Aidan Quigley

Aidan Quigley is an Inside the Navy associate editor. 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 | January 20, 2021

The Navy’s Ghost Fleet Overlord unmanned surface vessel traveled 4,700 nautical miles “almost entirely autonomously” from the Gulf Coast to California as part of its test trial, the service announced last week.

Daily News | January 19, 2021

Lockheed Martin executives believe their experience doing integration on surface ships and autonomy work for aircraft and underwater unmanned vessels has prepared the company to tackle the Large Unmanned Surface Vessel.

The Insider | January 15, 2021

Hondo Geurts, the Navy's acquisition executive, is leaving his job Jan. 20, coinciding with President-elect Biden's inauguration.

Daily News | January 14, 2021

The Navy's schedule for delivering the first Columbia-class submarine is threatened by ongoing design software challenges that will likely increase the program's cost, a Government Accountability Office report released Thursday concludes.

Daily News | January 14, 2021

The Marine Corps is "very excited" about the Light Amphibious Warship concept designs it has received from industry and is heading toward a fiscal year 2022 start of lead ship construction, Maj. Gen. Tracy King, the service's director of expeditionary warfare, told reporters last week.

Daily News | January 14, 2021

The Navy's unmanned procurement efforts are under harsh scrutiny due to the past failures of other programs, Gregory Slavonic, the outgoing Navy under secretary, said Wednesday.

Daily News | January 13, 2021

The Navy is "bullish" about the capability of the industrial base to produce unmanned maritime systems, Capt. Pete Small, the program manager for unmanned maritime systems, said Wednesday.

Daily News | January 13, 2021

Lead ship construction of the Constellation-class frigate is set to start in fall 2021, following the completion of detail design later this year, Capt. Kevin Smith, the frigate program manager, said Tuesday.

Daily News | January 11, 2021

The Navy is committed to the Littoral Combat Ship despite engineering issues plaguing the program, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said Monday.

Daily News | January 11, 2021

The Navy will focus on improving its readiness, capability and capacity in the next decade to maintain its advantage at sea, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said in the new navigation plan the service released Monday.

Daily News | January 10, 2021

The Marine Corps is likely to test-fire a missile from a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock within the next year, Maj. Gen. Tracy King, the service's director of expeditionary warfare, told reporters Friday.

Daily News | January 6, 2021

The Navy needs to increase its presence in the Arctic as Russia and China will seek to assert power in the region, according to the Navy's new Arctic strategy, released Tuesday.

Daily News | January 4, 2021

The Navy has awarded contracts to three companies for Information Warfare Research Project prototype production.

Daily News | December 29, 2020

The Navy has released a request for proposals for design, development and fabrication of the Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle.

Daily News | December 29, 2020

With the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by incumbent Perspecta, Leidos is now ready to move forward with the $7.7 billion contract it won in February to provide services for the Navy's Next Generation Enterprise Network program.

Daily News | December 21, 2020

The Navy announced Friday it had awarded L3Harris Technologies a $496 million contract for engineering and manufacturing development for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band program.

Daily News | December 18, 2020

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has denied Perspecta's lawsuit over the Navy's award of the multibillion-dollar Next Generation Enterprise Network services contract to Leidos.

Daily News | December 18, 2020

Both Democrats and Republicans support a larger Navy, but congressional leaders have mixed reactions to the Trump administration's recently released shipbuilding plan.

Daily News | December 17, 2020

The tri-service National Maritime Strategy, released by the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Thursday, calls for the U.S. to focus on growing threats by China and Russia.

Daily News | December 16, 2020

Unmanned systems will take time to develop, but then move faster than many anticipate, Navy acquisition executive Hondo Geurts said Wednesday.

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