Marine Corps Goes Light

Brody Ladd | 04/21/2020

Sailors unload a Marine M1A1 Abrams tank during the Saber Strike exercise in Latvia in May 2017. The Marine Corps plans to divest its tank units as part of a major reorganization designed to produce a lighter, more mobile and flexible force focused on supporting naval operations in potential conflicts with peer or near-peer adversaries. As the U.S. has wound down its involvement in conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, military planners have turned their attention to what comes next....

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