advances in technologies make it even tougher to keep up with cyber threats and ensure warfighting readiness, senior Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps leaders told WEST 2017 conference attendees in several talks and panel discussions. Read More

Marines' CIO: Don't Fear Deception in the Information Warfare Mission

Marines’ CIO: Don’t Fear Deception in the Information Warfare Mission

A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), reviews a map while conducting a night raid during Exercise Alligator Dagger near Arta, Djibouti, Dec. 21, 2016. US Marine Corps

A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), reviews a map while conducting a night raid during Exercise Alligator Dagger near Arta, Djibouti, Dec. 21, 2016. US Marine Corps

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – In a panel discussion examining how the sea services define information warfare in today’s environment, the Marine Corps’ chief information officer offered a blunt thought on what some of those missions should entail. Read More

Video: A View from the Boneyard

Video: A View from the Boneyard

The following Jan. 27, 2016 video is from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The “Boneyard” contains about 5,000 retired military aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps throughout its 2,600 acres. Read More

Navy, Marines to Test, Stretch Aviation-heavy USS America Before Deployment

Navy, Marines to Test, Stretch Aviation-heavy USS America Before Deployment

Four F-35B Lightning II aircraft perform a flyover above the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on Nov. 20, 2016. US Navy Photo

Four F-35B Lightning II aircraft perform a flyover above the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on Nov. 20, 2016. US Navy Photo

The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit will experiment with two different mixes of aircraft during at-sea training exercises before leaving with amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA-6) for its first overseas operational deployment, officials told USNI News last week. Read More