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MessageSujet: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Sam 2 Mai 2009 - 23:39

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Ven 29 Mai 2009 - 18:57

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Lun 21 Sep 2009 - 3:58

USMC Force Recon




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Reconnaissance



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States Marine Corps Recon Battalions, Deep Reconnaissance
Platoons, and Amphibious Reconnaissance units




A Co. 3rd Recon BN at Bellow's Beach, HI


A note on the 1998 reorganization of USMC Reconnaissance:
Within the USMC there are Recon Battalions and Force Recon Companies.
The Recon BN's work in support of the Division gathering intelligence to something like 10 miles past the forward edge of the battle area.
The Force Recon companies gathere all intelligence past this 10 mile limit. The Force Recon company having this mission is trained
in more elaborate insertion / extraction methods such as jump / scuba / SPIE rig etc.



Currently 2ND Force Recon and 2ND Recon BN are now united under a single unit called a Reconnaissance Battalion. Within this Recon
BN there are three companies. A company is the new Marines still cycling through the various schools Recon Marines must attend.
B company contains trained Recon Marines gathering intelligence out to the Forward Edge of the Battle Area. C company contains
the highest trained Recon Marines, mostly former Force Marines, who gather the long range recon information.
All other Recon units remain the same.


1st Force Reconnaissance Company Camp Pendleton, CA

1st Recon Company (soon to be 1st Recon BN again) Camp Pendleton, CA

2ND Recon BN (includes 2ND Force) Camp Lejune, NC

5th Force Recon BN, Okinawa

3RD Recon BN, Okinawa

4th Recon BN, Reserves

3RD and 4th Force Recon are Reserve units located through
out the US.



To gain the MOS of 0321 Reconnaissance Marine, candidates must attend either BRC on the West Coast or ARS on the East Coast.
The class is currently 3 months long. A Marine Recruiter can enlist any eligible Male into the 0321 MOS and guarantee a seat at one
of these schools.


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PS: Peut etre est-il necessaire de rappeler que les soldats qui ont libérés l'IRAK, ce sont eux... Une serie, Generation Kill, raconte les peripeties des premières unités de Forces Recon à être entrés en IRAK ... Sans oublier que ce sont les Heros du jeu Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare, dont le joueur incarne un sergent dans cette unité...

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Lun 21 Sep 2009 - 11:09

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Lun 21 Sep 2009 - 16:22

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qui ont libérés l'IRAK

J'ai bloqué sur cette phrase, j'avais pas la moindre idée de ce que je devais mettre Alors j'ai mis le plus simple

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Lun 21 Sep 2009 - 20:28

H3llF!R3 a écrit:
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qui ont libérés l'IRAK

J'ai bloqué sur cette phrase, j'avais pas la moindre idée de ce que je devais mettre Alors j'ai mis le plus simple

des fois vaut mieux rien mettre ....

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Jeu 3 Déc 2009 - 20:04

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GD Wins $2.2bn US Military Vehicle Contract
The US Army TACOM Life-Cycle Management Command has awarded a $2.2bn contract to General Dynamics (GD) for the provision of 724 light armoured vehicles (LAV).

Under the contract, General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of GD, will produce and deliver ten LAV II variants based on an 8×8 design weighing up to 14,500kg.

The high-mobility LAV II features a 25mm turret-mounted main gun, lightweight armour and reduced maintenance needs for a variety of uses including command and control, reconnaissance, surveillance, anti-tank missions and as a personnel carrier.

Deliveries are expected to begin in April 2011.

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Dim 13 Déc 2009 - 23:10




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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Dim 13 Déc 2009 - 23:30




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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Lun 8 Fév 2010 - 3:54


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BAIE DE GRAND GOAVE, Haiti (Jan. 28, 2010) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter lifts off from the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 heads for the Haitian shore after departing Bataan's well deck. Bataan and the amphibious dock landing ships USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) and USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) are participating in Operation Unified Response. ( photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristopher Wilson/Released)

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Jeu 18 Fév 2010 - 15:18

Le K-MAX hélicoptère sans pilote de L' US Marine Corps a effectué une démonstration réussie de réapprovisionner les troupes à bases d'opérations avancées en Afghanistan.


