February 3, 2023

Marine One Operational, Not Yet Secure

The new VH-92A Presidential Helicopter is integrating into the fleet that carries the US head of state as “Marine One.” But problems with the secure communications system could delay its full entry to service unless a fix is funded.

What’s Next for Corps’ F-35 Fleet?

F-35

Though the US Marine Corps beat the Navy to having a deployment-ready F35C squadron, the long-term future for the corps’ F-35 fleet is in question. The reasons: the Marines have a limited number of pilots for the F-35 and the corps has been putting more focus on unmanned aerial systems.

Nebraska’s Flooding Overwhelms Offutt Air Force Base

Offutt

Floodwaters overwhelm one-third of Offutt Air Force Base, swamping dozens of buildings, much of the flight line, and prompted the evacuation of nine aircraft.