Testing an Active Denial System


At WTI 2-17, the Marines tested an active denial system.

The Aviation Development, Tactics and Evaluation Department and Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron One (VMX-1) Science and Technology Departments conducted the tactical demonstration to explore and expand existing capabilities. 

MAWTS-1 provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assist in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. 

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew M. Huff)


April 11, 2017