The SITREP: Marines Test Future of Flight, Army Rolls Out New Tanks & More

Marines prepare to test a small unmanned aerial system at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 27, 2017. Technicians from the United States Army Research Lab demonstrated to the Marines how easy the system is to create and have it fully operational with little to no training. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Taylor W. Cooper

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

  • The Army celebrated the delivery of the next iteration of the iconic Abrams Main Battle Tank with the first of six M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 initial production vehicles.
  • The Navy commissioned and brought to life its newest Virginia class submarine, USS Washington (SSN 787), during a ceremony on board Naval Station Norfolk.
  • Marines tested remote controlled small unmanned aerial systems made through 3-D printing at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
  • The Military Health System reminds women to reset their health care habits and make better health a priority.

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