Navy, Marines looking for alternative ways to send forces ashore

By Lee Hudson / March 27, 2017 at 12:14 PM
The Navy and Marine Corps are gearing up for an advanced naval technology exercise next month in California to look at various ways to get combat troops ashore, according to officials. In October 2016 the government sent out a special notice to industry seeking new technologies to use for the large scale exercise and received 124 submissions, Capt. Chris Mercer, rapid prototyping and experimentation director for the Navy, said March 25 during a roundtable in Triangle, VA. The government held...

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