The Navy and Marine Corps are sculpting the form of future expeditionary operations through development of powerful new means for littoral power projection. These changes involve shifts across the breadth and depth of their doctrine, force structure, training, and equipment. As Marines continue to refine their vision for conducting warfare in the 21st century, they are relying heavily on the wide range of sea-based fire-support capabilities offered by the DD(X) future surface combatant and its advanced gun system (AGS).
Marines Need the Advanced Gun System
By Lieutenant General Edward Hanlon Jr., U.S. Marine Corps