MARINE CORPS AVIATION ORGANIZATION
- MARINE CORPS AIRCRAFT. // Sea Power;Jan2005, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p105
The article presents information on several U.S. Marine Corps aircrafts. The aircraft AV-8B Harrier II's primary tasks are to conduct close air support, armed reconnaissance and interdiction operations, armed escort of assault support operations and airdefense operations. The...
- THE MARINES ENTER THE JET AGE. Brown, Ronald J. // Aviation History;Sep2001, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p30
Focuses on the use of fighter jets by United States Marine pilots and their involvement in the shooting war in South Korea in 1953. Development of the jet aircraft and its impact on naval aviation; History and operations of the Marine fighter squadron VMF-311 in Korea; Adoption of the jet...
- Averting the Navy's Tactical Aircraft Crisis. Robinson, Anthony C. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2013, Vol. 139 Issue 6, p54
The article offers information on the aircrafts that the U.S. Navy should buy to meet the shortfall in its strike-warfare capability. Presently, the Navy is buying the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and developing the F-35C Lightning II, however, it does not have enough money to afford both. The Navy...
- VMFA(AW)-242: Bats in Combat. Pasnik, Doug // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun2005, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the combat mission of the Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA(AW))-242 of the U.S. Marine Corps in Iraq. Historical background of the VMFA(AW)-242; Mission of the air group; Weapons of the VMFA(AW)-242 FA-18 Hornet; Details of information about the Operation Phantom Fury.
- F/A-18 HORNET. // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p171
Features the F/A-18 Hornet jet fighter plane of the U.S. Marine Corps. Capabilities of the fight plane; Passenger capacity; Specifications of the fighter plane.
- USMC F-35Bs demonstrated for Singapore. // Vayau Aerospace & Defence Review;2014, Issue 2, p101
The article offers information related to the demonstration of the U.S. Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightnings fighter aircraft to senior Singaporean defence officials at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, as of March 2014.
- MARINE CORPS HARRIERS: EXPEDITIONARY FIREPOWER FROM THE SEA. Llinares, Rick // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun2002, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p24
Features the Marine Attack Squadron 542 Tigers Of the U.S. Marine Corps. Composition of the unit; Operation of the AV-8B Harrier II Plus jump jet; Participation in major training deployments.
- Belay vertical landing. Stout, Jay A. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov99, Vol. 125 Issue 11, p50
Proposes the updated version of the F7F Tigercat as an alternative to the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) for the United States Marine Corps aviation. Comparison of F7F and the AV8B Harrier; Smaller logistics footprint of the F7F; Inadequacy of the proposed short-takeoff and vertical landing JSF.
- Marine Corps Plans To Keep Harriers Flying Until At Least 2021. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;6/20/2007, Vol. 234 Issue 56, p3
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Marine Corps to continue operational use of Boeing (BA) AV-8B Harrier fighter planes. According to a Marine Corps official, they are taking several steps, including an airframe fatigue effort to ensure its fleet of BA AV-8B Harriers will continue to...