Inside the Navy highlights

By Lee Hudson / October 30, 2017 at 10:01 AM

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

1. The Marine Corps has requested an external study on F-35 sustainment cost because of a breakdown in communication between the service and the program office.

Full Story: Marines have commissioned external F-35 sustainment study

2. The Navy's San Antonio class of vessels will end with LPD-29 because the service needs the dock landing ship replacement, known as LX(R), to conduct distributed operations.  

Full Story: Navy needs dock landing ship replacement for distributed operations

3. The Marine Corps is planning to release before the end of 2017 a new concept to help inform both fleet Marines and the requirements process on additive manufacturing.

Full Story: New Marine Corps 3D printing concept expected this year