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
The Insider | April 2, 2020

The Navy this week announced a $4.7 billion contract modification to Lockheed Martin for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Daily News | April 1, 2020

The Marine Corps' top officer said it's not yet cutting the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program of record numbers, but could trim the buy in the future.

The Insider | April 1, 2020

The Marine Corps is looking for information from industry about an "aircraft defeat capability" it could incorporate with the Marine Air Defense Integrated System.

The Insider | March 27, 2020

The Navy yesterday announced a $125.4 million contract modification to Lockheed Martin-owned Sikorsky for the Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter.

Daily News | March 27, 2020

The Marine Corps' new force design initiative raises questions about a future major vehicle program and the requirements for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in the 2030 fight.

Daily News | March 26, 2020

The Navy is asking industry for input on a future Light Amphibious Warship, as the Marine Corps recalculates its force design to prepare for a near-peer fight in the Pacific.

The Insider | March 24, 2020

The lead ship in the Ford aircraft carrier class has attained both its flight deck and carrier air traffic control center certifications, the Navy announced yesterday.

The Insider | March 23, 2020

The Marine Corps' first F-35C Joint Strike Fighter squadron has achieved its safe-for-flight operations certification, the service announced today.

Daily News | March 23, 2020

As it gears up to fight China in a period of great power competition, the Marine Corps will trim the size of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter squadrons and cut all tank battalions in the next 10 years.

The Insider | March 20, 2020

Lawmakers from Maine are pushing the defense secretary and acting Navy secretary to take steps to help the industrial base weather the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

Daily News | March 20, 2020

The Pentagon earlier this year submitted several Navy legislative proposals to lawmakers, including one that would alter how the service could utilize funding for ship overhaul and maintenance.

Daily News | March 20, 2020

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy anticipates its naval sustainment initiative for shipyards to cost $25 million to $40 million each year, according to a top service official.

The Insider | March 18, 2020

The Navy is preparing two of its hospital ships to aid in the coronavirus outbreak if needed, President Trump announced today.

The Insider | March 16, 2020

The Navy announced today that it has postponed an industry day for Future Vertical Lift Maritime Strike.

Daily News | March 13, 2020

Though the Navy lowered its fiscal year 2021 request for the Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter because of concerns over numerous deficiencies, the service is now ready to speed up production.

The Insider | March 12, 2020

The Navy has decided to change course and employ a single-phased delivery approach for the second Ford-class aircraft carrier, according to a top Navy official.

Daily News | March 12, 2020

The Marine Corps is taking the lead in the pursuit of a ground-launched cruise missile, as it seeks to increase its reach for a potential fight in the vast Indo-Pacific region.

Daily News | March 10, 2020

The Marine Corps is moving toward a family of systems strategy for its Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Expeditionary program that would include a land-based unmanned aerial system.

The Insider | March 10, 2020

The Navy will conduct an analysis to assess what the service's aircraft carriers will look like in 2030 and the years after, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly disclosed yesterday.

Daily News | March 9, 2020

The Navy has opted not to conduct service life extensions of its Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, according to recent congressional testimony.

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