Lee Hudson

Lee Hudson was Inside the Navy's managing editor until June 2018. She has covered Navy and Marine Corps issues since 2011, reporting at the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, aboard ships and military facilities around the U.S. Previously she worked as a staff reporter at The Daily Review in Morgan City, LA, covering local government and crime. Lee graduated with a B.A. in Mass Communication and Marketing from Loyola University New Orleans.

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Daily News | August 20, 2013

Oshkosh Corp.'s Cargo-Unmanned Ground Vehicle is looking to make a move from the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab to the Office of Naval Research, a company executive said last week.

Daily News | August 16, 2013

The Navy's F-35C Joint Strike Fighter training program conducted a successful first flight this week, an official said today.

Daily News | August 14, 2013

DALLAS -- While the Army and the Marine Corps are "absolutely committed" to the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the Marines' ability to fund the program remains uncertain, the JLTV project manager said today.

Daily News | August 5, 2013

A Marine Corps official said last week that program managers are now responsible for cybersecurity risk management as well as keeping their program's cost and schedules.

Daily News | July 22, 2013

The Office of Naval Research is teaming up with the Marine Corps to find an auxiliary propulsion and electric drive solution for a high water speed Amphibious Combat Vehicle, according to a project officer.

Daily News | July 19, 2013

The Navy's second Mobile User Objective System satellite was launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, but the military will not be able use the full capability until the satellite's radio terminals are in place, according to an official.

Daily News | July 17, 2013

The Navy's X-47B unmanned aircraft is expected to return to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD, later this week after successfully completing two out of four arrested landings on an aircraft carrier, according to a Naval Air Systems Command spokeswoman.

The Insider | July 16, 2013

The losing bidder on the Navy's multibillion-dollar Next-Generation Enterprise Network filed a protest today on the contact award, according to a company spokeswoman.

Daily News | July 11, 2013

The Navy will use the concept of operations it has developed for the X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator and apply it to future autonomous aircraft operating on carriers, a top service official said today.

The Insider | July 10, 2013

The Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System completed its first-ever carrier arrested landing today on the George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) off the coast of Virginia.

Daily News | July 1, 2013

The Navy recently tested the V-22 Osprey in an unique carrier airborne delivery mission role on the Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) during a six-day test off the East Coast, according to a service spokesman.

Daily News | June 27, 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services has won a $3.4 billion contract for the Navy's top information technology program, the Next-Generation Enterprise Network, the service announced late this afternoon.

Daily News | June 24, 2013

The Navy has raised the contract ceiling for the legacy Navy-Marine Corps Intranet by about $680 million, from $4.9 billion to $5.6 billion, the Pentagon announced today.

Daily News | June 24, 2013

The first Joint Strike Fighter F-35C was delivered on Saturday to Eglin Air Force Base, FL, where it is expected to fly for the first time in August, according to a Navy official.

Daily News | June 14, 2013
QUANTICO, VA -- The Army and Marine Corps are working "mitigation strategies" that would help the services maneuver around a possible three- to four-month delay forced upon the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program by sequestration, according to the officials in charge.
Daily News | June 13, 2013

The Joint Strike Fighter's critical design review for software has slipped about 45 days, along with other minor slips to the program, but the program is not facing any scheduling problems that fundamentally changes its plans, the Pentagon's acquisition chief said today.

Daily News | June 11, 2013

House appropriators are unhappy with the Navy's shipbuilding plan and are taking steps to rightsize what they see as an undersized fleet by adding almost $1 billion to the service's budget, according to a draft mark the full committee will vote on tomorrow.

Daily News | June 11, 2013

The Marine Corps is on track to a sign a $6.2 billion multiyear contract tomorrow for 99 V-22 Osprey aircraft to be built over five years, according to the joint program manager.

Daily News | June 5, 2013

Naval Air Systems Command is spending the first two weeks of June developing plans for how it will handle operations during the Defense Department's civilian furlough period, according to a NAVAIR official.

Daily News | June 4, 2013

A draft Government Accountability Office report on the Littoral Combat Ship may cause House lawmakers to take “more stringent actions” on the program's funding before the House and the Senate go to conference on the fiscal year 2014 defense authorization bill, a leading House Republican said today.

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