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MDM 2017: Commandant highlights new fighting concept

21st September 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Quantico, Virginia


The Commandant of the US Marine Corps, Gen Robert Neller, used the venue of Modern Day Marine 2017 to highlight the service’s new Littoral Operations in a Contested Environment (LOCE) fighting concept.

Acknowledging that he had spotlighted the Marine Operational Concept at last year’s event, Neller credited cooperative efforts with the US Navy for ‘the outgrowth’ of the LOCE concept.

‘We’ve seen a lot of gear here this week,’ he began. ‘But the equipment itself is just materiel. It doesn’t work unless you’ve got an idea of how to employ it or have a better idea of who you’re going

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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