Shaping a Distributed C2 System


09/20/2014: Hawaii Marines are seen in this video testing new command and control war fighting concepts and technologies during experiment during RIMPAC 2014.

Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, stationed on Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, begin command and control of distributed Marine forces training on Kahuku Training Area on Oahu during the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab’s (MCWL) Advanced Warfighting Experiment (AWE), July 10, 2014.

The Marines are testing a slew of new tracking, communication, and control technologies as they experiment with Enhanced Company Operations which center on the infantry company and focus on enhancements to company level command and control, intelligence, fires and logistics. The AWE is taking place during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 exercise. 

Credit: Marine Corps Futures Directorate:7/10/14