Aidan Quigley

Aidan Quigley was an Inside the Navy associate editor until March 2022. 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.

Archived Articles
Daily News | December 23, 2021

President Biden expanded the use of the Defense Production Act to aid the Virginia-class submarine industrial base, signing three determinations Tuesday.

Daily News | December 22, 2021

The Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps have increased their use of air support contracts from fiscal year 2015 to FY-20, spending a total of $8.4 billion during that period, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday.

Daily News | December 21, 2021

The Marine Corps' Medium Range Intercept Capability prototype successfully engaged targets last week at White Sands Missile Range, the service announced Tuesday.

Daily News | December 15, 2021

The Marine Corps' Assault Amphibious Vehicle will no longer take part in regularly scheduled deployments or participate in water training exercises, the service announced Wednesday.

The Insider | December 15, 2021

The Navy conducted a high-energy laser weapons system demonstration from an amphibious transport dock ship Tuesday, the service announced.

The Insider | December 15, 2021

The Navy announced its plan to procure Block II of its Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) airborne mine detection system and released a statement of work for the program Tuesday.

The Insider | December 14, 2021

The Marine Corps is looking to adjust its training to ensure Marines are ready and able to operate under the new concepts established in the service's force design work, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger said Tuesday.

Daily News | December 14, 2021

The Marine Corps' CH-53K program did not properly implement its intellectual property strategy, which will limit competition during the sustainment phase of the program, a recent Naval Audit Service report found.

Daily News | December 13, 2021

The Navy is not moving forward with Trump-era plans to re-launch the 1st Fleet in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and rename Fleet Forces Command as the Atlantic Fleet following the conclusion of the Global Posture Review, a service spokeswoman told Inside Defense Friday.

Daily News | December 10, 2021

The Navy received five submittals in response to its request for information for a Light Amphibious Warship simulator, a service spokesman told Inside Defense Friday.

Daily News | December 8, 2021

Lawmakers are pushing to expand the Virginia-class attack submarine industrial base, allocating $200 million in the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill to allow three Virginia-class submarines to be built each year.

Daily News | December 7, 2021

Congress has procured a total of 13 ships, including three destroyers, in its final version of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill, five more ships than the Navy requested in its initial budget.

Daily News | December 3, 2021

The Marine Corps conducted over-the-horizon heavy lift and troop transport operations using a CH-53K for the first time, the service announced Friday.

Daily News | December 3, 2021

The Navy and shipbuilding industry are monitoring the supply chain issues caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and the industrial base is experiencing some effects, according to Navy and industry sources.

Daily News | December 2, 2021

The Marine Corps is planning on forming low-signature but lethal and mobile stand-in forces to be the leading edge of the United States' forward-deployed forces, according to a new guidance Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger published Wednesday.

Daily News | November 30, 2021

The Navy has scheduled operational testing of Aegis Weapon System upgrades on cruisers and destroyers next year, according to a Navy spokeswoman.

Daily News | November 22, 2021

General Dynamics Electric Boat is taking steps to address vendor base and workforce concerns as the company works to keep the Columbia-class submarine, the Navy’s top acquisition priority, on track, General Dynamics Electric Boat President Kevin Graney told Inside Defense in a Wednesday interview.

Daily News | November 18, 2021

The Navy announced Thursday that a fix to the combing gear issue that has been plaguing the Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship was successfully tested on the Littoral Combat Ship Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS-21).

Daily News | November 18, 2021

The Navy is weighing maintenance options for some Ohio-class submarines to ensure a smooth transition to the Columbia-class submarine, a top Navy submariner said Thursday.

Daily News | November 16, 2021

China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy is rapidly growing its fleet and improving its capabilities, according to a new Defense Department report, but analysts say the United States retains a sizable advantage at sea.

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