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
The Insider | September 2, 2021

The Navy's last Zumwalt-class destroyer Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG-1002) recently conducted builder's trials.

The Insider | August 31, 2021

The Navy's America-class amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA-7) completed its final contract trials on Aug. 26.

Daily News | August 30, 2021

The Navy will have seven unmanned surface vessel prototypes delivered and in heavy rotation by 2023, according to a service official.

Daily News | August 26, 2021

The Navy successfully tested a new motor for a hypersonic missile that will be fielded by both the Navy and Army.

Daily News | August 25, 2021

House lawmakers recommend a $1.5 million increase to upgrade high band jamming capability on the Navy’s EA-18 Growler as part of the House Armed Services Committee’s chairman’s mark for the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill.

The Insider | August 25, 2021

The Office of Naval Research awarded General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems a contract to design a motor and energy storage system for a Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle.

The Insider | August 24, 2021

The Navy’s T-AO 205 John Lewis Fleet Oiler delivery date is delayed to March of next year.

The Insider | August 23, 2021

The Navy will release a request for proposals to help maintain the service’s afloat enterprise system.

The Insider | August 19, 2021

The Navy's unmanned MQ-25 Stingray completed an air-to-air refueling test with the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye on Wednesday, the service announced today.

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.

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