The Navy located the wreckage of the C-2A Greyhound that crashed in the Philippine Sea on Nov. 22, 2017, and hopes to map the debris field and eventually recover the airplane. Read More
The Navy will begin taking steps to replace 27 C-2A Greyhound aircraft with 38 CMV-22B Osprey aircraft this year and is considering whether to locate the Fleet Replacement Squadron that will train all Navy Osprey pilots in Virginia or California, according to a draft environmental assessment released by the Navy on Wednesday. Read More
USNI News polled its writers, naval analysts and service members on what they consider the most important military and maritime stories in 2017.
The following is part of a series. Please also see Top Stories 2017: Navy Acquisition, International Acquisition, Marine Corps Operations, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Acquisition, International Operations and New Administration.
In 2017, the Navy and Marine Corps were active in nearly every corner of the globe. Some forces conducted land-attack and air warfare not seen by U.S. forces in years, while others provided desperately needed humanitarian aid.
The Navy is set to deploy a salvage team in an attempt to recover missing sailors lost in the C-2A Greyhound cargo plane that crashed last month in the Philippine Sea killing three sailors, the service announced on Friday. Read More
The Navy has identified the three sailors who are presumed dead following a Wednesday C-2A Greyhound crash 500 miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Read More
The U.S. Navy and Japanese forces have ended the search for three sailors missing after the Wednesday crash of a C-2A Greyhound cargo aircraft in the Philippine Sea, U.S. 7th Fleet announced on Friday. The three missing sailors are now presumed dead. Read More
The search and rescue effort for three sailors missing after a Wednesday C-2A Greyhound crash has expanded in the Philippine Sea, according to U.S. 7th Fleet. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson.
Three sailors are missing after a Navy C-2A Greyhound transport aircraft crashed off of Okinawa in the Philippine Sea on Wednesday, U.S. 7th Fleet said in a statement. Read More
ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS CARL VINSON — Ten days into a two-week fleet battle experiment on this aircraft carrier off the California coast, the Navy is getting a good look at how the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor can fit into flight and deck operations of its carrier fleet. So far, the outlook is promising. Read More