Marines respond to counter-UAS joint urgent operational need

By Lee Hudson  
June 1, 2018 at 11:46 AM
Over the last 12 to 18 months, the Marine Corps spent roughly $80 million to combat the counter-unmanned aerial system threat, which includes technology that will be outfitted on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. Lt. Col. David Sousa, integrated air and missile defense branch head at combat development and integration, told Inside Defense May 30 at the Pentagon the Marine Corps moved away from the ground-based air-defense capability in the late 1980s and early 1990s. At the time, the United...

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