Audrey Decker

Audrey Decker is an Inside Defense Navy reporter. She has previously covered Maryland state politics for Capital News Service. She is a 2021 graduate from the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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Daily News | August 17, 2021

The Office of Naval Research has released a 20-page document detailing how the Navy will invest in Intelligent Autonomous Systems, noting investments must be focused because the commercial world is not investing in technologies that most benefit the Navy.  

The Insider | August 16, 2021

The Navy has awarded over $2.7 billion in multiyear maintenance contracts for Littoral Combat Ships, the Defense Department announced Friday.

The Insider | August 12, 2021

The Navy has completed a prototyping effort for the MEDUSA unmanned undersea vehicle, capable of offensive mining capabilities via submarine.

The Insider | August 11, 2021

The Navy is launching a new research project to develop a system, carried aboard an unmanned vessel, to detect magnetic influence mines.

The Insider | August 10, 2021

The Navy and 21 Indo-Pacific partner nations kicked off the 20th iteration of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training in Singapore on Tuesday.

The Insider | August 10, 2021

The Navy is looking to an industry consortium to find solutions for defending against small Unmanned Arial System threats.

Daily News | August 9, 2021

Delays in unmanned programs should be resolved by the end of the year, according to a senior Huntington Ingalls Industries executive.

The Insider | August 9, 2021

The Senate confirmed Carlos Del Toro as Navy secretary in a vote late Saturday.

Daily News | August 6, 2021

The Navy will create new roles for industry to be involved in the Rapid Autonomy Integration Lab's management and network.

Daily News | August 5, 2021

After working through combining gear issues on the Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships, the Navy will conduct at-sea testing this September.

Daily News | August 5, 2021

The next Navy FFG-62 Constellation-class warship hull will be widened and elongated, but the internal design will remain the same, a Navy official said this week.

The Insider | August 4, 2021

Aviation and defense contractor ARCTOS was named one of the awardees for the General Services Administration's program to provide research and development for manned and unmanned systems.

Daily News | August 4, 2021

Despite major investments in cyber and artificial intelligence by the Defense Department, Navy officials and cyber experts still have questions on the use of these technologies.

Daily News | August 3, 2021

A Boeing-led team conducted a virtual demonstration of manned-unmanned teaming using the Navy's unmanned MQ-25 Stingray, built by Boeing, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and the F/A-18 Super Hornet.

Daily News | August 2, 2021

The Navy's Project Overmatch still has a ways to go before strike group testing, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said Monday at the Sea-Air-Space 2021 conference.

The Insider | August 2, 2021

Leidos has completed the transition for the Navy's information technology networks, as a part of the Next Generation Enterprise Network Recompete program.

The Insider | July 30, 2021

The Navy conducted the MQ-4C Triton's first test flight with a multi-intelligence upgrade on July 29 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD.

Daily News | July 29, 2021

A House panel is asking the Navy to look at putting mine countermeasures on its Expeditionary Sea Base platforms.

Daily News | July 28, 2021

A House panel today approved legislation that would extend by one year the Navy's option for entering a block buy agreement for amphibious ships.

The Insider | July 28, 2021

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee is skeptical of the Navy's analysis that shows the service will close its strike fighter shortfall within five years, according to a House staffer.

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