Marines undergo cyber electronic warfare training

Oct. 6 (UPI) — Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group and 1st Force Reconnaissance Company received two weeks of training in tactical cyber electronic warfare recon and survey capabilities last month, the Marine Corp said Tuesday.

The training, which took place Sept. 7 to 18 at California’s Camp Pendleton, was designed to introduce the Marines to newly developed capabilities generated from U.S. Cyber Command and U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace.

USCYBERCOM and MarkPoint technologies plan to provide this training, which is intended to develop Marines’ ability to map out the digital terrain, for two years under a direct award called Rapidly Deployable Access Capabilities.

The course also supported the development and delivery of future capabilities that address the constantly changing battlefield with the Internet of Things, officials said.

“Getting to work with Marines from other aspects of the Marine Corps is a great opportunity, especially for a junior Marine, like myself,” Lance Cpl. Christopher Brown, a student in the course, and a cryptologic digital network operator from 1st Radio Battalion, I MIG, said in a press release. “This training gives Marines from all job fields the opportunity to come together and learn a new skill set.”

Although electronic warfare is not a new concept, the Marine Corps focuses on innovating, modernizing and finding new ways to employ leading-edge technologies and capabilities.

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Modern Warfare’ And ‘Warzone’ In Season 6

Season 6 of Modern Warfare and Warzone is almost upon us. You have hours—not days—to wrap up the Season 5 Battle Pass.

Season 6 could be the last season for Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare before the launch of Call Of Duty: Black Ops, but Warzone will keep on going strong with a new Black Ops coat of paint. It’s also possible that we’ll get one more Modern Warfare season and that Cold War’s first season won’t start until weeks after the game’s launch, a scenario that I would prefer. Then again, I still think Cold War should have been pushed back to 2021.

We shall see.

For now, we have a lot of information about Season 6 to share with you, including the Season 6 roadmap, Battle Pass, gameplay trailer and all the fun new stuff coming to both Modern Warfare and Warzone, including a Halloween event.

The Basics

Season 6 begins tomorrow, September 29th and if you’re on PS4 you can pre-download the update now and install it this evening.

The file is surprisingly small(ish) for a big seasonal update, at least compared to past updates:

PlayStation 4: 19.3 GB

Xbox One: 22.66 GB

PC: 57 GB (Modern Warfare owners) and 25.5 GB (Warzone only owners)

However, console players will need to also install compatibility packs if they own the full version of Modern Warfare and not just the free-to-play battle royale Warzone in order to play multiplayer, co-op and survival modes. These clock in at:

PlayStation 4 Compatibility Pack: 7.8 GB

PlayStation 4 Survival