MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – U.S. Marines and Sailors, supported by technologists with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL), concluded Technology Operational Experimentation Exercise (TOEE) 2022 earlier this month. The event leveraged experimental technologies in realistic, operational conditions, while applying Force Design 2030 and emerging naval concepts, such as Stand-In Forces (SIF).
During TOEE 22, II MEF Marines and Sailors utilized a portfolio of over a dozen experimental logistics, signature management, and command and control technologies to accomplish unit mission essential tasks, while also using their experiences to inform the technologists on how to improve the equipment. These experiences and training also provided a peek into the future of Expeditionary Advance Base Operations (EABO), where II MEF Marines and Sailors would employ new technological capabilities in a fight with a peer adversary.
“The purpose of this exercise is to give technologies