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 | April 2, 2021

Austal is building a steel production line at its Mobile, AL shipyard as the company positions itself to compete for the Marine Corps' Light Amphibious Warship and Navy's follow-on contract for the FFG(X) Future Frigate program.

Daily News | March 31, 2021

The Marine Corps' expeditionary advanced base operations will help the service counter adversaries' growing long-range, anti-access capabilities, according to a new service manual.

Daily News | March 31, 2021

The Navy will soon be studying whether light aircraft carriers have a place in the fleet's future, but Rear Adm. Gregory Harris, the director of air warfare, said he does not believe the service will pursue the platform.

Daily News | March 31, 2021

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic brought dramatic changes to American manufacturing, and naval shipbuilding was no exception.

Daily News | March 23, 2021

The Navy has finished work on nine of its 11 weapons elevators for the aircraft carrier Gerald Ford (CVN-78), the class' lead ship, Adm. John Aquilino said Tuesday.

The Insider | March 22, 2021

The Navy announced Friday that it had awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $2.4 Billion contract to build a second Virginia-class submarine, which was appropriated in the fiscal year 2021 budget.

Daily News | March 19, 2021

The Navy is seeking to accelerate its efforts to improve the infrastructure of its public shipyards, following calls from members of Congress to do so.

The Insider | March 18, 2021

Congressional seapower leaders are calling for the Biden administration to name a Navy secretary as soon as possible as the country positions itself to counter China.

The Insider | March 18, 2021

The Program Executive Office for Tactical Aircraft Programs will be holding industry days to discuss the office's technological needs.

The Insider | March 17, 2021

Leidos is planning on adding 3,000 employees to work on the Navy's Next Generation Enterprise Network program, after winning a contentious $7.7 billion contract for the program.

Daily News | March 15, 2021

The vice chair of the House Armed Services committee is calling for more information from the Navy on its recently released Battle Force 2045 shipbuilding plan.

Daily News | March 11, 2021

The Navy's Next Generation Jammer Mid Band program, the service's maritime airborne electronic attack modernization effort, has delayed its milestone C decision, which would allow the program to move into its production and development phase.

The Insider | March 10, 2021

The United States challenged "excessive maritime claims" from 19 countries in fiscal year 2020, the most prominent -- and common -- of which is China, the Defense Department's annual freedom of navigation report states.

Daily News | March 9, 2021

Congressional Democrats have proposed legislation to stop work on the nuclear-armed sea-launched cruise missile program, a program which the Pentagon re-started in 2018.

Daily News | March 5, 2021

The Marine Corps' CH-53K helicopter program faces further cost increases due to the overlap between testing and procurement and an unreliable schedule, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Thursday.

Daily News | March 4, 2021

The Navy's surface ship and submarine fleets both experienced drops in material readiness during fiscal year 2020, according to the Navy Board of Inspection and Survey's annual report.

Daily News | March 2, 2021

The United States will test components of its Joint All-Domain Command and Control program with allies this fall, Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall said Tuesday at the AFCEA TechNet Indo-Pacific conference.

Daily News | March 2, 2021

The Marine Corps will reduce both uniformed and civilian personnel and re-invest funds derived from divesting legacy systems into new programs as part of its force design efforts, Marine Corps Commandant David Berger wrote in a memo obtained by Inside Defense.

Daily News | March 1, 2021

The surge sealift ship crews do not receive enough training for mobility in contested environments, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.

Daily News | February 26, 2021

The Marine Corps started its initial operational test and evaluation for the new VH-92A presidential helicopter earlier this month, program spokeswoman Megan Wasel told Inside Defense Friday.

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