Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Navy

New USMC Hovercraft Costs Skyrocket

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Textron’s $TXT construction of a new hovercraft for the U.S. Marine Corps, which had been plagued by propeller cracks, gear defects, and initial delivery delays, is...

June 16, 2021
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Thursday, December 17, 2020
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Defense

U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Issue New Maritime Strategy

The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard have today issued a new maritime strategy providing strategic guidance for their plan for facing adversaries at sea over the next decade....

December 17, 2020
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Friday, July 31, 2020
Accidents

Massive Search Underway Off California for 8 Missing U.S. Marines from Amphibious Vehicle

July 31 (Reuters) – A massive sea and air search was under way on Friday for eight missing U.S. Marines off the Southern California coast after a training mishap on...

July 31, 2020
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Monday, September 1, 2014
Incidents

Marine Corps Helicopter Crashes In Gulf of Aden While Landing Aboard Navy Ship

Only minor injuries are being reported after a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed in the Gulf of Aden today while attempting to land aboard a U.S. Navy ship, the Navy said Monday.

September 1, 2014
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Monday, July 14, 2014
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Defense

U.S. Marine Corps Designs Crazy-Ass Amphibious Tank

When U.S. Marine Corps steps outside of the box, things tend to get interesting, and indeed they have. During RIMPAC 2014, a biannual joint military exercise that brings together literally dozens...

July 14, 2014
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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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Blog

Maritime Raid Force – Marines Gear Up To Battle Pirates

With the recent failure of Navy anti-pirate drones early this month, the US Marine Corps is taking a more traditional stance against the Somali pirates. This month the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s...

April 17, 2012
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