Category Archives: Aviation

Panel: Pentagon Needs to be Clearer On Goals for JADC2

Panel: Pentagon Needs to be Clearer On Goals for JADC2

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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The Pentagon and military services need to make clear to industry, allies and partners what exactly they are striving for when they call for Joint All Domain Command and Control in future conflicts, a senior business executive and defense analyst said Tuesday. Read More

Navy Relieves Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor CO Over Red Hill Leak

Navy Relieves Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor CO Over Red Hill Leak

Lt. Cmdr. Travis Myers, Red Hill Recovery Filtration System lead, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command, gives media a tour of the Red Hill on Jan. 28, 2022. US Navy Photo

This story has been updated to correct the name of the commanding officer.

The Navy relieved the commanding officer of the Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center for Pearl Harbor on Monday over the fuel leak at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.

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SECDEF Austin Extends Truman Deployment as Conflict in Ukraine Continues

SECDEF Austin Extends Truman Deployment as Conflict in Ukraine Continues

A F/A-18E Super Hornet from the ‘Blue Blasters’ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34 prepares to launch from USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) on March 17, 2022. USNI News Photo

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is extending the deployment of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, its escorts and Carrier Air Wing 1 as a hedge against Russian aggression in Europe, two defense officials confirmed to USNI News on Thursday. Read More

Navy Planning Salvage Efforts for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Crash That Killed Sailor

Navy Planning Salvage Efforts for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Crash That Killed Sailor

An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, attached to the ‘Seahawks’ of Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 126, prepares to land on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) on Dec. 2, 2021. US Navy Photo

This story has been updated to include information about salvage efforts. 

The Navy is currently planning salvage efforts for an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye that crashed Wednesday near Wallops Island and Chincoteague, Va., killing one sailor. Read More

Navy Keeps Next-Generation Fighter Research Costs Classified For Third Consecutive Budget Cycle

Navy Keeps Next-Generation Fighter Research Costs Classified For Third Consecutive Budget Cycle

An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the ‘Stingers’ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, recovers on the flight deck aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) on Sept. 23, 2021. US Navy Photo

THE PENTAGON – The Navy is spending more money to develop its sixth-generation fighter program but is keeping the costs classified for the third year in a row, the service said on Monday. Read More

U.S. Sends 200 Marines, 10 F-18 Hornets Sent to Eastern Europe for Russian Deterrence

U.S. Sends 200 Marines, 10 F-18 Hornets Sent to Eastern Europe for Russian Deterrence

Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, are transported in a CH-53E Super Stallion in preparation for Exercise Cold Response 2022, near Bardufoss, Norway, Mar. 8, 2022. US Marine Corps Photo

The Pentagon is repositioning 200 Marines from Norway to Lithuania as part of the ongoing U.S. response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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