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MILCOM 2017: USMC seeks industry help for comms gap

25th October 2017 - 17:00 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Baltimore


The US Marine Corps (USMC) needs industry’s help bridging communication gaps and preparing its deployed marines for austere environments.

The USMC's director C4 and chief information officer, Brig Gen Dennis Crall, told delegates at MILCOM 2017 that the service has communication capability gaps and is in ‘constant need of help’ when it comes to C4.

‘I know we are a tough partner sometimes but I’m interested in technology that will help solve problems,’ Crall told industry.

‘I want to do business differently —  fewer people, more automation. So if you’re thinking data handling [or] how I make sense of structured and

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Ashley Roque


Ashley Roque

Ashley Roque joined Shephard Media in January 2018 as its North American Editor, based in …

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