Justin Doubleday

Justin Doubleday is managing editor of Inside the Pentagon, where he focuses on defense-wide topics including budgets, acquisition policy, combatant commands, missile defense and cyber. He has also worked for ITP sister publications Inside the Army and Inside the Navy. Justin previously reported for The Chronicle of Higher Education. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2013.

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Daily News | July 12, 2018

The Pentagon's chief technologist says the Defense Department will conduct more hypersonics weapons tests in the coming years compared to the past decade in order to deliver initial capabilities in the early 2020s.

Daily News | July 12, 2018

The U.S. military’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be crucial to scaling AI and machine learning across the department and into operations, as well as attracting talented engineers to work with the Defense Department, according to DOD officials.

Daily News | July 11, 2018

The Pentagon chief information officer says his office is reviewing the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure acquisition strategy, but he declined to set a new date for releasing the final solicitation.

Daily News | July 10, 2018

The Missile Defense Agency is working to better integrate its sensors with those owned by the broader national security space community to track hypersonic missiles, according to an MDA official.

The Insider | July 09, 2018

The Defense Information Systems Agency announced today it has awarded an other transaction agreement to prototype a case management platform for the National Background Investigations System.

The Insider | July 05, 2018

The Pentagon's chief technologist has signed out a new document guiding how the Defense Department should leverage digital engineering to better deliver future defense systems.

Daily News | July 03, 2018

The White House is yet again at odds with the Senate over a provision in the annual defense authorization bill laying out a policy for offensive cyber operations, after the same language was stripped out of last year's legislation during conference negotiations.

The Insider | July 02, 2018

Pilots and maintainers from Turkey are set to begin training on the country's new F-35 fighter jets, but the U.S. government still technically owns the aircraft, according to the Pentagon, as the Senate advances a bill that would prohibit their transfer.

The Insider | July 02, 2018

Defense Department Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy has been directed to establish a new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center to help coordinate the military's AI efforts.

Daily News | June 29, 2018

The White House is proposing the Defense Department take over the background investigations mission for the entire federal government, but the Pentagon has yet to tap a senior leader for managing the impending transfer of military-specific investigations to DOD, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.

Daily News | June 28, 2018

The Section 809 panel is recommending the Defense Department elevate the role program executive officers play in acquisition by giving them more power over program decisions and funding within their capability portfolios.

Daily News | June 27, 2018

Congressional appropriators want to increase funding for the military's artificial intelligence pathfinder, even as Pentagon officials debate how to move forward after Google announced it would drop out of the project once its contract ends.

The Insider | June 26, 2018

The State Department has given the green light to a potential $860 million sale of Aegis combat systems to Spain.

Daily News | June 26, 2018

The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is updating its guidebook for using other transaction agreements after the Government Accountability Office upheld a protest against one of the organization’s production agreements.

The Insider | June 25, 2018

The Pentagon has shifted responsibility for its enterprise cloud computing initiative to the new chief information officer, as lawmakers raise questions about the acquisition strategy for the U.S. military's enterprise cloud computing program.

Daily News | June 25, 2018

House lawmakers are pushing the Defense Department to shore up its policies on contractor cybersecurity, as Congress weighs legislative options in the wake of a hack into a Navy contractor's sensitive undersea warfare data.

Daily News | June 21, 2018

The Defense Department, alarmed at the volume of sensitive data being stolen through cyber exfiltration, is bolstering the importance of security in its acquisition programs.

Daily News | June 20, 2018

Amazon Web Services, the largest commercial cloud provider in the world, sees the Defense Department as central to a federal sector that's been slow to modernize its IT infrastructure, but has just started to embrace commercial cloud technologies.

Daily News | June 19, 2018

After declining to seek a base realignment and closure round in its latest budget request, the Pentagon is weighing new approaches to evaluating installations and dealing with excess property, according to a top Defense Department official.

Daily News | June 15, 2018

The Pentagon has an ongoing damage assessment into the hack of a Navy contractor's networks that reportedly saw China steal troves of data on a sensitive program to outfit submarines with a supersonic, anti-ship missile.

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