09 Feb '18, 7pm

Marine Corps’ fears about enemy missiles prompts top secret meeting at Quantico https://t.co/ixnBrK1EoI

The Corps is scrambling to piece together a new operational concept to counter growing threats around the globe, especially the new long-range cruise missiles and other sophisticated technology from near-peer competitors like Russia and China. On April 10, the Marines will host a classified “innovation day” with members of academia and industry to discuss a new concept called Expeditionary Advance Base Operations . The event will showcase new emerging technologies that could aid the Corps in implementing this new plan. Expeditionary Advance Base Operations “calls for an alternative, difficult to target forward basing infrastructure that will enable US naval and joint forces to create a more resilient forward based posture to persist, partner and operate within range of adversary long range precision fires,” according to a Marine Corps’ official request for information. The...

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