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 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.

Daily News | May 16, 2018

The Missile Defense Agency is confident in the potential ability of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA weapon to intercept intercontinental ballistic missiles, despite not being designed to do so, after lawmakers asked MDA to test the ship-based interceptor against such targets.

The Insider | May 15, 2018

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction continues to have issues with data reported by U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, as end-strength figures for the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces provided for SIGAR's latest quarterly report were inaccurate.

Daily News | May 14, 2018

The Pentagon says managing multiple commercial cloud providers would be too complex and slow down cloud migration in a new report justifying the Defense Department's plan to make a single award for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program.

Daily News | April 30, 2018

New draft guidance released by the Defense Department last week lays out how contracting officers can use cybersecurity standards in a procurement action, meaning companies who aren't complying with the security controls could soon be deemed too risky for DOD work. 

Daily News | April 27, 2018

An influential advisory panel says the Defense Department should have access to the source code for software running on custom-built systems if officials want to improve security, performance and the speed at which DOD fields software updates. 

Daily News | April 26, 2018

The Pentagon plans to deliver to lawmakers two congressionally mandated reports on its controversial cloud program, including a justification of its single-award strategy, by early May, according to a top official.

Daily News | April 26, 2018

The official charged with setting defense acquisition policies is pushing Congress to streamline requirements that result in lengthy haggling over cost and pricing data so the Defense Department can drastically reduce the time it takes to buy equipment.

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