Mallory Shelbourne

Mallory Shelbourne was the managing editor of Inside the Navy until June 2020. She previously covered politics and transportation policy at The Hill. She holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia Journalism School and a master's degree in international affairs with a focus in the Middle East from American University's School of International Service.


Archived Articles
Daily News | May 15, 2020

The Navy yesterday announced a $904.8 million contract modification awarded to Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky for 24 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters.

The Insider | May 13, 2020

Kongsberg will build the Medium Caliber Turret for the Marine Corps' Amphibious Combat Vehicle gun variant, the company announced today.

The Insider | May 13, 2020

The Navy's new acting secretary has ended the carrier study commissioned by former acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly.

The Insider | May 13, 2020

Vice Adm. Stuart Munsch, who currently leads the Navy's new warfighting directorate, will move to the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Daily News | May 12, 2020

The Navy will produce an "analysis plan" to assess its pilot program for ship maintenance availabilities, as the service works to reduce delays to maintenance timelines.

The Insider | May 6, 2020

The Pentagon today announced it will promote Vice Adm. William Lescher to be the new vice chief of naval operations, as Adm. Robert Burke heads to a new posting as the commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe.

Daily News | May 6, 2020

The Navy wants the new Light Amphibious Warship it is pursuing to have a price tag in the "several digit millions," as the service seeks to quickly field a lower-cost amphibious vessel while it prepares for a fight in the Pacific.

The Insider | May 1, 2020

The Navy yesterday announced a $187.5 million contract award to the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Pascagoula, MS to purchase long-lead items for an America-class amphibious assault ship.

The Insider | April 30, 2020

The Navy announced today that it will hold a shorter version of its biennial maritime event known as Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The Insider | April 24, 2020

The Navy announced that it took delivery today of the lead ship in the Zumwalt class of destroyers.

The Insider | April 24, 2020

The Navy has submitted a draft Environment Impact Statement for increased training at Point Mugu Sea Range in California, as the service prepares to test new capabilities like unmanned systems and electronic warfare.

Daily News | April 23, 2020

The Navy admiral overseeing its aircraft carriers said the global COVID-19 outbreak is not having an immediate effect on the lead ship in its new class of flattops.

Daily News | April 20, 2020

After facing delays to the lead ship in its new class of aircraft carriers, the Navy is working through the next stage for the Gerald Ford (CVN-78) before it enters full ship shock trials next summer. (UPDATED)

Daily News | April 17, 2020

A government watchdog in a new report is cautioning the Navy about possible risks to the new presidential helicopter program's acquisition timeline.

Daily News | April 16, 2020

The Navy has established a "rapid action team" to help implement new technologies in shipyards and aboard ships in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Insider | April 10, 2020

The Navy and Lockheed Martin-owned Sikorsky today announced that the Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter performed an effective air-to-air refueling test.

The Insider | April 8, 2020

The Marine Corps will delay its industry day for the Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle as it openly questions the program's future in the kind of fight the Navy is preparing for in the Pacific region.

Daily News | April 7, 2020

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned today after receiving a slew of criticism for berating the former skipper of a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak.

The Insider | April 3, 2020

The Navy today announced it has awarded a $1.5 billion contract modification to Huntington Ingalls Industries for the LPD-31 amphibious transport dock ship.

Daily News | April 2, 2020

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command needs approximately $20 billion in the next six years to execute the Pentagon's National Defense Strategy, according to a document obtained by Inside Defense.

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