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US Marines, Sailors Participate In A Mass Heat Casualty Exercise

Marines and Sailors participate in a mass heat casualty exercise in support of ITX 4-15

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS: Halfway into a 109-degree day, without a cloud in the sky and nothing but sand as far as the eye could see, a small number of Marines and sailors were prepared to […]


Marine Corps Proves F-35B’s Capability At Sea

Marine Corps Proves F-35B’s Capability At Sea

The Marine Corps F-35B operational test (OT-1) successfully concluded aboard a U.S. Navy amphibious ship, USS Wasp (LHD-1), on May 29, 2015. Setting off from Norfolk, Virginia on May 18, USS Wasp cut an arc between 50 and 100 miles […]


Marines Make Progress with F-35B During OT-1

Marines Make Progress with F-35B During OT-1

Marines and sailors have worked together since May 18 to conduct Operational Testing 1, the assessment of the integration of the F-35B Lightning II, at sea, aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1). Throughout OT-1, the aircraft and personnel involved have been challenged […]


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 […]


 
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