New manual: Marine Corps expeditionary warfare efforts will be key in future conflicts

By Aidan Quigley / March 31, 2021 at 5:52 PM
The Marine Corps' expeditionary advanced base operations will help the service counter adversaries' growing long-range, anti-access capabilities, according to a new service manual. The "Tentative Manual for Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations," dated February 2021 and obtained by Inside Defense , lays out the Marine Corps' plans to develop and use expeditionary advanced base operations. The manual lays out the "official baseline of ideas to be tested" as the service designs and develops the new operational concept. "This tentative manual's purpose...

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