The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps are looking to quickly overhaul their Cold War-era way of moving Marines around, with the services already agreeing on the basic requirements for a new Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) and in the early phases of looking at a separate small amphibious ship class.
Tag Archives : US Marine Corps
13 May 2020
KONGSBERG will deliver up to 150 MCTs in a phased program as part of this contract. Test article delivery will commence early 2021 followed by production phases.
14 Apr 2020
The CH-53K King Stallion aced an air-to-air refueling test this week, successfully demonstrating long-range logistics support capabilities for the U.S. Marine Corps. The 4.5 hour test was accomplished over the Chesapeake Bay with a KC-130J aerial refueling (AR) tanker.
11 Mar 2020
In order to meet current and future combat threat environments, the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) based at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, has upgraded its fleet of General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems™ (GLDS), Flyer® Defense, family of M1288 Ground Mobility Vehicles (GMV) version 1.1s with new add-on armor kits manufactured by TenCate Advanced Armor™ based in Newark, Ohio.
27 Feb 2020
BAE Systems has received a $113.5 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for an additional 26 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) under the Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase of the program.
16 Aug 2019
U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Division demonstrated the mobility and lethality of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during a simulated amphibious raid, Aug. 14, 2019.
20 May 2019
Sikorsky will build 12 production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new $1.13 billion contract from the U.S. Navy. These advanced helicopters are part of the 200 program of record aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps.
08 May 2019
Raytheon will integrate the Naval Strike Missile into the U.S. Marine Corps' existing force structure under a $47.59 million Other Transaction Authority agreement with Marine Corps Systems Command, the US contractor announced at the Sea-Air-Space 2019 symposium in National Harbor.
14 Feb 2019
US Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft conducted milestone flight operations with externally-loaded inert and live ordnance in expeditionary strike training from the USS Wasp (LHD 1) in the Philippine and East China Seas, Jan. 26 through Feb. 6, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit PAO announced recently.