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
The Insider | October 6, 2021

The Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $17.8 million contract for low-rate initial production units of the Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare System, marking milestone C for the program.

The Insider | October 6, 2021

The Navy has completed a successful technology demonstration for a virtual training system for the F/A-18 and EA-18G, the service announced Tuesday.

The Insider | October 6, 2021

The Navy awarded Austal USA a $144 million contract for two towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS), marking the shipyard’s first new steel ship construction.

Daily News | October 5, 2021

The Navy’s top acquisition priority, the Columbia-class submarine, has hit 95% design maturity, a Navy spokesman told Inside Defense Monday.

Daily News | October 4, 2021

The Navy expects the dismantlement of the Surface Ship Support Barge to start this fall, a process which could help the service determine how it will discard its first retired nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN-65).

The Insider | October 4, 2021

The Navy has established a new helicopter squadron that will be equipped with MH-60Rs to provide support for Littoral Combat Ships.

The Insider | October 1, 2021

The Navy is adjusting its training and testing in the northwestern United States following an environmental review.

Daily News | September 30, 2021

As Fincantieri Marinette Marine prepares to start construction on the first Constellation-class frigate next spring, analysts and lawmakers say the Navy's planned second frigate yard could both expedite the production of frigates and bolster the nation's shipbuilding industrial base. 

The Insider | September 28, 2021

The Navy and Air Force have launched an effort to eliminate redundancy in cybersecurity testing, assessment and documentation.

Daily News | September 23, 2021

Fincantieri Marinette Marine is set to start construction on the first Constellation-class frigate next spring as the company continues work on the ship’s design, the company’s CEO said Thursday.

Daily News | September 22, 2021

The Senate Armed Services Committee is concerned about schedule delays and cost overruns associated with the Navy’s 20-year, $21 billion Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program.

The Insider | September 21, 2021

The Marine Corps’ Harvest Hercules Airborne Weapons Kit Plus has reached full operational capability, the service announced Monday.

Daily News | September 20, 2021

The Navy is planning to launch an analysis of alternatives for its future vertical lift program this fall after completing its material development decision by the end of September, a program spokeswoman told Inside Defense Friday.

Daily News | September 17, 2021

The Navy plans to launch an independent review of its Next Generation Jammer-Low Band contract later this month after the Government Accountability Office upheld a protest Northrop Grumman filed against the award to L3Harris Technologies last month.

Daily News | September 16, 2021

The Congressional Budget Office is estimating the Navy will have to spend billions more each year on shipbuilding to grow the fleet in line with the service's most recent shipbuilding plan that was released in June.

The Insider | September 16, 2021

Austal USA has selected Rusty Murdaugh, the company's chief financial officer and acting president since February, to lead the company permanently.

The Insider | September 15, 2021

The Navy has issued a $41.2 million contract to Northrop Grumman for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range low-rate initial production Lot One. (UPDATED)

The Insider | September 14, 2021

The Office of Naval Intelligence is focused on both the growing threat posed by China and pursuing technological advancements, Rear Adm. Curt Copley, the commander of ONI, said Monday.

The Insider | September 10, 2021

Vice Adm. Carl Chebi has been named the head of Naval Air Systems Command, taking the position in a change-of-command ceremony Thursday at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD.

Daily News | September 9, 2021

The Marine Corps' Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar program verified system operations and command and control interoperability during testing this spring, a service spokeswoman told Inside Defense.

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