01 Jun '18, 4pm

Senators Want $100 Million for New Marine Corps Light Attack Aircraft

The Senate Armed Services Committee has set aside millions for light attack aircraft, but this time not solely for the U.S. Air Force . In its version of the fiscal 2019 budget markup , the committee announced last week it wants to give $100 million to the Marine Corps to procure light attack aircraft such as the A T-6 Wolverine to boost lower-cost aviation support. The version passed the committee with a vote of 25-2. It heads for a full Senate vote in coming weeks. Is the Marine Corps ready for it? It's unclear. “The Marine Corps continues to monitor the Air Force-led Light Attack Experiment to procure a cost-effective, observation and attack (OA-X) air platform for employment in permissive environments, with the intent to employ such an asset as a joint force capability,” said Capt Christopher Harrison of the Office of Marine Corps Communication at the Pentagon. “The SA...

Full article: https://www.military.com/dodbuzz/2018/06/01/senators-want...

Tweets

Senators Want $100 Million for New Marine Corps...

military.com 03 Jun '18, 9am

The Senate Armed Services Committee has set aside millions for light attack aircraft, but this time not solely for the U.S...

Is a light attack aircraft coming to the Corps?

marinecorpstimes.com 04 Jun '18, 8pm

“The Marine Corps is monitoring the Air Force-led Light Attack Experiment to procure a cost-effective, observation and att...

The Battle of Belleau Wood was brutal, deadly and forgotten, but it forged a new Marine Corps

The Battle of Belleau Wood was brutal, deadly a...

stripes.com 01 Jun '18, 1am

Col. Albertus W. Catlin stood on a rise in the ground with his field glasses and watched his Marines advance through the w...

Okinawa-based Marine Collapses, Dies During Training Run

Okinawa-based Marine Collapses, Dies During Tra...

military.com 01 Jun '18, 2pm

A teenage Marine died May 25 during a training run on Okinawa -- just one week after arriving at his new duty station. Don...

Galactic Marine Corps Sniper Teams now on GOOGL...

play.google.com 03 Jun '18, 2am

Evidence-based practice - what it might mean, how it can be achieved, whether it should be aspired to - is the subject of ...

Here’s why the #Corps is expanding a #bombing r...

marinecorpstimes.com 01 Jun '18, 10pm

The Corps is greatly expanding and modernizing a bombing range in Georgia so pilots of F/A-18s and F-35s can train with pr...

This partnership could shake up the whole video...

hypebeast.com 04 Jun '18, 7am

In a move that could help shake up the home video gaming industry, Bungie , the studio behind both Halo and Destiny , anno...

Check out our new airdrop campaign.

po8.io 05 Jun '18, 4pm

Make sure to follow the instructions before entering into bounties. Bounties will be delivered after the Token Sale Event.

Singapore Startup Turned Down $100 Million. It ...

bloomberg.com 04 Jun '18, 9pm

A few years ago, Quek Siu Rui huddled with the board of his Singapore startup to consider whether to sell. Quek was only 2...

The Corps wants more Javelins as it phases out aging TOWs

The Corps wants more Javelins as it phases out ...

marinecorpstimes.com 30 May '18, 9pm

The Corps is slowly phasing out its aging anti-tank guided missile TOW systems across the infantry and adding additional J...

#NewMexico #hist…

armyhistory.org 05 Jun '18, 1am

On 25 June 1857, the surveying expedition departed for Fort Defiance. The party consisted of twenty-five camels, two drove...