USMC AVIATION ORGANIZATION
- Paper Urges Killing Raptor, Osprey, DDG 1000, And Buying Just One Sub Per Year. Ahearn, Dave // Defense Daily;12/11/2007, Vol. 236 Issue 48, p8
This article discusses a 2007 paper that offers recommendations for the U.S. Armed Forces. The paper urges ending the Air Force F-22 Raptor supersonic-superstealth fighter aircraft program, the Air Force-Marine Corps V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, the Navy DDG 1000 destroyer, and also urges...
- Hornets to Get LITENING. Leland, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun2004, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the plan for the F/A-18D Hornets of the U.S. Marine Corps to receive the LITENING AT advanced targeting system. Background of the self-contained multisensor laser target designating and navigation system; Features of the AT pod; Enhancement by the new system of the aircraft's ability...
- Did You Know? // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;5/5/2006, Vol. 75 Issue 25, p3A
Presents facts about the U.S. military forces. Information on the U.S. Marine's motto "Semper Fidelis"; Quantity of meals being served each day onboard the Navy's aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan; Information on the military vehicles F-22A Air Force jet fighter and the Abrams Battle Tank.
- Bridging the Gap. Burgess, Richard R. // Sea Power;Nov2008, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p22
The article reports on the avionics upgrade program for some older F/A-18C Hornet strike fighters initiated by the U.S. Marine Corps. It relates that the upgrade program is to sustain the service's tactical aviation (TACAIR) warfighting potency until the F-35 Lightning II, the Joint Strike...
- I Always Wanted to Drive a Convertible. Humphreys, Timothy // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May2003, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p2
Recounts the author's experiences during a T-2 flying accident with the U.S. Marine Corps. Details of the flight assignment; Chronology of events of the accident; Events subsequent to the accident; Lessons learned by the author from the accident.
- Another View From the Convertible. Marsack, Bruce // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May2003, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p5
Recounts the author's experiences during a T-2 flying accident with the U.S. Marine Corps. Initial reaction to the commotion in the cockpit at the start of the incident; Shattering of cockpit glass; Fear for student's health; Problem with T-2 radio switches.
- BRAVO Zulu. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May2003, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p7
Recounts the handling of two aircraft near-accidents involving U.S. Marine Corps aircraft. Incident involving landing gear of T-44A aircraft; Incident involving smoking engine of a KC-130 aircraft; Emergency handling procedures.
- It's Getting Hot in Here. Renner, Matt // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May2003, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p8
Recounts an incident in which the environmental-control system (ECS) in the author's U.S. Marine Corps aircraft malfunctioned. Decreased flow to oxygen mask; Emission of hot air by the ECS; Lessons learned on communication and decision-making.
- NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE. // Sea Power;Apr2005, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p11
Focuses on the U.S. Armed Forces's new Antisubmarine Warfare Concept of Operations, a revised theory of network centric warfare. Influence of modern information technologies on the proposed warfare plan; Capabilities of the Navy's FORCEnet operational concept; Significance of the collaboration...