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Unmanned K-MAX Helicopter Performs Re-Supply Demo
A US Marine Corps unmanned K-MAX helicopter has performed a successful demonstration of re-supplying troops at forward operating bases in Afghanistan.
The test was conducted by a team formed by Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corporation.
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors Aviation Systems' vice president Dan Spoor said the system performed a rigorous set of cargo re-supply scenarios as programmed, allowing the ground-based operator to monitor progress, and make adjustments to aircraft positioning only when requested by the Marine Corps for demonstration purposes.
During the demo, the K-MAX hovered at 12,000ft with a 1,500lb sling load, and delivered 3,000lb of cargo, within six hours to a forward operating base in two 150nm round-trip flights.
A remotely controlled flight and precision load delivery by a ground-based operator in both day and night conditions, as well as uploading a new mission plan to the aircraft's mission management system during flight, were also part of the K-MAX demonstration.
During the demonstration, the unmanned K-MAX helicopter's four-hook carousel, which enables multi-load deliveries in a single flight, was also displayed.
The K-MAX helicopter lifted a total cargo of 3,450lb, and flew to three pre-programmed delivery coordinates, while autonomously releasing a sling load at each location.
The fourth load delivery of the K-MAX helicopter was performed under manual control by the ground operator.
Kaman Helicopters president Sal Bordonaro said this capability gives the US Marine Corps a proven unmanned power lifter to bring vital cargo to troops on the battlefield without the need for ground vehicles and manned helicopters.
The K-MAX demonstration was part of a $860,000 contract, awarded by the US Marine Corps to Kaman Aerospace in August 2009.
Prior to this demo, the K-MAX has demonstrated an autonomous and remote control flight over both line-of-sight and satellite-based beyond line-of-sight data link.
The autonomous and remote control flight was demonstrated during a series of flights in subfreezing temperatures at the US Army's Dugway Proving Ground, UT.


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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Mar 16 Mar 2010 - 10:41

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Boeing A160T Proves Resupply Capability for US Marines




ST. LOUIS, March 15, 2010 — The Boeing [NYSE: BA] A160T Hummingbird has successfully completed a cargo delivery demonstration under a U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory contract, proving the unmanned rotorcraft’s ability to resupply frontline troops in rough terrain. The Hummingbird met or exceeded all of the demonstration requirements during the tests, conducted March 9 – March 11 at the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah.
Boeing showed that the A160T can deliver at least 2,500 pounds of cargo from one simulated forward-operating base to another 75 nautical miles away in well under the required six hours. The simulated mission carried 1,250-pound sling loads over two 150-nautical-mile round trips, with the A160T operating autonomously on a preprogrammed mission.
“The Hummingbird’s performance was outstanding, as we had expected,” said Vic Sweberg, director of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Boeing Military Aircraft. “The A160T’s capabilities can fulfill our customer’s near-term need for 24/7, reliable cargo resupply. It also provides unmatched flexibility to carry out a variety of other missions, including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; target acquisition; direct action; and communication relay.”
The A160T completed seven test flights during the demonstration, including a two-minute hover at 12,000 feet with the 1,250-pound sling load, and a nighttime delivery to a simulated forward operating base. The A160T’s ability to execute extremely accurate autonomous deliveries also was demonstrated.
The A160T has a 2,500-pound payload capacity. It features a unique optimum-speed-rotor technology that significantly improves overall performance efficiency by adjusting the rotor’s speed at different altitudes, gross weights and cruise speeds. The autonomous unmanned aircraft, measuring 35 feet long with a 36-foot rotor diameter, has hovered at 20,000 feet and cruised at more than 140 knots. The A160T established a world endurance record in its class in 2008 with an 18.7-hour unrefueled flight
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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Lun 24 Mai 2010 - 10:04

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Hawker Beechcraft Rolls Out First of U.S. Marine Corps’ King Air 350 Turboprop Fleet

WICHITA, Kan. (May 18, 2010) – In a ceremony today at its headquarters in Wichita, Kan., Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) rolled out the first special mission King Air 350 for the United States Marine Corps (USMC). The Beechcraft King Air family, which has been in USMC service for more than 20 years, is the world’s best selling turboprop line of all time. The USMC awarded the defense contract for six modified King Air 350 turboprops, designated by the military as the UC-12W Huron, to HBC in July 2008 to replace six of their current UC-12 Operational Support Airlift (OSA) aircraft. Included in the contract are options allowing for replacement of the remaining six UC-12 aircraft in the fleet.

