The Navy and Marine Corps recently tested out the “Lightning Carrier” concept of packing an amphibious assault ship with F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter jets, and they will likely continue to expand and exercise this capability. Read More
The following names are those of Marines and sailors who died in 2018 while at sea, in combat or during training accidents, according to USNI News records and Navy and Marine Corps reports. Read More
Six years since its squadron of CH-53D medium-lift transport helicopters was deactivated, the “Ugly Angels” will return to life – this time to fly the MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor. Read More
The Marine Corps identified four Marines killed on Tuesday in a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crash near El Centro, Calif. The Marines were assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 465, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
Four Marines were killed in a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter crash near the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a statement from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. Read More
Marines have identified a Navy flight surgeon who died on Saturday from injuries sustained during a helicopter accident in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Read More
Two Marine Corps F-18 Hornets collided mid-air during a training mission today near San Diego, and both pilots are now in stable condition, the service announced. Read More