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 25, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Marine Corps is evaluating how a Long Range Unmanned Surface Vessel can help the service fight in the vast Indo-Pacific region, as the Navy gears up for a period of great power competition.

Daily News | October 23, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Navy plans to issue a draft request for proposals for a medium unmanned underwater vehicle by the end of this calendar year.

Daily News | October 22, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Navy is employing its maritime accelerated acquisition process for a new mine system known as Hammerhead.

Daily News | October 22, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- A top Marine Corps official today slammed the stopgap continuing resolution that is keeping the government funded while the Senate remains stalled in the appropriations process.

The Insider | October 9, 2019

The Navy's fiscal year 2020 shipbuilding plan would cost the service approximately $31 billion each year, according to an analysis released this week by the Congressional Budget Office.

Daily News | October 8, 2019

The Marine Corps has delayed the start of its initial operational test and evaluation stage for the new Amphibious Combat Vehicle after the program’s delivery schedule fell behind projections.

Daily News | October 3, 2019

The Marine Corps is charting its new path forward for a period of great power competition with the understanding that defense budgets will remain stagnant or decrease, according to the service’s top officer.

Daily News | October 1, 2019

The Navy yesterday announced a contract modification to Lockheed Martin worth up to $1.2 billion for production of submarine-launched ballistic missiles for the United States and United Kingdom.

The Insider | September 30, 2019

The Navy last week announced it has awarded a $150.5 million contract modification to Lockheed Martin for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS).

Daily News | September 27, 2019

The Navy and Marine Corps will complete by December an integrated force-structure assessment, according to a new memo.

Daily News | September 25, 2019

Schedule delays to the B61-12 life extension and W88 Alteration 370 programs revealed earlier this month are expected to cost between $720 million and $850 million -- which the National Nuclear Security Administration intends to pay for using internal funding.

The Insider | September 25, 2019

The Center for a New American Security will carry out a study for the Pentagon about policy in the Indo-Pacific region.

Daily News | September 19, 2019

QUANTICO, VA -- The Marine Corps plans to concentrate on force design for its wargaming efforts over the next year, as the service works to adhere to the new commandant's planning guidance.

Daily News | September 18, 2019

QUANTICO, VA -- The Marine Corps hopes to expand the "range" of the battlespace with its new reconnaissance vehicle, according to a service official.

Daily News | September 17, 2019

QUANTICO, VA -- The Marine Corps plans to start executing the new commandant's planning guidance in the service's fiscal year 2021 program objective memorandum.

The Insider | September 13, 2019

The Navy is establishing a new deputy assistant secretary role that will focus on sustainment, according to a top service official.

Daily News | September 13, 2019

Lawmakers on the Senate Appropriations Committee are criticizing the Marine Corps' plan to speed up the "development" of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle's gun variant.

Daily News | September 12, 2019

Senate appropriators are concerned about the Navy's acquisition approach for its future large surface combatant, calling the current strategy "high-risk."

Daily News | September 9, 2019

Raytheon last week filed a bid protest with the Government Accountability Office over a recent contract award to Lockheed Martin for a combat system outfitted on Navy ships.

The Insider | September 5, 2019

The Navy yesterday announced a $143.7 million contract modification to General Electric Aviation for engines that will power the Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter.

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.