“The Marathon argument is very persuasive but its challenge is to change a mindset — present for many centuries — that the aim of the range is to train marksmanship. That mentality is wrong; overmatch and winning the firefight are more important.” – Trevor Nash
“Marine Corps Has Turned a New Page in Warfare” “A Marine went anywhere from 20 to 30% hit rate on a moving target to 80 to 90% in just one day” Marathon Targets, the global leader in providing autonomous robotic targets to militaries and law enforcement worldwide, played a central role at the December unveiling […]
Targets on the move.— Department of Defense 🇺🇸 (@DeptofDefense) February 25, 2021
Marines practice marksmanship against trackless mobile infantry targets at the @USMC's combat center in Twentynine Palms, Calif. These "marathon targets" provide a more realistic combat experience than stationary targets. pic.twitter.com/ntPpAiWMD8
A couple of quotes: “Marathon targets have a distinct advantage over static targets and pop-up targets. We’re able to fight against a realistic enemy, and we could see what they would do in battle, and adapt how we react to that. Marathon targets enable Reserve units, particularly those at remote sites, to bring capabilities not […]
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A great article in military.com about the US Marine Corps setting up the “range of the future” aboard Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. On Dec. 12, a small group of senior military officers gathered at the range to observe a company assault demonstration with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, against 45 robotic targets.
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Military.com article on the US Marine Corps’ use of the robots. Sample quote from 2nd Mar Div Gunner CWO5 Joshua Smith : He said the Marine Corps-commissioned study found the targets could increase individual marksmanship effectiveness on a moving target dramatically over the course of just one day. “A Marine went […]
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Article on military.com.
US Marine Corps video: “U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, participate in live-fire exercise against robotic moving targets aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Sept 14, 2018. Marines practice fire and maneuver against robotic targets to enhance critical thinking and provide the individual Marine with realistic scenarios. (U.S. Marine […]