The INSIDER daily digest -- April 4, 2023

By John Liang / April 4, 2023 at 1:38 PM

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage from the annual Sea-Air-Space Symposium plus news on an Army effort to develop a multidomain sensing system and more.

We start off with coverage of the Sea-Air-Space Symposium:

Indo-Pacific panel calls out China for campaign of small-scale aggressions

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- "Peace is war without bloodshed for China" is how Naval War College Professor James Holmes described that country's position toward rules-based order and international law that hold sway in the South China Sea and across the Indo-Pacific.

Lockheed prepares to ramp up LRASM production

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- With a block buy expected in fiscal year 2024, Lockheed Martin is preparing to dramatically scale up production of two missile systems -- the Navy's Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile and the Air Force's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile.

Marine Corps prepares for initial CH-53K deployment in 2025

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- The Marine Corps is targeting 2025 for its initial CH-53K King Stallion deployment, while the heavy lift helicopter's maker, Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky, looks to ramp up production to a rate of two aircraft per month.

Tech innovations yield on-demand training as troops need it

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- Better tech and distribution systems are delivering training environments to troops when and where they need them, according to a panel of experts speaking Monday at the Sea Air Space conference here.

Read our full Sea-Air-Space Symposium coverage.

The Army is seeking funding for a system that would operate on a converted corporate jet in which an array of sensors and processors would enable multidomain operations:

Army seeks $200M for multidomain sensing system

The Army has included nearly $200 million in its fiscal year 2024 budget request for research, development, test and evaluation of a modernized aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance system.

The Navy is looking to upgrade the aircraft that would be responsible for relaying presidential orders to nuclear submarine crews:

Northrop reveals team to compete for Navy's new NC3 aircraft program

Northrop Grumman today announced it is partnering with Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, Raytheon Intelligence & Space, Crescent Systems, Inc. and Long Wave Inc. to compete for an upcoming contract to modernize the Navy's new nuclear command, control and communications aircraft.