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Marines Seek New Tech To Get Ashore Vs. Missiles; Reinventing Amphib Assault

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

NATIONAL HARBOR: Cheap grey-market missiles and commercially available radar kits are forcing the Marines to reinvent amphibious warfare for the 21st century. The new Corps concept, Expeditionary Force 21, predicts long-range threats will force the fleet to stay at least 65 nautical miles offshore, a dozen times the distance that existing Marine amphibious vehicles are… Keep reading →

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