“Roll out of the UC-12W is an important milestone for the U.S. Marine Corps OSA community,” said Jim Maslowski, HBC president, U.S. and International Government Business. “With its enhanced range, payload, avionics and aircraft survivability suite, introduction of the UC-12W into the inventory will provide the forward-deployed Marine Air-Ground Task Force relevant and sustainable OSA and critical flexibility. We are appreciative of the Kansas Delegation who played a critical role in obtaining the funding for this important contract as these aircraft will provide all-important operational support to our troops.”

Joining HBC officials for the ceremony were Lt. Gen. George Trautman, USMC Deputy Commandant for Aviation; Maj. Gen. John Croley, Commanding General 4th Marine Aircraft Wing; and Maj. Gen. (Select) Jon Davis, Assistant Deputy Commandant for Aviation. In addition, representatives from Naval Air Systems Command and the Defense Contract Management Agency attended the ceremony.

The current UC-12 aircraft are military transport versions of the Beechcraft King Air 200, which have been providing urgent intra-theater transport of high priority cargo/passengers to the USMC for the last 20 years. The UC-12W, a modified version of the King Air 350 equipped with a cargo door and military required equipment, is a modern and improved version of the UC-12.

As the flagship and the largest of the King Air line, the versatile King Air 350 has incredible capabilities and is ideal for military use. The UC-12W will provide the USMC with advanced technology and greater reliability. It is faster, has more range and carries more useful cargo and two additional passengers than the UC-12.
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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Mar 1 Juin 2010 - 15:51


A MV -22 Osprey flys out of Corona Park, Queens after completing a helicopter raid. More than 3,000 Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen will be in the area participating in community outreach events and equipment demonstrations. This is the 26th year New York City has hosted the sea services for Fleet Week. Photo by Cpl. Bobbie A. Curtis

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Sam 5 Juin 2010 - 13:40

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Northrop Grumman's Viper Strike Being Added to KC-130J Arsenal



HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Marine Corps Harvest Hawk aircraft will soon be equipped with Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) -built Viper Strike stand-off precision guided munition as part of an effort under way to bring greater utility to the Marines' KC-130J refueling and cargo aircraft.

Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will deliver 65 Viper Strike munitions beginning this year to the Joint Attack Munition Systems Project Office within the Program Executive Office Missiles and Space at Redstone Arsenal for eventual integration onto the KC-130J platform.

Viper Strike is a gliding munition capable of precision attack from extended stand-off ranges using GPS-aided navigation and a semi-active laser seeker. Its small size, precision and high agility provide a very low collateral damage weapon that can be used in the difficult operational environments where U.S. troops may be deployed.

"In today's irregular warfare environment, Viper Strike provides the right characteristics needed to support our warfighters in the current fight - high precision and agility to hit targets in complex terrain and with very low collateral damage," said Steve Considine, programs director, Aviation and Weapons for Northrop Grumman's Land and Self-Protection Systems Division. "The KC-103J represents the latest military airborne asset to be equipped with Viper Strike's formidable capabilities."

Viper Strike munitions are produced at the company's Huntsville, Ala., facility.

