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 | November 19, 2020

The Navy has conducted successful tests of its Submarine-Launched Unmanned Aerial System, a senior service official said yesterday.

Daily News | November 19, 2020

The Navy should focus on developing technology systems that can be used across platforms instead of developing technology for individual platforms, a senior Navy official said Thursday.

Daily News | November 18, 2020

The United States needs to maintain its advantage in submarines and other undersea vehicles over China and Russia, Rear Adm. William Houston said Wednesday.

Daily News | November 17, 2020

Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite announced Tuesday that he wants to create a new 1st Fleet that would be based "in the crossroads between the Indian and Pacific Ocean."

The Insider | November 17, 2020

The Marine Corps has received the first 18 Amphibious Combat Vehicles that are replacing the service's Vietnam-era Assault Amphibious Vehicle.

Daily News | November 16, 2020

The Navy needs to invest in submarine shipbuilding and work to increase industry capability for the submarine force to meet its full potential, a top Navy official said Monday.

Daily News | November 13, 2020

The Navy successfully cut days of maintenance delay in fiscal year 2020 but will miss its goal to eliminate days of maintenance delay this fiscal year, Vice Adm. William Galinis, the commander of Naval Sea Systems Command, said Thursday.

The Insider | November 12, 2020

The Navy will move forward with former Defense Secretary Mark Esper's plan to build a 500-ship Navy despite his firing earlier this week, Vice Adm. William Galinis, the head of Navy Sea Systems Command, said Thursday.

Daily News | November 11, 2020

The Senate Appropriations Committee does not support the Navy's request for two Large Unmanned Surface Vessels in fiscal year 2021, according to the panel's FY-21 defense spending bill released yesterday.

Daily News | November 11, 2020

The Senate Appropriations Committee opposes a proposed increase to funding for the Large Surface Combatant, according to the panel's version of the fiscal year 2021 defense spending bill released yesterday.

Daily News | November 10, 2020

The Senate Appropriations Committee has expressed support for Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger's force design initiatives in the panel's version of the fiscal year 2021 defense spending bill.

The Insider | November 9, 2020

The Navy has received nine concept designs as part of its industry studies for its Light Amphibious Warship, a service spokesman told Inside Defense.

Daily News | November 9, 2020

Initial operational capability for the Navy's Joint Precision Approach and Landing System on aircraft carriers has been delayed three months due to an issue that arose during operational testing this fall, a Navy spokeswoman told Inside Defense Monday.

Daily News | November 6, 2020

The Navy suspended a program aimed at limiting energy consumption on its Arleigh Burke class of destroyers without the proper analysis to support that decision, the Government Accountability Office said Thursday.

Daily News | November 2, 2020

The production of the America-class amphibious assault ship Bougainville (LHA-8) is continuing despite the coronavirus pandemic, and a Navy spokeswoman says the vessel remains on track to meet its January 2024 delivery date.

Daily News | October 30, 2020

The Navy is set to complete and release a concept of operations for the medium and large unmanned surface vehicles in "the next few months," a Navy spokesman told Inside Defense.

Daily News | October 29, 2020

The Navy needs to continue evaluating the future needs of its amphibious force past the current force structure analysis, a senior Navy official said Thursday.

Daily News | October 27, 2020

The leaders of the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee are split on Defense Secretary Mark Esper's statements about his new plan to build up the Navy.

The Insider | October 27, 2020

The Navy has awarded Sikorsky a $550 million contract for six more CH-53K low-rate initial production Lot 4 helicopters.

The Insider | October 21, 2020

The Navy will hold the first F-35B sea trials aboard the Italian aircraft carrier Cavour during the first quarter of calendar year 2021.

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