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 | October 21, 2020

The Navy has received its first four CMV-22s, the new tiltrotor which will deliver cargo to aircraft carriers and replace the legacy C-2A Greyhound.

The Insider | October 20, 2020

The Navy successfully launched a missile for the first time last week from a Zumwalt-class destroyer, the service announced Monday.

Daily News | October 19, 2020

The Navy has taken the next step to procuring a Light Amphibious Warship, releasing a request for information last week for a "preliminary/contract" design for the new class of ship.

Daily News | October 14, 2020

The Navy's new frigate program could cost 40% more than the service's estimate, according to a new Congressional Budget Office report.

Daily News | October 13, 2020

The Navy needs to invest heavily in unmanned ships to improve its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance functions, according to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday.

Daily News | October 6, 2020

The Navy has commissioned more than a dozen Light Amphibious Warship "concept design" industry studies due next month that are expected to shape a formal competition next summer in advance of a planned lead-ship contract award in fiscal year 2022.

The Insider | October 2, 2020

The Navy has established a board to govern and advise its electromagnetic radiation battlespace policy.

The Insider | October 1, 2020

The Navy is moving forward with planning for the refueling of the aircraft carrier Harry Truman (CVN-75) after last year's debate about whether or not to do it.

Daily News | September 30, 2020

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) said Wednesday that he believes the Navy needs to move faster to address shipyard issues than the 20-year timeline laid out in the service's Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Plan.

Daily News | September 28, 2020

The Navy is on track to wrap up the operational testing for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System on aircraft carriers this month.

Daily News | September 25, 2020

Production for the CH-53K helicopter is progressing on schedule despite the COVID-19 pandemic, prime contractor Sikorsky says.

Daily News | September 24, 2020

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger said Thursday he is concerned that funding constraints caused by the coronavirus pandemic could slow the service's force redesign efforts.

The Insider | September 23, 2020

The Marine Corps will not be asking Congress for more funding as it pursues its force re-design, Commandant Gen. David Berger said today.

Daily News | September 22, 2020

The Marine Corps is examining top-level requirements for ground robotics programs, Maj. Gen. Kevin Iiams said Tuesday.

The Insider | September 16, 2020

Naval shipyards must retain the increased focus on fire safety that has followed the July fire aboard the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), according to the head of Naval Sea Systems Command.

Daily News | September 15, 2020

Despite slowdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Navy has reduced maintenance delays this year, service officials said Tuesday.

Daily News | September 9, 2020

The Navy is working with the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office to evaluate the command, control and design of large and medium unmanned surface vehicles.

Daily News | September 3, 2020

The CH-53K King Stallion helicopter performed well during its sea trials, which ended in June, and is now undergoing testing in a desert-like environment, according to the Marine Corps.

The Insider | September 1, 2020

The Navy's accelerated timeline for awarding contracts will help cushion the service and industry partners through an anticipated continuing resolution period, Navy acquisition executive Hondo Geurts said Tuesday.

Daily News | August 31, 2020

The Marine Corps has pushed back the scheduled start of testing for the VH-92A presidential helicopter by six months, which will allow the Marine operational squadron more time to familiarize itself with the aircraft and prevent overlap between testing and the busy presidential election cycle.

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