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 ...

The Commandant of the Marine Corps on Thursday said he thinks the next major L-class amphibious ships will likely be smaller and be partially built around interacting with unmanned systems. Speaking during a Hudson Institute event on July 7, Adm. David Berger was asked about how experimentation in ...

The Navy awarded HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division [HII] a $240 million modification for long-lead-time material and advance procurement work for the next San Antonio-class Flight II amphibious transport dock ship, LPD-32.  The contract includes an option for the actual detail design and ...

A top Marine Corps official directed the services’ aviation units to conduct an aviation safety standdown on June 13, matching a similar order from the Navy. On Monday, Naval Air Forces Command (NAVAIR) directed all non-deployed Navy aviation units to undergo a safety pause to review ...