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Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-service maritime strategy, entitled Advantage at Sea, the Navy said in a Dec.17 release.  The document provides strategic guidance on how the sea services will prevail in…

Marine Corps Begins Fielding Amphibious Combat Vehicle 

Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.—The Marine Corps’ new Amphibious Combat Vehicle has achieved two new major milestones, the Program Executive Office – Land Systems said in a Dec. 10 release.   On Nov. 13, the Marine Corps’ Capabilities Development Directorate approved…

Marines’ Presidential Helicopter Headed for IOC in July

ARLINGTON, Va. — The next generation of executive transport helicopter for the president of the United States is planned for Initial Operational Capability (IOC) in July 2021, a Navy spokeswoman said, but the decision of when to place the aircraft…

SECNAV Names Future Expeditionary Sea Base USS John L. Canley

ARLINGTON, Va. — Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite announced Nov. 10 that a future U.S. Navy Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) class ship will honor Medal of Honor Recipient Marine Corps Sergeant Major (Retired) John L. Canley.  Canley was awarded…

Marine Corps Orders Panther Satellite Terminals from L3Harris

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded L3Harris Technologies a five-year, $88 million ceiling, single-award IDIQ contract — with an initial delivery order of $21 million — for a small, lightweight satellite terminal that delivers extremely reliable high-bandwidth voice, video…

Navy Orders Six CH-53K Helicopters for Marine Corps

ARLINGTON, Va. — Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a Lockheed Martin company, has received an order from the U.S. Navy for six CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps.  The Naval Air Systems Command awarded a $550.4 million contract…

Marine Corps Retires its Last AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopters

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Marine Corps has officially retired the Bell AH-1W “Super Cobra” from their ranks after 34 years of dependable service, Bell Textron, the helicopter’s builder, said in an Oct. 19 release.    The last detachment of AH-1Ws to…

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