C4iSR: Maritime

US Marine Corps set sights on info ops with new command-level units

21 January 2020

The US Marine Corps (USMC) hopes to enhance its new cadre of command-level information operations (IO) units among component commands throughout the US armed forces’ regional combatant commands, as part of a wider Pentagon effort to gain the upper hand in increasingly competitive information warfare.

These new Marine Corps units, dubbed Marine Expeditionary Force Information Groups (MIGs), are meant to help battlefield commanders address efforts by China, Russia, and other adversaries to thwart US national security priorities or operations, using misinformation and disinformation distributed through social media and other means of communications across the digital landscape, said deputy commandant for information Lieutenant General Lori Reynolds.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to Jane’s unrivalled data and insight, learn more about our subscription options at

(130 of 973 words)


  • Mk 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS)

    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47