Audrey Decker

Audrey Decker was an Inside Defense Navy reporter until February 2023. She 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.

Archived Articles
Daily News | January 4, 2022

The Navy has successfully completed underwater explosion shock testing on the Unmanned Influence Sweep System, part of the service’s mine countermeasure technologies.

The Insider | January 3, 2022

The Marine Corps is asking industry for information on interceptors that would defeat enemy unmanned aircraft systems.

Daily News | December 29, 2021

The Navy is using an implementation framework to incorporate its unmanned campaign plan throughout the service and deliver a larger, hybrid fleet of manned and unmanned platforms.

The Insider | December 21, 2021

The Navy is asking industry for design and construction proposals for the Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship.

The Insider | December 21, 2021

The Navy is requesting information from industry and academia to explore autonomous performance prediction and fault mitigation for unmanned undersea vehicles.

The Insider | December 20, 2021

The Navy will not finish its Offensive Surface Fires analysis of alternatives on the Large Unmanned Surface Vessel until next year.

The Insider | December 20, 2021

Boeing announced today its MQ-25 Stingray T1 test asset has successfully maneuvered aboard a Navy aircraft carrier.

Daily News | December 17, 2021

Navy warfare centers are seeing a growing emphasis on unmanned systems, including the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division.

Daily News | December 16, 2021

ST. LOUIS -- Boeing is using digital models to bridge the gap between its MQ-25 Stingray T1 prototype and the aircraft the company will build for the Navy.

Daily News | December 16, 2021

ST. LOUIS -- Boeing is going to convert the Navy's F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to the most advanced version of the fighter jet -- at a fast pace. (UPDATED)

The Insider | December 13, 2021

The Navy's 5th Fleet has begun operationally testing the Saildrone unmanned surface vessel in the northern Red Sea as part of exercise Digital Horizon.

Daily News | December 10, 2021

The Navy's new Fleet Infrastructure Optimization Plan to modernize aviation depots has started to reach the service's bases.

Daily News | December 7, 2021

Congress has procured a total of 13 ships, including three destroyers, in its final version of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill, five more ships than the Navy requested in its initial budget.

The Insider | December 3, 2021

The Navy is hosting a workshop next February with industry and academia to explore autonomous capabilities on large and long-endurance unmanned undersea vehicles.

Daily News | December 2, 2021

Harnessing renewable power, the first Saildrone Explorer arrived at the Navy's unmanned fleet in Bahrain, with more vessels on the way.

Daily News | December 1, 2021

Amidst a service-wide push for emerging technologies, the Navy needs to make sure sailors aren't left behind, a service official said today.

Daily News | November 30, 2021

Live, virtual and constructive training will be the "underpinning" of the Marine Corps' future training environment, according to a service official.

Daily News | November 23, 2021

As the Marine Corps continues a major restructuring, analysts say the service has a long way to go before it fields enough unmanned aerial systems.

Daily News | November 22, 2021

The Navy is "committed" to getting Extra Large Unmanned Underwater Vehicles into the submarine fleet, particularly in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command region, according to a top service submariner.

The Insider | November 19, 2021

The Navy is investing in Guam through submarines and infrastructure, according to the commander of the Pacific submarine force, who said this week the service plans to have five fast-attack submarines stationed in the U.S. territory by the end of 2022.

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