Top Marine Says Light Armored Reconnaissance is Outmoded on Future Battlefield

Top Marine Says Light Armored Reconnaissance is Outmoded on Future Battlefield

Top Marine Says Light Armored Reconnaissance is Outmoded on Future Battlefield by Shawn Snow – Marine Corps Times

The top Marine told reporters Wednesday that current layout and organization of the Corps’ Light Armored Reconnaissance units were better equipped to handle another conflict in the Middle East instead of rising near-peer rivals.

The comments from the Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David Berger come as the Corps announced it was axing all of its tank battalions as part of an effort to modernized and redesign the force to contend with more sophisticated enemy forces.

Light Armored Reconnaissance today is built great for another Desert Shield, Desert Storm,” Berger said Wednesday. “I don’t see that likelihood as being very great.”…

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Wed, 04/01/2020 – 3:27pm



Source: Small War Journal
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