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US to deploy ‘cyber Marines’ on future battlefields


November 11, 2021

“Cyber Marines” could be deployed on battlefields in future to reshape conflict zones, using technological warfare to disrupt enemy activities and influence local populations, the US military has confirmed.

Speaking to C4ISRNET’s CyberCon, Colonel Brian Russell, the commander of the II MEF Information Group, claimed that the “cyber Marines” will be able to operate on the front lines of conflict to “adjust the software on sensors and systems in real time.” 

This ability to react to the technological needs of warfare in the moment will be designed to ensure that military personnel can “reprogram” equipment in a way that will let them “achieve operational outcomes,” which previously might not have been possible. 

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