USMC small arms requirements a big ask for industry




The Marines are set to adopt a new shoulder-launched upgrade but the door is open for industry to help a range of potential small arms updates. Last year, the United States Marine Corps Systems Command teamed with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) to upgrade one of the longest-serving weapons within the Marine Corps. The shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapon (SMAW) has been in action for thirty years and exists in the field today as the MK153 Mod 0, but while c...
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