Marine Corps/DoD News

Unwise divestments are crippling US Marine Corps aviation

By Gen. James Amos (ret.), Gen. Terrence Dake (ret.) and Lt. Gen. Barry Knutson (ret.)

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 / NewsMarine Corps/DoD News

U.S. Marine Corps aviation is being significantly and needlessly decimated, another unforced error of Force Design 2030. Newly procured aircraft have been tossed aside; identical blows to state-of-the-art helicopters and strike/fighter jets are on the way. The losses in aircraft are significant.