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April 4, 2019

3D-printed impeller enhances readiness of Corps’ main battle tank

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marine Corps Systems Command recently collaborated with fleet Marines and other organizations to review the successful performance of several 3D-printed impellers used on M1A1 Abrams tanks at Twentynine Palms, California. The Corps plans to use 3D-printed impellers when the original part wears or becomes inoperable and a new part cannot be received in a timely fashion.

June 1, 2018

Corps to award sole source orders for cold weather boots and socks

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marines will stay warm during ambient cold weather operations with new boots and socks. Marine Corps Systems Command intends to award sole source purchase orders for two types of Intense Cold Weather Boots and Intense Cold Weather Socks to improve Marines’ performance in cold weather environments. A total of 2,000 boots and 50,000 pairs of socks will be delivered from four vendors by Sept. 28.

Oct. 26, 2017

Corps reaches final stages of tropical boots, uniform testing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The Marine Corps wrapped up its fourth and final field user evaluation for a prototype tropical utility uniform and boots in late September.

Aug. 15, 2017

Corps explores deploying 3D mobile fab labs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The Marine Corps is looking to make additive manufacturing as expeditionary as the operating forces using it. The X-FAB—which stands for expeditionary fabrication—facility is a self-contained, transportable additive manufacturing lab that can deploy with battalion-level Marine maintenance units.

July 13, 2017

Marine Corps’ acquisition command ensures 3-D parts are safe, certified

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — From building drones to creating replacement parts for Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Marine Corps Systems Command is helping Marines stay abreast of innovative technology through 3-D printing.

Jan. 12, 2017

Infantry Equipping Challenge drives toward leaner, more lethal gear for Marines

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marine Corps Systems Command and the Marine Corps School of Infantry–East teamed up Dec. 5-8, to evaluate gear designed to make Marines leaner and more lethal on the battlefield.

Dec. 13, 2016

Government ‘trade-ins’ help Corps modernize gear for fleet

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marine Corps Systems Command’s Combat Support Systems is exploring ways to get Marines the equipment they need faster and at no additional cost.