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 | January 31, 2020

The Navy discovered issues with the combat systems for the aircraft carrier Gerald Ford (CVN-78) that inhibit its self-defense ability, according to a new report from the Pentagon's top weapons tester. (UPDATED)

Daily News | January 24, 2020

In evaluating the Ship Self-Defense System, the Navy found Raytheon's technical edge was not worth its much higher price, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

Daily News | January 23, 2020

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly expects the service to unveil its integrated force structure assessment "sometime this spring."

Daily News | January 21, 2020

Navy officials are wrestling with increased pressure to achieve a 355-ship fleet while facing a flattening defense topline.

Daily News | January 17, 2020

The Navy is close to reaching a decision on whether or not it will alter course and employ a single-phased delivery approach for the second Ford-class aircraft carrier.

Daily News | January 16, 2020

The Navy says it's confident the service can finish all 11 of the troubled weapons elevators for the lead ship in the Ford aircraft carrier class by the time the vessel completes its current testing phase.

Daily News | January 16, 2020

The Pentagon will hear a briefing Friday on Lockheed Martin's proposal for a five-year, fixed-price performance-based logistics sustainment contract for the F-35 -- a deal that could set the stage for a future multiyear sustainment deal.

Daily News | January 15, 2020

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger today forecasted changes to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force as a result of the service’s ongoing force design effort.

Daily News | January 14, 2020

The Navy's forthcoming integrated force structure assessment will not include unmanned vessels in the battleforce ship count.

Daily News | January 13, 2020

The admiral working to develop the Navy's concepts of operations for medium and large unmanned surface vehicles plans to submit a report about the effort in April.

The Insider | January 9, 2020

The State Department has authorized a potential $2.75 billion sale of the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter to Singapore.

The Insider | January 7, 2020

Lawmakers from Maine are questioning the Pentagon about possible cuts to Navy shipbuilding, imploring the service to continue pursuing its goal of a 355-ship fleet.

The Insider | January 6, 2020

The Navy will need to spend $380 billion in the next 30 years to sustain the size of today's aviation fleet, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office.

The Insider | December 31, 2019

The Navy today announced that its recently re-activated U.S. 2nd Fleet has reached full operational capability.

Daily News | December 26, 2019

The Navy plans to complete an analysis of alternatives on its Future Vertical Lift Maritime Strike capability by the conclusion of fiscal year 2022.

The Insider | December 20, 2019

The Navy today announced a $249.9 million contract modification to Raytheon for its Air and Missile Defense Radar.

The Insider | December 20, 2019

The Navy today announced a $1.03 billion multiyear contract award to Raytheon for the Standard Missile-6.

Daily News | December 20, 2019

After correcting a series of technical deficiencies on its new heavy-lift helicopter, the Marine Corps plans to start its first shipboard testing of the aircraft this summer.

Daily News | December 18, 2019

The Navy has canceled two prize challenges for its Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Expeditionary program so the service can re-evaluate requirements.

Daily News | December 17, 2019

Congressional appropriators are directing the Navy to perform an evaluation of its ship maintenance backlog.

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