All United States Marine Corps articles – Page 3

  • UH-1Y Huey in Nepal - USMC

    USMC continues Nepalese aid delivery as search for missing helo continues


    ​US Marine Corps assets - including the Bell Helicopter UH-1Y Huey rotorcraft - are continuing the delivery of aid to victims of the earthquakes in Nepal, as the search continues for a Huey that went missing following a second earthquake on 12 May.

  • Bell-Boeing MV-22,

    DARPA carries out full PCAS prototype demo using MV-22


    ​The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) carried out testing of a full prototype of the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) for the first time during the US Marine Corps’ Talon Reach exercise.

  • USAF F-35A - US Air Force

    Aviation gains in US military's new budget proposal


    Aviation programmes received a significant boost in funding in the Obama administration's fiscal year 2016 budget submission, which is up 6.7% on the enacted total for FY2015.

  • APKWS and A-10 - BAE Systems

    BAE touts APKWS for IS battle


    ​BAE Systems is touting the incorporation of its precision rocket guided system into the US Air Force’s fixed-wing inventory, where it could be utilised in the fight against Islamic State militants.

  • RQ-21A Black Jack - Insitu

    US NAVAIR orders three Blackjack UAV systems


    ​Insitu has been awarded a contract worth some $42 million to provide three RQ-21A Black Jack unmanned air vehicle systems to the US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).

  • USMC F-35C - Eglin

    USMC receives first F-35C


    ​The US Marine Corps has received its first carrier-based Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II, marking the 36th and final delivery of a Joint Strike Fighter aircraft in 2014.

  • Tomahawk launch - US Navy

    USA and Arab partners launch anti-Islamic State strikes in Syria


    ​The US military and partner Arab nations have begun air strikes over Syria in an extension of the mission to counter the extreme Islamic uprising in the region.

  • K-Max full size - Lockheed Martin

    K-Max returns from Afghan deployment


    ​The US Marine Corps’ Lockheed Martin/Kaman K-Max unmanned helicopter has returned from its Afghan deployment following almost three years in theatre.

  • AH-1W - US Department of Defense

    Elbit to support USMC Cobra upgrade


    ​Elbit Systems of America has been awarded contracts worth a combined $20.1 million to support the upgrade of Bell AH-1W Cobra attack helicopters for the US Marine Corps.