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 | October 18, 2021

The Senate Appropriations Committee wants to increase funding for the Marine Corps Force Design effort, the Navy’s shipyard infrastructure and fund a second destroyer.

Daily News | October 18, 2021

The Navy is building "Task Force Hopper" to apply artificial intelligence and machine learning to the surface force.

Daily News | October 15, 2021

The military services’ push for more unmanned systems is dependent on the power supplied by batteries, a supply chain almost completed controlled by China.

The Insider | October 12, 2021

The Navy will move away from an isolated information technology system to one that operates across different networks, systems and units.

Daily News | October 6, 2021

The Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band test asset will be delivered in early 2022 and initial operational capability is slated for fall 2023, according to Navy spokeswoman Gulianna Dunn.

The Insider | October 5, 2021

The Navy is holding an industry meeting today to discuss a new cyber framework that would assess and enhance the cybersecurity of the defense industrial base.

Daily News | October 1, 2021

Navy and Marine Corps maintainers did not perform required inspections to address corrosion in the F/A-18C-G Super Hornet and gave no adequate reason why, according to a Defense Department inspector general’s report released today.

Daily News | October 1, 2021

The Navy’s Mideast-based unmanned task force will conduct testing within the next few months using command-and-control infrastructure and artificial intelligence.

Daily News | September 30, 2021

At the end of last year, the Navy and the Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office launched a Standard Missile-6 from an unmanned surface vessel and successfully intercepted a target.

Daily News | September 29, 2021

The T-AO 205 John Lewis Fleet Oiler will undergo sea trials this December.

The Insider | September 27, 2021

Boeing delivered the most advanced version of the F/A-18 Super Hornet to the Navy this month.

Daily News | September 22, 2021

Senate lawmakers want the Pentagon’s cost assessment and program evaluation office to review the Navy’s three radar systems supporting the Aegis combat system.

Daily News | September 21, 2021

Kaman Corp. has unveiled an unmanned aerial vehicle designed to resupply deployed Marines and other servicemembers in contested areas.

Daily News | September 17, 2021

The Marine Corps is looking to give more autonomy to its organic fires munitions, a technical approach that may allow the service to "swarm" a target.

Daily News | September 16, 2021

The Marine Corps is shifting the purpose of the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial system to move away from counterinsurgency.

The Insider | September 14, 2021

The Navy's MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aircraft conducted an aerial refueling test with the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter on Monday, the service announced today.

Daily News | September 9, 2021

The Navy's 5th Fleet launched a task force today designed to integrate unmanned systems and artificial intelligence.

Daily News | September 8, 2021

The Navy will be setting up an unmanned task force over the next few months to accelerate its development of unmanned systems.

Daily News | September 3, 2021

Multiple Navy programs would receive increased funding after the House Armed Services Committee vote on Wednesday to authorize an additional $25 billion in defense spending above the president's request for fiscal year 2022.

Daily News | September 2, 2021

Congress and the Biden administration need to provide the Navy with strategic guidance before the service develops its long-term fleet size and shipbuilding plans, House Armed Services Committee member Jared Golden (D-ME) said Thursday.

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