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Deployed Marines at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, recently tested out a new counter-drone system during live-fire range training. The troops, with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems Detachment attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response - Central Command, tried out the Marine Air Defense Integrated System, or MADIS, according to a recent release. MADIS uses sensors and optics to track and monitor enemy drones at long ranges and disable them on approach. The event represented the first time that Marines in the fleet used MADIS to go through the full "kill chain" from drone detection to destruction with both kinetic and non-kinetic means in a forward location, officials said. Read more at Marines.mil.