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September 23, 2016
U.S. Marine Corps command and control system passes test
Scottsdale, Ariz. (UPI) Sep 21, 2016
General Dynamics Mission Systems' Common Aviation Command and Control System recently completed a U.S. Marine Corps operational test, the company announced Wednesday. The successful test was undertaken during a Marine Corps weapons and tactics instructor course in Arizona, General Dynamics said in a statement. Also known as CAC2S, the system is a command and control system that integrates information from various aerial and ground-based radar systems and sensors to enable greater interop ... read more

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South Korea considers buying 20 more F-35A stealth jets
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