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12 Crewmen Missing, High Surf Complicates Search And Rescue

Two CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters carrying 12 crewman collided early this morning while operating in the dark off the Hawaiian coast.

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What do you do when your dreams of being a fighter pilot are dashed? Good question. What you shouldn't do, though, is steal a USMC fighter for a joyride.

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Marines from the US and the Republic of Korea demonstrate the precision and organization that goes into a modern amphibious landing.

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With more speed and cargo-hauling ability than most helicopters, the USMC's MV-22 Osprey could prove an able partner in US disaster relief operations.

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An internal Pentagon report has uncovered a number of issues with at-sea testing of the US Marine Corps' variant of the F-35B Lightning II.

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One retired Air Force official is arguing once again that a single-service "executive agent" should be managing the DoD's drone operations.

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Oshkosh Defense has officially been awarded the contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the US military's replacement for the venerable Humvee.

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Much has been made about the F-35's lack of close-air support ability, but based on this video of a gun test, its 25-mm cannon doesn't appear to be lacking.

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With the signature of the USMC commandant, the F-35B will become fully operational, and the Corps will start ramp up training of pilots and maintenance crews.

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Automatic spending caps may force the US government to curb its $400B acquisition program for the F-35 and trimming total JSF fleet down from nearly 2,500.

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The Marine Corps' F-35B completed its first operational test aboard the USS Wasp, taking off, hovering, and landing with actual Marines at the controls.

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The wreckage of a US Marine Corps helo that disappeared while rendering aide in Nepal has been discovered by Nepalese forces.

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A Marine Corps UH-1 Huey is missing in Nepal, where it was part of the earthquake relief force operating in the mountainous country.

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The Marine Corps' F-35B shows off its hovering abilities in this detailed, up-close video.

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A DARPA test back in March has successfully launched two different rear-facing weapons from a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor cargo plane.

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The Department of Defense has trimmed its estimates for the cost of acquiring, as well as operating/servicing 2,500 F-35s, by $7.5B and $57.8B, respectively.

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A US Army Blackhawk crashed in heavy fog last night, leaving its crew of four LA National Guardsmen and seven MARSOC Marines missing and presumed dead.

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Medal of Honor recipient and race car driver. It's fair to say that Sgt. Dakota Meyer's resume is pretty much unmatched.

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The US military has tried some ridiculous things before, but this is arguably one of the most outlandish. Silent Nemo – no, seriously, that's its name – is a project being conducted at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia by the Chief of Naval Operation's Rapid Innovation Cell. It takes the drone technology we know so well, and converts it into a submersible designed to look and swim like a Bluefin tuna.

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September's report that the US Air Force was thinking about armoring and arming its V-22 Osprey was a surprise, and now, less than three months on, the tilt-rotor plane has successfully completed its first forward-firing weapons test.

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