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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The Insider | March 2, 2022

The Navy will demonstrate a new mine countermeasure sensor suite on the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter this spring.

Daily News | February 25, 2022

The Navy's Zumwalt-class program was slated to reach initial operational capability in December, but the service has said that goal was not achieved.

Daily News | February 24, 2022

The Navy must develop and execute a plan to address major operational challenges facing the service's Littoral Combat Ship program, a Government Accountability Office report released Thursday found.

The Insider | February 24, 2022

The Navy is asking for industry input on a new unmanned aircraft system that would perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. 

Daily News | February 23, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy's maritime data collection strategy, called Symphony, leverages the investments of partner allies to gain access to strategic maritime locations, according to a service official.

Daily News | February 22, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- After a contentious $7.7 billion contract award delayed Leidos' start to take over the Navy's information technology networks, the company has begun to work through a buildup of IT work.

Daily News | February 18, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Industry needs to hear the Navy's "pleas" to move away from legacy platforms that won't help the United States deter a fight with China, according to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday.

Daily News | February 18, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy needs a common operating picture of its battlespace and more long-range strike capabilities for the future fight, according to Adm. Paparo, commander of the service's Pacific Fleet.

Daily News | February 17, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy is looking to expand information warfare in its existing live, virtual and constructive network in the near future, according to a service official.

Daily News | February 17, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy will be placing information warfare officers in two submarines during a pilot program this summer, according to a service official. 

Daily News | February 16, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- As the Navy emphasizes the need for a new operational architecture, requirements for Project Overmatch, the Navy's software-defined network of networks, are still to be determined.

The Insider | February 14, 2022

The Navy is looking for a maritime search and rescue unmanned aircraft system to potentially begin program procurement in fiscal year 2023.

Daily News | February 11, 2022

CAMP PENDLETON, CA -- Using a new requirements process and connecting end-users to technology development, the Marine Corps is developing a family of systems to help the Explosive Ordnance Disposal community and the service as a whole.

Daily News | February 11, 2022

During an industry conference this week, a Navy official gave an overview of amphibious programs during a time of budget constraints.

Daily News | February 9, 2022

The Marine Corps is trying to buy "several" MQ-9 Reapers, but the process is on hold due to the continuing resolution, according to a service official.

Daily News | February 9, 2022

The Navy is prioritizing readiness in the coming budget, regardless of the size of the service, according to a Navy official.

Daily News | February 7, 2022

Adm. John Aquilino, head of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, needs to personally brief President Biden to communicate the urgency of the situation with Taiwan, according to a congressional seapower leader.

Daily News | February 3, 2022

The Navy's new operational architecture, Project Overmatch, is completing spirals every quarter, according to a senior service official.

Daily News | February 3, 2022

The solicitation for the development and fabrication of the Navy's Razorback Torpedo Tube Launch and Recovery configuration will be awarded in fiscal year 2022. 

The Insider | February 2, 2022

The Navy is developing a strategy with U.S. Transportation Command to purchase used ships to combat an aging sealift fleet, according to Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, head of TRANSCOM.

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