General Dynamics’ [GD] Land Systems division this week announced it submitted a prototype proposal for the Marine Corps’ Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) prototype competition. GD is the incumbent that built the current fleet of over 600 Light Armored Vehicle-25s (LAV-25) that the service ...

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), ...

The Marine Corps is considering adding containerized missiles to the Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) to help better deter opponents, Commandant Gen. David Berger said in written testimony to the House Appropriations Defense subcommittee last week. “Some critics of our Force Design 2030 suggest ...

Raytheon Technologies [RTX] last Wednesday revealed an image of the successful recent live fire test with the Marine Corps of a Naval Strike Missile (NSM) against a sea surface target from a ground system. This initial test occurred in November and demonstrated the Naval Marine Expeditionary Ship ...

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report this month recommended the Navy should not buy more than six new CH-53K King Stallion helicopters per year until the initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) period is finished. The CH-53K, being built by Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky [LMT], ...