Kaman Corp. [KAMN] said on Oct. 10 that it was chosen to build a prototype logistics Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) for the Marine Corps based on its commercial KARGO UAV model. The company said the KARGO UAV is a “purpose-built autonomous medium-lift logistics vehicle” that can carry up to an ...

Joby Aviation recently expanded its existing contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The U.S. Marine Corps now joins the Army, Navy, and Air Force in testing and exploring applications for Joby’s electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The contract’s potential value ...

The Navy and Marine Corps said they are replacing a potentially defective part used in pilot ejection in some planes like Super Hornets and training aircraft and grounding some planes as part of the process. The Navy was notified of a potential defect on the cartridge actuated devices (CAD) in some ...

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky [LMT] delivered the third Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) and seventh overall CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter to the Marine Corps, the company said on July 14. The company underscored this was the first CH-53K from the Lot 2 LRIP contract awarded by the ...