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.

Daily News | October 16, 2017

Lawmakers on a key House oversight committee will provide input to authorizers on a provision in the defense policy bill that would shift background investigations to the Defense Department.

Daily News | October 12, 2017

Army service members will train the first Afghan Air Force pilots to fly their new Black Hawk helicopters, but the training will eventually be supported by contractors as well, according to the head of Army security assistance.

Daily News | October 10, 2017

The new head of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency this week highlighted five aspects of the foreign military sales process for review, including when another country requests non-standard U.S. defense equipment.

Daily News | October 10, 2017

The Army has been delegated milestone decision authority for four programs previously under the defense secretary’s oversight, including the service’s next-generation tactical network, according to the service's acting acquisition chief.

Daily News | October 10, 2017

The Pentagon is poised to manage background investigations for military personnel, civilians and contractors under a new plan proposed to Congress, but industry groups have lined up to oppose the move. (UPDATED)

Daily News | October 09, 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis again called for closer ties with industry during his keynote address at the Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting, as he highlighted the importance of reforming the Defense Department’s business processes.

The Insider | October 06, 2017

The State Department has approved a potential $15 billion sale of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System to Saudi Arabia.

Daily News | October 06, 2017

Lawmakers have given the Defense Department permission to shift millions of dollars between military intelligence accounts, but House appropriators rejected or reduced some of the Pen

Daily News | October 05, 2017

The Defense Department's regulatory reform task force has made new recommendations to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis after spending the late summer studying what could be modified or eliminated in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.

Daily News | October 05, 2017

U.S. Cyber Command is planning to pursue several projects in fiscal year 2018, including network information sharing technology and support services contracts, as the command begins to flex its acquisition muscles.

The Insider | October 04, 2017

The State Department has approved the potential sale of Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles to Japan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced today.

The Insider | October 04, 2017

The Coalition for Government Procurement last month sent the Section 809 panel a list of 30 recommendations for adapting federal regulations and improving the Defense Department's acquisition system.

Daily News | October 04, 2017

The United States and India are expected to finalize decisions soon on ways to strengthen military ties between the two nations, according to U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

The Insider | October 02, 2017

The State Department has approved a possible $815 million sale of Small Diameter Bombs to Australia.

Daily News | October 02, 2017

The Defense Department is seeking lawmakers' approval to shift $87.5 million between military intelligence accounts, including increased funding for several Navy programs supporting the European Reassurance Initiative, according to budget documents.

Daily News | September 29, 2017

The Missile Defense Agency needs to test faster and try out new, less-mature technologies as the Defense Department attempts to keep pace with North Korea's developing ballistic missile and nuclear programs, according to MDA's No. 2 official.

Daily News | September 28, 2017

Special Operations forces are surveying industry for potential options to meet their requirement for a small unmanned aircraft system capable of vertical takeoff and landing.

Daily News | September 27, 2017

The United States and Canada expect to finish by next spring a study of potential replacements for the early warning radars positioned along the northern border of North America, according to the head of U.S. forces on the continent.

Daily News | September 27, 2017

The Pentagon and the State Department have set up a high-level group to help synchronize the two agencies' control over billions of dollars' worth of security assistance to foreign countries.

The Insider | September 25, 2017

Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord is aware of Northrop Grumman's planned purchase of Orbital ATK, but may not take action on the deal, according to the Pentagon. 

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