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US Marine Corps Begins F-35B Operational Trials

US Marine Corps Begins F-35B Operational Trials

Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II jet aircraft arrived Monday evening aboard the USS WASP off the coast of the United States’ Eastern Seaboard to mark the beginning of the first shipboard phase of the F-35B Operational Test (OT-1). […]


Spain negotiates permanent US Marines Africa force

Spain negotiates permanent US Marines Africa force

Spain said Friday it was starting negotiations with Washington to host a permanent US Marines intervention force for deployment on missions to Africa. The Spanish government said it was ready to permanently extend an agreement under which the force has […]


Marines Receive First F-35C Lightning II Carrier Variant

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The first F-35C Lightning II, carrier variant, for the U.S. Marine Corps touched-down on the flight line here, Jan. 13, from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas, to begin training in support of carrier-based operations. U.S. Marine Lt. […]


Australia to sign 25-year US Marine agreement

Australia to sign 25-year US Marine agreement

Australia and the United States will sign a 25-year deal allowing 2,500 US Marines and air force personnel to train Down Under, Defence Minister David Johnston said Monday, describing it as a “win-win situation”. The agreement will be inked Tuesday […]


South Korea-US naval drill begins in face of North’s anger

South Korea-US naval drill begins in face of North’s anger

South Korea and the United States on Wednesday launched a five-day joint naval exercise in the face of angry North Korean protests and warnings backed by missile tests. Two separate drills began simultaneously in the East Sea (Sea of Japan) […]


GD Continue Amphibious Combat Vehicle Testing for Marine Corps

GD Continue Amphibious Combat Vehicle Testing for Marine Corps

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, is continuing work on an Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) solution for the U.S. Marine Corps. The recently awarded five-month contract extension, valued at $7 million, continues General Dynamics’ ongoing work […]


Geese caused deadly US military chopper crash

Geese caused deadly US military chopper crash

A flock of geese caused the deaths of four US airmen whose military helicopter crashed over a nature reserve in eastern England, investigators said Wednesday. The US Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk, based at Lakenheath airbase, came down in Norfolk […]


Corps Advancing Amphibious Vehicles, Landing Craft for 21st Century Warfare

Corps Advancing Amphibious Vehicles, Landing Craft for 21st Century Warfare

Combat-development and integration officials and technological experts are looking to ever-evolving advancements in technology to enhance the Corps’ ability to conduct amphibious operations in the 21st century. These plans include procuring the right ship-to-shore connectors for amphibious operations and improving […]


Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

As the Navy prepares to deploy its first laser weapon on a ship later this summer, Office of Naval Research (ONR) officials announced June 11 that they have finished awarding contracts to develop a similar weapon to be used on […]


 
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