Haze Gray and Underway with “USS MCTSSA”

By Amy Forsythe, MCTSSA Public Affairs

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA) is home to the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Afloat Integration Environment (MAIE) that was designed by engineers to provide program offices and operational units a venue for exercising and testing C4I systems in a realistic afloat environment.

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. David W. Coffman, former deputy commanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force, talks about the landing force operations center maintained by Marine Corps Tactical System Support Activity on Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 19, 2017. The Landing Force Operations Center (LFOC) replicates sea-based systems normally seen on U. S. Navy ships, allowing Marines to improve their understanding command and control mediums by testing them in a simulated environment. (Photo by U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Michael D LaFontaine Jr.)