Highlights from Inside the Navy

By Lee Hudson / March 27, 2017 at 10:19 AM

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Navy:

1. The Navy and Marine Corps are gearing up for an advanced naval technology exercise in California next month to look at various ways to get combat troops ashore.

Full Story: Navy, Marines looking for alternative ways to send forces ashore

2. The Navy will continue experimenting with its nascent distributed battle network by pairing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter with the Aegis combat system at sea in the summer of 2018.

Full Story: Lockheed exec: F-35, Aegis Combat System link will be tested at sea in 2018

3. Seeking lower prices, the official in charge of the government's Joint Strike Fighter program is calling on prime contractor Lockheed Martin to take a hard look at lower-tier suppliers.

Full Story: Focusing on lower-tier suppliers, Bogdan pushes for F-35 cost-cutting