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 | September 8, 2021

The Marine Corps has suspended waterborne operations of its Amphibious Combat Vehicle after discovering an issue with the vehicle's towing mechanism.

The Insider | September 7, 2021

The Navy established a command Sept. 2 to oversee construction at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard as the service starts work to improve the shipyard's infrastructure.

Daily News | September 7, 2021

Despite unsuccessful efforts to include $25 billion in shipyard infrastructure funding in the Senate's bipartisan infrastructure bill, lawmakers who are pushing for shipyard improvements still see an opportunity to fund that effort this year.

Daily News | September 3, 2021

The Government Accountability Office has upheld a protest Northrop Grumman filed against a contract awarded to L3Harris Technologies for the Next Generation Jammer-Low Band Capability Block 1.

Daily News | September 2, 2021

Congress and the Biden administration need to provide the Navy with strategic guidance before the service develops its long-term fleet size and shipbuilding plans, House Armed Services Committee member Jared Golden (D-ME) said Thursday.

The Insider | September 2, 2021

The Marine Corps will review its withdrawal from Afghanistan but not create a formal commission to investigate, a service spokesman told Inside Defense Thursday.

The Insider | September 1, 2021

The House Armed Services Committee passed amendments to its version of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill that would push the Defense Department to provide Congress more information about the Navy's nuclear sea-launched cruise missile development efforts.

The Insider | September 1, 2021

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger said Wednesday the Marine Corps is planning to establish a commission to examine the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

The Insider | September 1, 2021

The Navy has issued New Hampshire-based Methuen Construction a $63 million contract for construction on the Dry Dock 2 complex at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard as part of the service's ongoing Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program.

The Insider | August 31, 2021

Reps. Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Anthony Brown (D-MD) have introduced a bill aimed at improving the safety of military tactical vehicles by authorizing the use of data recorders on Army and Marine Corps vehicles following a series of fatal mishaps.

Daily News | August 30, 2021

The Navy must work to avoid “requirements creep” in its acquisition programs to limit cost growth and schedule delays, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro said Monday.

Daily News | August 27, 2021

House Armed Services Committee majority aides said Friday the panel believes the Navy needs the 12 F/A-18E/Fs the committee intends to authorize for fiscal year 2022 to reduce risk during the service’s strike fighter shortfall.

Daily News | August 26, 2021

The House Armed Services Committee is pushing back against the Navy’s plan to use F-5s and F-16s as adversary aircraft in training scenarios and wants the service to use more modern aircraft instead, according to the committee chairman’s mark for the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill.

The Insider | August 26, 2021

The Navy’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range program is moving into low-rate initial production after receiving milestone C approval Monday.

Daily News | August 25, 2021

The House Armed Services Committee has shown its skepticism for the Navy’s strike fighter shortfall plan by adding $970 million to the F/A-18E/F program for 12 jets in the fiscal year 2022 budget, according to the committee chairman’s mark for the FY-22 defense authorization bill.

The Insider | August 24, 2021

Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro has named Meredith Berger, the current assistant secretary for energy, installations and environment, as the acting under secretary of the Navy effective Wednesday.

The Insider | August 23, 2021

The Marine Corps announced Friday that Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 had conducted the first-of-its-kind cross-deck aviation mission with an F-35B from a foreign aircraft carrier.

The Insider | August 17, 2021

The Navy awarded Nebraska-based company 381 Constructors a $1.7 billion contract to build a multimission dry dock at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine, the service announced Friday.

Daily News | August 17, 2021

The Marine Corps' new CH-53K helicopter is meeting its goals during live-fire testing on a ground test vehicle, a Marine Corps spokeswoman told Inside Defense.

Daily News | August 16, 2021

The Navy has concluded the full ship shock trials for the aircraft carrier Gerald Ford (CVN-78), the first carrier of its class.

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