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Marines assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 2 and personnel from Program Executive Officer Land Systems cut a ribbon, unveiling new radar systems aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 28, 2017. MACS-2 showcased the Common Aviation Command and Control System; AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar; and Composite Tracking Network, and how they integrate with one another. The new equipment will provide faster and more accurate data than previous equipment which will allow Marine Air-Ground Task Force commanders to maintain better situational awareness, improving their decision ability. MACS-2 is a part of Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released) - Marines assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 2 and personnel from Program Executive Officer Land Systems cut a ribbon, unveiling new radar systems aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 28, 2017. MACS-2 showcased the Common Aviation Command and Control System; AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar; and Composite Tracking Network, and how they integrate with one another. The new equipment will provide faster and more accurate data than previous equipment which will allow Marine Air-Ground Task Force commanders to maintain better situational awareness, improving their decision ability. MACS-2 is a part of Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released)

Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy (left) speaks to Marines assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 542 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 26, 2017. Glavy talked about how well the Marines are doing in preparing for their upcoming deployment with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Leading up to the deployment the Marines assigned to the squadron have conducted approximately 2,500 maintenance hours and worked 12 hour days every day of the week. Glavy is the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. VMA-542 is assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd MAW. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released) - Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy (left) speaks to Marines assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 542 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 26, 2017. Glavy talked about how well the Marines are doing in preparing for their upcoming deployment with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Leading up to the deployment the Marines assigned to the squadron have conducted approximately 2,500 maintenance hours and worked 12 hour days every day of the week. Glavy is the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. VMA-542 is assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd MAW. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released)

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