Marines experiment with manned-unmanned teaming in live-fire exercise

By Justin Doubleday / August 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Marine Corps technologists experimented with pairing a Marine platoon with various unmanned air and ground systems during a live-fire exercise earlier this month. The Aug. 5 live-fire test was the culminating event of the 10-day Marine Air-Ground Task Force Integrated Experiment (MIX) conducted at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, CA. Throughout the experiment, the Marines tested out a variety of new and experimental technologies, combining them with program-of-record equipment to assess their potential utility future conflict...

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