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  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Company has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a potential value of $270 million by the U.S. Navy’s Air Systems Command to support V-22 Osprey systems, testing and software. The work will be performed by Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services at its facility in Indianapolis, Ind. Under the contract, Raytheon IIS […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    As the over 50 years old C-2 Greyhound prepares for retirement, U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started carrier-onboard-delivery (COD) operational tests for the V-22 Osprey aircraft June 12. A V-22 Osprey from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron (VMX) 1 is being tested and evaluated as it is scheduled to become the singular […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Spanish LHD Juan Carlos I is certifying her flight deck to operate the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for the forthcoming international joint-combined exercise Trident Juncture in October and November. These aircraft come from the US Marine Corps VMM-261 detachment currently deployed in the Spanish Morón Air Base as part of the Special Purpose MAGTF-Crisis […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s first America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) conducted a replenishment-at-sea on January 21. USS America met with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO-187) in the Pacific Ocean where they engaged in an underway replenishment. America is optimized for Marine Corps aviation as her mission is […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Boeing has delivered the first of 10 upgraded aircraft diagnostic and maintenance systems to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The devices, used for servicing military aircraft, consolidate depot level testing into a single station, improving efficiencies and lowering costs while maximizing use of existing equipment. Boeing and the Navy recently unveiled the Reconfigurable Transportable […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy established Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 – its first CMV-22B squadron – in a ceremony at Naval Base Coronado on December 14. VRM-30 was established to begin the navy’s transition from the C-2A Greyhound, which has provided logistics support to aircraft carriers for four decades, to the CMV-22B, which has an […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy has said their new strike fighter will make its UK debut later this year. The F-35B Lightning II stealth jet which will fly from the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers is due to appear at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in July. Royal Navy personnel are currently testing and evaluating the […]

  • 7 October 2012
    Industry news

    NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support awarded a $218.4M Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract to Bell-Boeing for the V-22 Osprey Oct. 4. This Cost Plus Inventive Fee (CPIF) contract delivers supply support for 168 line items of repairable and consumable components common to the Air Force CV-22 and Marine Corps MV-22 tilt-rotor aircraft. The Joint V-22 contract […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Industry news

      Multipurpose landing ship L-61 Juan Carlos I will be commissioned into Spanish Navy in Dec 2011, said the ship’s commanding officer Cristobal Gonzalez-Aller Lacalle. Two days the ship was opened for public; military and civilian visitors had a chance to see the ship from inside. Her length is 231 meters, beam is 32 meters, […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Training & Education

    As Fleet Week New York continued into the second day, May 22, Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) hosted ship-wide tours that were free and open to the public, showcasing the latest maritime service capabilities of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.   “It’s my first time being […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    UK and US personnel took the chance to cross decks and swap ships as their vessels met up in the same waters off the coast of Oman. HMS Illustrious, part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group deployed on Cougar 13, and the USS Boxer planned the encounter at sea south of Salalah. USS Boxer […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy and Marine Corps Team made naval aviation history Oct. 3 as the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) test aircraft BF-2 landed safely on USS Wasp’s (LHD 1) flight deck, the first at-sea vertical landing for the Marine Corps’ F-35 JSF version. Marine Corps test pilot Lt. Col. Fred Schenk landed BF-2 at […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Authorities

      While Operation Odyssey Dawn brewed up quickly, the U.S. Navy already was positioned for operations over Libya, the chief of naval operations (CNO) said March 23. CNO Adm. Gary Roughead told the Defense Writers Group that having Navy ships and submarines in the Mediterranean Sea enabled a quick response to the order that began […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell-Boeing JPO a $19.6 million contract to deliver seven V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft for the US Marine Corps. The initial contract was awarded to Bell Boeing in June 2013 for the procurement of 100 V-22s during FY13-FY17. The total contract value was nearly $6.4 billion. The latest contract modification was awarded from the fiscal […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has finished testing of the future Navy variant CMV-22B Osprey for aircraft carrier operations aboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Fleet Battle Experiment (FBE) was conducted from July 22 to August 4 off the coast of California. Sailors and senior officials explored, analyzed and documented the characteristics of operating a detachment of MV-22s for the carrier […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell Boeing JPO a $4,2 billion contract for V-22 tiltrotor aircraft construction. As informed, the contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy, 34 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps, one CV-22B for the Air Force and four MV-22B aircraft for […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) will become the first West Coast ship to deploy with the MV-22 Osprey this fall. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 (Reinforced) is embarked on Boxer as a part of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and will deploy with a complement of 12 […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Ingalls Shipbuilding held a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s third America-class amphibious warship Bougainville (LHA 8) in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on March 14. Ship’s sponsor Ellyn Dunford declared the keel “truly and fairly laid” after her initials were welded onto a plate. Traditionally, keel laying marks the first step in ship construction. However, […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s eleventh San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Portland (LPD 27) is entering service in a ceremony on Saturday, April 21, at the Port of Portland, Marine Terminal 2 in Portland, Oregon. Deputy secretary of defense Patrick M. Shanahan will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Bonnie Amos, wife of the 35th Commandant of […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship will be named in honor of Navy veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, Capt. Richard M. McCool Jr.  McCool, a native of Oklahoma, graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1944 and later served aboard Landing Craft Support (Large) 122 off the coast of Okinawa during World […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $3 billion contract for the detail design and construction of the amphibious assault ship Bougainville (LHA 8). Ingalls was awarded the original long-lead material contract for the third ship in the America (LHA 6) class on June 30, 2016. Construction is scheduled to begin in the […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    For the first time while forward-deployed, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted landing operations with the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, Feb. 19. The MV-22 Osprey is designed as the medium-lift replacement for the Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight assault support helicopter. The Osprey can operate as a helicopter or a turboprop aircraft […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MV-22 Osprey pilots tested rolling landing and takeoffs on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) earlier this month. The testing took place a month after Bell Boeing received a contract to build the first 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy. The CMV-22B Osprey is a […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) made history May 23 as she became the first ship of her kind to have an MV-22B Osprey land on her flight deck. The MV-22B and crew are part of “The Thunder Chickens” of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM-263), based out of Marine Corps Air Station […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities

    The first CMV-22B squadron is scheduled to deploy aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in 2021.

  • 9 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has commissioned the amphibious transport dock ship John P. Murtha (LPD 26) on Saturday, Oct. 8, during a ceremony at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. Designated LPD 26, John P. Murtha is the tenth amphibious transport dock ship in the San Antonio class. These ships incorporate both a flight deck to accommodate CH-46 Sea […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.(NASSCO) has received a $12.1 million worth contract modification to exercise the option for the fitting-out availability of San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, the USS Somerset (LPD 25). The contract includes engineering, planning, management, labor and material in support of the fitting-out availability. Work will be performed in San […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities

    A Marine, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) was medically evacuated (medevac) from the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) by an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 (reinforced). Though the Marine’s life was not in immediate danger, Bonhomme Richard’s medical team took every medical […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities

    An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) lands on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) as another prepares to take off during flight operations. New York is part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and, with the embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary […]