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Oorah! Marines to get hybrid power generators for the field

Aiming to cut fuel usage by as much as 40 percent, the generators use solar power to help Marines stay powered up longer and more efficiently when forward deployed.

By Oct. 18, 2012


At Pendleton, teaching Marines calm in the chaos of combat

With the Infantry Immersion Trainer, the Marines have a system designed to prepare troops for what urban conflict is like. CNET Road Trip embedded -- and got shot.

By Jul. 16, 2012


Order amid chaos: The Marines train for combat (pictures)

U.S. Marines preparing for possible combat deployment spend time in the Infantry Immersion Trainer at Camp Pendleton. CNET Road Trip 2012 embedded with the Marines -- and took a shot.

27 Images By Jul. 16, 2012


Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By Jul. 26, 2012


How hacked ocean tech gives Marines real-time weather info (pictures)

Scientists at the Scripps Oceanographic Institute converted existing ocean-buoy technology into a system Marines in Afghanistan use to get accurate weather information. CNET Road Trip 2012 takes a look.

6 Images By Jul. 26, 2012


Marines to get their own flying car?

Logi Aerospace is developing a concept vehicle that's meant to be a flying car specifically designed with the military in mind. But not just the military.

By Jul. 3, 2010


Marines, NFL in assault on Twitter, Facebook?

In what might seem to some like a concerted assault by the forces of tradition on social media, the Marines and certain NFL teams have reportedly banned Twitter and Facebook.

By Aug. 4, 2009


Air Force, Marines advance on social networks

Following an official OK from the Pentagon, the Air Force and Marines are now allowing military personnel to access social sites like Facebook and Twitter.

By Apr. 1, 2010


'FlatWorld' gives Marines a taste of chaos

Marines to immerse troops in new virtual training course.

By Sep. 12, 2007


I don't know but I've been told: US Marines banned from lols

United States Marines have been banned from using social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter. Oo-raah!

By Aug. 4, 2009