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Caitlin M. Kenney

Staff Reporter

Caitlin M. Kenney
Caitlin M. Kenney is staff reporter at Defense One, where she writes about the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. She has covered the U.S. military for several years across the country, previously as a Pentagon reporter for Stars and Stripes. She’s a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Threats

Navy Finds 32 Problems with Littoral Combat Ships

Study reveals “key reliability issues” and maintenance averaging up to two weeks per month to fix.

Science & Tech

Navy Drone Refuels Fighter Jet, a Key Step Toward Adding UAVs to Carrier Wings

The MQ-25 T1 Stingray is slated for tests on an aircraft carrier later this year ahead of a planned 2025 deployment.

Policy

Where the US Army’s Cut List and Wish List Overlap

Some programs slated for trimming in the 2022 budget proposal also appear on the service’s list of unfunded priorities.

Policy

Naval Spending Proposal Defies Calls to Buy Extra Ships, Boost Marines’ Budget

President’s first spending request seeks to cut procurement to free funds for operations and maintenance.

Science & Tech

US Naval Services Aim to Put Network-War Concepts to Global Test

Enormous exercise will combine several new concepts in scenarios up to major combat.