Inside the Navy highlights

By Lee Hudson / November 13, 2017 at 10:04 AM

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

1. The Marine Corps' external study on F-35 sustainment will focus on long-term maintenance and spare parts inventory.

Full Story: Marine Corps' F-35 study to focus on long term sustainment, spare parts

2. Lawmakers, bending to the reality that cost estimates for the Navy's new aircraft carriers continue to climb, are for a third time raising the cost cap for new Ford-class ships, setting a new statutory threshold of $12.6 billion for the future Enterprise (CVN-80) and follow-on aircraft carriers.

Full Story: Lawmakers raise Ford-class carrier cost cap, grant Navy wiggle room to avoid shock testing

3. The Marine Corps' new tactical decision kits are the service's next step toward training Marines to fight in different operational environments while remaining on base.

Full Story: Marine Corps tactical decision kits bring op environment to barracks