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 | March 9, 2020

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy's top officer last week defended the service's recent decision to retire its first four Littoral Combat Ships.

Daily News | March 6, 2020

SAN DIEGO -- The Marine Corps' new force design initiative is not tied up with the current hold on the Navy's Integrated Naval Force Structure Assessment, according to the commandant.

Daily News | March 4, 2020

SAN DIEGO -- The Naval Air Systems Command chief said yesterday the service cannot afford to take as long to develop its sixth-generation fighter aircraft as it did the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Daily News | March 3, 2020

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy's top officer said yesterday he disagrees with the defense secretary's opinion of the Navy's Optimized-Fleet Response Plan.

Daily News | March 2, 2020

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy is working with both the Marine Corps and Coast Guard on a joint maritime strategy the services expect to receive from staff this summer.

The Insider | February 28, 2020

The White House said today President Trump plans to nominate U.S. Ambassador to Norway Ken Braithwaite to serve as the new Navy secretary.

Daily News | February 28, 2020

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly today forecasted details of the service's forthcoming force structure assessment, despite a temporary hold on the document from Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

Daily News | February 27, 2020

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said today he plans to send Congress the service's long-term shipbuilding plan in a few months.

The Insider | February 26, 2020

The Navy yesterday awarded a $113.5 million contract modification to BAE Systems for the Marine Corps' Amphibious Combat Vehicle.

Daily News | February 21, 2020

The Navy's annual wish list for fiscal year 2021 is $5.4 billion and features one Virginia-class submarine.

Daily News | February 21, 2020

The Marine Corps' wish list for fiscal year 2021 comes to $769.8 million, which includes a ground-based anti-ship missile the service hopes to purchase.

Daily News | February 13, 2020

The Navy again delayed its acquisition schedule for the future large surface combatant, a move that follows congressional concern the service was moving too quickly on the program.

Daily News | February 12, 2020

Members of the House Armed Services Committee are calling on the Navy to deliver its 30-year shipbuilding plan by the end of the month.

Daily News | February 12, 2020

The Marine Corps is using a requirements evaluation team method to pursue future amphibious ships, according to the service's commandant.

Daily News | February 10, 2020

The Navy plans to purchase fewer battleforce ships in the next five years because that's what it can afford to buy with a flattening defense topline, according to a top service official.

Daily News | February 10, 2020

The Navy plans to retire four Littoral Combat Ships and one Dock Landing Ship early in fiscal year 2021 as the service seeks to keep up with the new National Defense Strategy.

Daily News | February 6, 2020

The Marine Corps' new Amphibious Combat Vehicle showed lower reliability growth than anticipated, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester.

Daily News | February 6, 2020

As the Marine Corps works to keep up with a new National Defense Strategy, its top officer is advocating for sweeping force design changes meant to help the service prepare for 2030.

The Insider | February 4, 2020

While the Navy acknowledged training issues for Arleigh Burke-class destroyers during the vessels' maintenance cycles, the service failed to fix those problems, according to a recent Defense Department inspector general's report.

Daily News | February 4, 2020

The Navy will not fix all of the technical issues plaguing the Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter in time for the initial operational test and evaluation stage of the program.

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