Aidan Quigley

Aidan Quigley is a Navy reporter. He previously was the Burlington, VT reporter for VTDigger, a statewide nonprofit news outlet. He is a 2018 graduate of Ithaca College, where he was the editor of The Ithacan.

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Daily News | August 2, 2021

The industrial base is not currently capable of building three Virginia-class submarines a year, a Huntington Ingalls Industries executive told reporters Monday.

Daily News | August 2, 2021

Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries plans on completing the testing, certification and turnover of the final four elevators for the first-in-class aircraft carrier Gerald Ford (CVN-78) by April 2022, a company executive said Monday.

Daily News | August 2, 2021

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday called on industry to adjust to new technology faster to counter China during remarks Monday at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space conference.

Daily News | July 29, 2021

Lockheed Martin expects its Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare program to reach milestone C and start low-rate initial production in the next two months, a company official told Inside Defense Wednesday.

Daily News | July 29, 2021

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee is concerned about the pace of adaptive and cognitive electronic warfare capability development, according to its mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense bill.

The Insider | July 28, 2021

The House Armed Services readiness subcommittee is concerned about the Navy's implementation of its Optimized Fleet Response Plan, which aims to address long-standing readiness issues.

Daily News | July 27, 2021

The House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee is recommending funding a second destroyer after the Navy omitted the ship from its budget request.

The Insider | July 26, 2021

Deloitte announced Monday it has acquired Sentek Consulting, a San Diego-based systems engineering and cybersecurity firm that primarily serves the Navy.

Daily News | July 23, 2021

The Navy is aiming to get the Zumwalt (DDG-1000), the lead ship of its new destroyer class, into exercises next year, Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener, the commander of Naval Surface Forces, told reporters Thursday.

Daily News | July 22, 2021

The Senate Armed Services Committee has added a second destroyer to the Navy's budget and extended the service's ability to execute a block-buy contract for four amphibious ships.

Daily News | July 22, 2021

The Navy will award a pre-production planning contract later this year for the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) for the Ford-class aircraft carrier Doris Miller (CVN-81), a service spokesman told Inside Defense.

The Insider | July 21, 2021

A top Navy official said Wednesday two Littoral Combat Ships the service has proposed decommissioning could instead be sold to a foreign military or kept in some sort of reserve capability.

Daily News | July 20, 2021

Key seapower lawmakers want a more detailed long-term shipbuilding plan as they believe the Navy's most recent plan, the first released under the Biden administration, is too vague.

Daily News | July 16, 2021

The Marine Corps announced Friday that it has selected Textron Systems and General Dynamics Land Systems to build Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle prototypes.

Daily News | July 15, 2021

The Marine Corps is working on fixes to address issues that arose during the Amphibious Combat Vehicle program's testing, including implementing improvements to reduce tire change turnaround time. (UPDATED)

Daily News | July 14, 2021

Pratt & Whitney is pitching a set of F135 engine upgrade options for the Joint Strike Fighter the company says could save the government billions in future sustainment costs and provide the engine performance needed to support Block 4 capabilities.

The Insider | July 14, 2021

House appropriators are encouraging the Navy to fulfill a block buy with Huntington Ingalls Industries for four amphibious ships after the service said it is unlikely to fulfill the contract.

Daily News | July 13, 2021

Navy Secretary nominee Carlos Del Toro said Tuesday the service would not make a decision about the nuclear sea-launched cruise missile until after the Biden administration completes its nuclear policy review.

Daily News | July 12, 2021

House appropriators are unhappy with the Navy's decision to cut a destroyer from its fiscal year 2022 budget request but include it as the service's top unfunded priority, according to a new report obtained by Inside Defense.

The Insider | July 9, 2021

The Navy is reprogramming $31.9 million toward the refueling and complex overhaul of the aircraft carrier George Washington (CVN-73), which is over budget.

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