Jordan Wolman

Jordan Wolman was a reporter covering the Navy for Inside Defense until May 2021. He graduated with a journalism degree from Lehigh University in December 2020. While there, Jordan served as the editor-in-chief of The Brown and White, Lehigh's student newspaper, and reported on the lack of internet access in rural Pennsylvania through a Pulitzer Center grant. Jordan also has experience covering the Pennsylvania Capitol for outlets like Spotlight PA and The Morning Call. His work has won statewide and national awards.

Archived Articles
The Insider | May 3, 2021

All 10 Knifefish unmanned undersea vehicles will be retrofitted with new changes requested by the Navy through a contract award planned for this month, Alan Baribeau, a public affairs officer for Naval Sea Systems Command, told Inside Defense.

The Insider | May 3, 2021

Military officials vowed today to enhance radio communications and reduce leakage on amphibious assault vehicles, which caused the deaths of eight Marines and one sailor in a training accident last July.

Daily News | April 29, 2021

Unplanned maintenance work on Littoral Combat Ships is increasing the risk of readying those vessels for operation on time, according to a Government Accountability Office report released today.

Daily News | April 29, 2021

A bipartisan group of 13 House lawmakers sent a letter today to the top two members of the House Appropriations defense subcommittee imploring them to close loopholes that allow naval ship components to come from foreign countries.

Daily News | April 28, 2021

The Ship-to-Shore Connector program is "stable" and in "serial production" after a number of challenges have been resolved, including a redesigned gearbox, Navy spokeswoman Kathryn Bienfang told Inside Defense.

Daily News | April 27, 2021

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said the Navy is not moving fast enough to develop the capabilities it needs to compete with America's adversaries, though he cautioned on the need to "get it right" as it relates to new technologies and programs.

Daily News | April 27, 2021

Takeaways from the Navy's Integrated Battle Problem 21 will play a role in developing a concept of operations for the service's unmanned campaign plan released six weeks ago, Rear Adm. Robert Gaucher, the director of maritime headquarters for U.S. Pacific Fleet, told reporters Monday.

The Insider | April 22, 2021

The unmanned MQ-9B Sea Guardian, a maritime surveillance aircraft, operated in conjunction with a guided-missile cruiser during the Navy's Integrated Battle Problem 21 off the coast of San Diego, according to a press release sent today from the 3rd Fleet.

Daily News | April 21, 2021

Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, the director for command, control, communications and cyber, and the chief information officer for the joint chiefs of staff, said earlier today that the joint all-domain command and control strategy is undergoing final revisions and should move "quickly" through the chain of approval.

Daily News | April 20, 2021

The Pacific Fleet's Integrated Battle Problem 21 will include three so-called "vignettes" over the course of the next week off the coast of San Diego in order to integrate manned and unmanned capabilities "into the most challenging operational scenarios."

The Insider | April 20, 2021

The military's joint all-domain command control strategy is currently awaiting signature by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Christianne Witten, a spokeswoman for the office of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Inside Defense.

Daily News | April 16, 2021

As the Navy moves forward with its new unmanned plan, members of Congress and industry executives are pressing for more details about how the technology will be used as well as how the service plans to manage intellectual property and requirements concerns.

The Insider | April 16, 2021

Two top House Armed Services Committee members have submitted a bill today to indefinitely extend the Annual Report on Material Readiness of Navy Ships, and therefore the Board of Inspection and Survey, or INSURV.

Daily News | April 14, 2021

Rear Adm. Brian Corey, the program executive officer for unmanned and weapons, said today the Navy intends to operate unmanned aircraft in "more congested airspace" as the service looks to expand and execute its unmanned campaign framework.

The Insider | April 13, 2021

Based on a tech demo in Arizona this past December, the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division will move forward with prototyping and development of an aircraft produced by Martin UAV.

The Insider | April 9, 2021

Naval Sea Systems Command has released a draft request for proposals for industry studies on the Next Generation Logistics Ship. The final RFP is expected by early May.

The Insider | April 8, 2021

The Navy's Fleet Integrated Readiness and Analysis Office is working toward a "modern, unified readiness analytics dashboard" that offers service officials a go-to source for readiness analysis, reporting and decision-making that supports the Navigation Plan's 16 objectives.

The Insider | April 6, 2021

The Navy will be experimenting with a variety of unmanned systems to better understand how these platforms could potentially contribute to naval operations, two Pacific Fleet public affairs officers confirmed to Inside Defense.

Daily News | April 6, 2021

The Defense Department's Joint All-Domain Command and Control strategy is "very close" to gaining final Pentagon approval, according to Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler, the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare.

Daily News | April 2, 2021

The schedule for installing the MQ-25 control system on Navy aircraft carriers is "under review" due to recent changes in the ground control station, a Navy spokeswoman tells Inside Defense.

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