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Sam 5 Juin 2010 - 14:33

transferé USMC Wink
bizarre ca je l´ai jamais vu,pour KC-130J en plus scratch

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Jeu 10 Juin 2010 - 13:01


CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 4, 2010) Amphibious assault vehicles transporting Marines from the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines land at Red Beach at Camp Pendleton as helicopters from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 465 fly overhead during exercise Dawn Blitz. The exercise is a series of amphibious operations involving Sailors and Marines to reinvigorate the core competency of amphibious operations and enhance interaction between the Navy and the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sheila M. Brooks)

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Jeu 10 Juin 2010 - 14:04

Here Comes the Brass



Posted 6/2/2010
U.S. Army Pfc. Mark Ayers stands ready to dispose of spent brass during a artillery live fire qualification range on Memorial Range, Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, May 21, 2010. Ayers is assigned to Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery. The soldiers are required to conduct range qualification to keep the fire team's accuracy and timing at its best. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jason Stewart

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Mar 22 Juin 2010 - 18:20

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A Boy and His Dog - Marine Version



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Lance Cpl. Daniel Franke, a dog handler attached to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 2, lays in the prone on an overlooking hill with his dog, in Towrah Ghundey, June 11. The Marines posted on the hill soon received enemy contact and suppressed the enemy, causing them to retreat. Photo by Cpl. Daniel Blatter

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Mar 22 Juin 2010 - 18:22

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Blitzing the Beach



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CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 4, 2010) Marines assigned to Bravo Company, 2nd Platoon of the 3rd Assault Amphibious Battalion (3rd AABN) conduct amphibious assault vehicle maneuvers on Red Beach at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. during Dawn Blitz 10. Dawn Blitz is a series of amphibious operations involving Sailors and Marines to reinvigorate the core competency of amphibious operations and enhance interaction between the Navy and the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua A. Rucker)
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An amphibious assault vehicle assigned to the 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion fires a line charge at Camp Lejeune, N.C. A line charge is composed of more than 1750 pounds of explosives and is used to clear beachhead entries during an amphibious assault. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian A. Kinney)

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Mer 23 Juin 2010 - 12:38

Les Marines ont effectué un exercice d'assaut amphibie de grande envergure sur les plages californiennes début juin. Des milliers de "leathernecks" ont débarqué d'hélicos et de navires de débarquement, dans le plus pur style d'Iwo Jima.
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U.S. rethinks a Marine Corps specialty: storming beaches


During an amphibious assault exercise at Camp Pendleton, Marines appear rusty. They haven't made such a landing since the Korean War — and some leaders wonder whether they will ever do it again.

Reporting from Camp Pendleton and Washington —
On a stretch of clean, white Southern California beach, thousands of young Marines this month charged forward from the sea, leaping from helicopters and landing craft, echoing the exercises conducted decades before when Marines trained for Iwo Jima and Inchon.

It was the largest and most complex amphibious exercise since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. It also could be one of the last.

Soon after Marine recruits are given that distinctive, high-and-tight haircut, they are taught about the great amphibious assaults of the past. Those stories, a core part of the Marine identity, "are encoded in our DNA," said Lt. Col. Bruce Laughlin, operations officer for the exercise, dubbed Dawn Blitz.



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But the Marines have not stormed a hostile beach since Inchon during the Korean War. And influential military thinkers — including, most notably, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates — have begun to question whether the Marines will ever do it again.

In a speech last month, Gates said rogue nations and nonstate movements such as Hezbollah now possessed sophisticated guided missiles that could destroy naval ships, forcing them to stay well away from shore and making any sort of beach landing by Marines extremely dangerous.

Countries including China and Iran have guided missiles and other defenses to deter a beach landing, said Andrew Krepinevich, president of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, who has written skeptically of traditional amphibious landings. Minor powers, meanwhile, could hardly resist the kind of landing the Marines practiced in Dawn Blitz, he said.

"Where are we going to use this? Can the effect justify the rather high cost we are paying for this?" Krepinevich said.

For more than eight years, the Marines have been fighting hundreds of miles from the sea in Iraq's Anbar and Afghanistan's Helmand provinces. They have remade themselves as experts on counter-insurgency. They have subdued and co-opted militant movements in Iraq. Now they are trying to do the same in Afghanistan.

But in that period they have not trained on a large scale to take a beach from a hostile force, moving in darkness, using a coordinated punch of firepower from ships, aircraft and infantry "grunts" with sand and seawater on their boots.

