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USMC looks ahead to new rocket system

17th August 2020 - 12:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira


The USMC is keen to improve the lethality and safety of its troops as the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) has released a solicitation to procure a next-generation, shoulder-fired rocket system.

The US Army has published in July an RFP to purchase the M72 Light Assault Weapon Fire from Enclosure (LAW FFE) munition on behalf of the MCSC. The Marine Corps Programme Manager, Ammunition (PM Ammo) expects to field the system in the FY2022.

An MCSC spokesperson told Shephard that the M72 LAW FFE will be used throughout the Marine Corps, although no further details are available about the number of systems

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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