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 | June 14, 2018

The Pentagon, on the heels of completing a review of its manufacturing industrial base, will soon begin studying whether U.S. industry is prepared to deliver the game-changing technologies the Defense Department seeks to field in the future.

Daily News | June 13, 2018

House lawmakers are moving to restrict how quickly the Defense Department can shift other transaction agreements from prototype work to production after government auditors ruled DOD improperly awarded a nearly $1 billion follow-on production agreement earlier this spring.

Daily News | June 12, 2018

A panel tasked with helping the Defense Department streamline acquisition is readying a recommendation for the military to more effectively manage its big-ticket programs by administering them through "enterprise capability portfolios."

The Insider | June 12, 2018

The State Department has approved a possible sale of Apache helicopter equipment and weapons to India.

Daily News | June 07, 2018

The chief of U.S. Southern Command is pushing for his forces to help test new technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning and vet them for deployment to higher priority regions of the world.

Daily News | June 06, 2018

The House Appropriations defense subcommittee is moving to prevent the Defense Department from migrating to two planned commercial cloud environments until the Pentagon provides more information on its cloud strategy and spending plans.

Daily News | June 06, 2018

The Defense Department is making headway on several innovation efforts, including rapid prototyping programs and the implementation of commercial software practices in major defense programs like the F-22 fighter and the Cobra Dane radar, according to the Pentagon's top technology official.

Daily News | June 06, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee wants the Defense Department to spend up to $150 million to promote investments in hardware technologies with future military utility.

Daily News | June 04, 2018

The Pentagon may soon commission a study of the Strategic Capabilities Office's culture and processes so they might be leveraged across the Defense Department.

The Insider | June 01, 2018

The Government Accountability Office has ruled in favor of a protest from Oracle America against the Defense Department's award of an other transaction agreement to REAN Cloud, potentially further dialing back what was once a nearly $1 billion deal.

The Insider | June 01, 2018

The Aerospace Industries Association has recommended the Trump administration develop a national security cooperation strategy to prioritize regions and capabilities where arms sales could further U.S. interests.

The Insider | May 31, 2018

The Aerospace Industries Association is concerned about President Trump's newly announced tariffs on steel and aluminum produced by the European Union, Canada and Mexico, the organization's chief executive said today.

The Insider | May 30, 2018

The Defense Department will now refer to U.S. Pacific Command as "U.S. Indo-Pacific Command," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced today.

Daily News | May 30, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee wants to add $1.2 billion to the Defense Department's planned research and development funding in fiscal year 2019, as the panel's new legislation seeks to shore up DOD efforts in key technology areas like hypersonics and space constellations.

Daily News | May 25, 2018

New legislation in the Senate authorizes U.S. military hackers to go on the offensive against Russian attacks on the United States in cyberspace and also mandates a cyber deterrence doctrine after lawmakers were disappointed in the Trump administration's latest policy.

Daily News | May 24, 2018

The U.S. military spent $2.3 billion through the Commander's Emergency Response Program during the war in Afghanistan, but the program's results are unknown due to a lack of effective measures and data, according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.

Daily News | May 24, 2018

The Defense Department is expecting to have an inventory of all its installed software by December, according to DOD Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy.

Daily News | May 23, 2018

The Defense Department's new chief information officer says there is "no such thing" as one solution to meet all of DOD's cloud computing requirements, even as the department moves forward with a controversial plan to award one contract for its enterprise cloud program.

Daily News | May 22, 2018

The Pentagon has embarked on a review of the Defense Department’s cyber posture mandated by lawmakers to help clarify the U.S. policy on deterrence in cyberspace.

Daily News | May 17, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD -- The Defense Department's new chief information officer wants to institute lasting change to DOD's information technology "estate," as he sees cloud computing as one of the underlying foundations to future military innovation.

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