"A few older Marines had to dust off some old memories to snap back into it," said Maj. Howard Hall, the senior watch officer for Dawn Blitz.

As Lt. Col. Todd Simmons, commander of the 1st Battalion, 7th Regiment, waited for his Marines to board boats for the rush ashore, he estimated that 85% had never been on a ship. Many would experience that age-old malady of troops crowded into landing craft: vomiting on their shoes as the waves bounced up and down.

"The Marines have been doing this for more than 60 years, but it does require some practice," Simmons said.

A few miles away, Lt. Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., commander of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and the Pentagon's choice to be the next assistant commandant of the Corps, looked pleased as he watched the exercise. But the lack of practice, he acknowledged, showed in the complexities of the assault.

"What we're doing here is busting some rust," Dunford said.

Marines argue that amphibious operations encompass much more than Iwo Jima-style landings, referring to the U.S. assault on the Japanese island during World War II. In fact, most operations from the sea involve uncontested landings, including humanitarian relief missions and disaster response, including January's earthquake in Haiti. Others call for evacuations of Americans from war zones, as the Marines did in Lebanon in 2006.

"When visualizing amphibious operations, some people default to Iwo Jima or Inchon, and those are not the operations we are contemplating in the future," said Lt. Gen. George J. Flynn, the Marines' deputy commandant for combat development.

Still, many officers concede that Gates has a point. The development of defensive technology means the Marines must rethink how they come ashore and avoid fortified beaches or landing zones.

But many Marines believe the ability to conduct amphibious landings is what makes them different. Take away their unique characteristics, and you take away the Marines' reason for being.

"There is a paranoia, bred into every Marine, that the Marine Corps will be made to look like the Army, and then in lean times something will get cut — the 'extra' army," said Emerson "Emo" Gardner, a retired lieutenant general who served as a close advisor to Gates.

Given the unwavering support for the Marines in Congress, there is little chance the service would be eliminated. Nonetheless, when Gates observed last month that the Army was becoming more like the Marines, and the Marines more like the Army, the Corps began to worry.

Gates has said the job of the next leader of the Marines is to define the service's post-Afghanistan mission. And he has tapped Gen. James F. Amos, a Marine aviator, as the first fighter pilot to lead the service. With a broader view of what it means to be a Marine, Amos may prove less wedded to traditional views of contested amphibious assaults.

Even if such amphibious landings are eliminated, the Marines still have a different approach to warfare. In counter-insurgency campaigns, for example, Marines often try to degrade militant groups, while the Army focuses on protecting the civilian population.

"There is a lot of value in having an independent Marine Corps, simply because they do have a different view of land warfare than the Army," said retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles J. Dunlap, who writes frequently on the future of warfare.

Some Marines do not necessarily disagree. But they also argue the reason they approach things differently is that they train to come in quickly from the sea, and do any task assigned to them.

"Our nation has the right to expect us to go in any clime, any place and do anything," Dunford said as he watched the Camp Pendleton exercise. "We are not a one-trick pony."

Los Anglos Times

L'article déclare que c'est le plus grand et plus complexe exercice amphibie depuis le 11 septembre, et que ce pourrait bien être le dernier. Les Marines n'ont pas pris une seule plage d'assaut depuis Inchon pendant la guerre de Corée. Les ennemis potentiels d'aujourd'hui ayant les moyens de repousser assez facilement un assaut de ce type, Robert Gates (entre autres) pose la question de l'utilité de maintenir une force de débarquement du format actuel.

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MessageSujet: Re: US Marine Corps (USMC)   Ven 25 Juin 2010 - 12:23

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Marine Assault Breacher



Posted 6/24/2010
Assault breacher vehicles wait to conduct a breaching operation during the 3rd CEB mission rehearsal exercise Feb. 26. ABVs are a modified version of the M1-A1 Main Battle Tank which carries and launches two line charges. Each charge tub contains 1,750 pounds of Composite Four explosives attached to a rocket, to help clear routes of dangers. (U.S. Marines photo/Lance Cpl. Benjamin Crilly)

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