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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The Insider | December 14, 2020

The Navy has launched an effort to review the service’s information technology infrastructure to ensure it is fully utilizing its over $4 billion annual IT budget.

Daily News | December 11, 2020

The Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $184 million contract for 36 full-rate production Amphibious Combat Vehicles following the program's initial operational capability declaration last month.

Daily News | December 10, 2020

The Navy's latest 30-year shipbuilding plan calls for an over 400-ship battle force fleet by 2045, driven largely by increases in amphibious warfare ships, small surface combatants, submarines and logistic ships.

The Insider | December 10, 2020

The Navy has appointed Chris Cleary as the service's principal cyber adviser, a position tasked with implementing the Defense Department's cyber strategy.

The Insider | December 9, 2020

The Navy will accelerate its promotion, acquisition and consumption of cloud services, according to a Dec. 7 memo by Navy Chief Information Officer Aaron Weis and acquisition executive Hondo Geurts.

Daily News | December 9, 2020

The Navy is set to release a request for proposals for concept studies and preliminary designs for the new Light Amphibious Warship this month.

The Insider | December 9, 2020

The Navy is set to receive the final two MH-60R helicopters by the end of the year, marking on-time delivery for the last batch of MH-60Rs.

Daily News | December 8, 2020

The CH-53K helicopter's training systems have all been declared ready for training, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary and the prime contractor for the program, announced last week.

The Insider | December 7, 2020

The Navy has launched an effort to modernize its information technology systems titled "Operation Cattle Drive," which aims to eliminate redundant technological systems.

Daily News | December 4, 2020

House and Senate negotiators have included a second Virginia-class submarine in the final 2021 defense authorization bill.

The Insider | December 3, 2020

The Marine Corps has declared initial operational capability for the F-35C, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing announced yesterday.

Daily News | December 3, 2020

The Navy and Marine Corps have acted to improve readiness, but the ongoing pandemic and the damaging fire on the Bonhomme Richard will take a toll, the Government Accountability Office told lawmakers this week.

The Insider | December 3, 2020

The Navy has not seen any major delays to its shipyard revitalization work as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said yesterday at a Senate Armed Services readiness and management support subcommittee hearing.

Daily News | December 2, 2020

The Navy is considering fast-tracking the acquisition of a big-deck vessel to replace the fire-damaged amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said Wednesday.

Daily News | December 2, 2020

Congress will receive a briefing on the Navy's new force design plan tomorrow, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said Wednesday at a Senate Armed Services readiness and management support subcommittee hearing.

Daily News | December 1, 2020

The Marine Corps has identified changes it can make to the VH-92A presidential helicopter's Auxiliary Power Unit exhaust system that will reduce the risk of damage to the aircraft's landing zone.

Daily News | November 30, 2020

The Navy announced Monday it would decommission the fire-damaged amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) after determining that repairing the vessel would be too expensive.

Daily News | November 30, 2020

The Trump administration has asked Congress to fund a second Virginia-class submarine in fiscal year 2021, following congressional concern when the administration proposed funding just one of the submarines in its original budget.

Daily News | November 24, 2020

The Marine Corps has stretched out its acquisition plan for the CH-53K helicopter, according to the Defense Department's recently released 2019 Selected Acquisition Report.

The Insider | November 23, 2020

The Naval Postgraduate School hosted a September workshop that explored how emerging technologies could shape a 2035 global conflict.

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