The Commandant of the Marine Corps last week said that potentially arming the Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) would be secondary to initially focusing on getting its mobility use ready first. Earlier in May, Gen. David Berger told the House Appropriations Defense subcommittee in written testimony ...

Reed on ‘Belt Tightening.’ Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said last week the potential “belt tightening” of defense spending could provide the Pentagon an opportunity to prioritize around key technology areas and act as a catalyst for shedding ...

Space National Guard. Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth has signed a proposal on the integration of the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserves into the U.S. Space Force, says Chief of Space Operations Gen. John “Jay” Raymond. The study recommends a two-component structure ...

Textron Inc. submitted its prototype offering for the Marine Corps’ Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) program, a purpose-built vehicle it named the Cottonmouth, the company revealed Tuesday. The ARV effort began as a Marine Corps effort to replace the Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25), ...