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 | October 10, 2018

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller today acknowledged there is "risk" in ending the Marine Corps' Assault Amphibious Vehicle survivability upgrade program before the service's new vehicle is integrated into the fleet.

The Insider | October 9, 2018

The Navy is seeking proposals for the design and testing of Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle technology demonstrators, according to a broad agency announcement posted Oct. 4.

Daily News | October 5, 2018

Aviation ground mishaps are heading “in the wrong direction” for the Navy, according to the commander of the service’s air forces.

Daily News | September 28, 2018

The Navy is moving "as fast as [it] can" on the CMV-22 Osprey program and cannot increase its speed, according to the Navy's top air warfare requirements officer.

The Insider | September 27, 2018

The Navy today awarded two multibillion-dollar procurement contracts, one to Huntington Ingalls Industries and one to Bath Iron Works, for Arleigh-Burke class destroyers.

Daily News | September 26, 2018

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, VA -- The Defense Department has identified $2.5 billion in investments for its close combat efforts starting in fiscal year 2019, the director of the Close Combat Lethality Task Force (CCLTF) said today.

Daily News | September 25, 2018

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, VA -- BAE Systems predicts it will begin delivering 30 low-rate initial production Amphibious Combat Vehicles to the Marine Corps next summer, slightly ahead of the previous fall 2019 projection.

Daily News | September 19, 2018

The Defense Department is taking a uniform approach to its Close Combat Lethality Task Force (CCLTF) by evaluating recommendations across the services as a whole, rather than tailoring its efforts to the Army and Marine Corps individually, the task force's senior Army enlisted representative said Wednesday.

Daily News | September 13, 2018

The Marine Corps' Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar Block 2 is on track for initial operational capability in Fiscal Year 2019, but the service will not opt for a previously considered early fielding decision in 2018.

Daily News | September 11, 2018

The Marine Corps has issued a stop-work order to Science Applications International Corp. for the Assault Amphibious Vehicle survivability upgrade in the service's first step toward terminating the program's upgrade.

Daily News | September 10, 2018

The Navy is on track to field the Small Diameter Bomb Increment II on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet by its goal of fiscal year 2020, according to a spokesman for Naval Air Systems Command.

The Insider | September 7, 2018

The Marine Corps can protect its supply chains from potential cyberattacks by implementing standards early in the acquisition process, the service's commander for cyberspace said this week.

Daily News | September 7, 2018

Aggregating data from varied data systems presents the biggest challenge to the Navy's foray into artificial intelligence, the chief of naval research said this week.

The Insider | September 5, 2018

While there is currently no official commitment from partner nations other than Saudi Arabia to purchase the Navy's Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC), the vessel's size makes it an "attractive" pick, the director of the service's international programs office said today.

Daily News | August 27, 2018

As the Navy gears up to dismantle the service's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, it may look to use a future disposal agreement for a Surface Ship Support Barge (SSSB) as a blueprint for the larger vessel.

Daily News | August 17, 2018

The Marine Corps expects to receive the last delivery of its AH-1Z Viper by early 2022, according to the manager of the Light/Attack Helicopter Program.

Daily News | August 15, 2018

When President Trump signed the 2019 defense policy bill on Monday, he authorized multiyear buys of two major aircraft programs for the Navy.

Daily News | August 10, 2018

Squadron commanders in the Marine Corps failed to appropriately disclose the readiness of their aircraft due to uncertain standards and a lack of oversight, the Defense Department inspector general has found.

Daily News | August 7, 2018

The Navy has formed an agility task force designed to help the service expedite its creation and use of "emerging technology."

Daily News | July 31, 2018

The Navy plans to redistribute $120 million from flight operations to shipbuilding maintenance, citing an aircraft shortage.

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