Inside the Navy highlights

By Sebastian Sprenger / December 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM

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

1. As the Navy mulls the future carrier airwing of 2025 it must address weight growth associated with future platforms such as the Joint Strike Fighter and Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and Strike system aboard legacy Nimitz-class aircraft carriers.

Full story: Navy must address weight grown in future carrier airwing

2. The Navy is in the early stages of networking F-35 Joint Strike Fighter radar data into the Naval Fire Integrated Control-Counter Air system.

Full story: Navy looping Joint Strike Fighter into integrated anti-air warfare system

3. The Navy held a Strike Concept of Operations Exercise at Naval Undersea Center Newport in Rhode Island to reduce potential schedule and cost risks for the Virginia Payload Module.

Full story: Navy held CONOPs exercise to reduce schedule, cost risks for VPM