Marine Corps pursues aggressive change with deep ramifications for acquisition

By Mallory Shelbourne / February 6, 2020 at 5:00 AM
As the Marine Corps works to keep up with a new National Defense Strategy, its top officer is advocating for sweeping force design changes meant to help the service prepare for 2030. The Commandant's Planning Guidance , a 26-page document making the case for naval integration in a period of great power competition, posits that the Marine Corps should invest in lower cost, more lethal platforms and move away from legacy capabilities used to fight land wars in the Middle...

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