Justin Doubleday

Justin Doubleday was managing editor of Inside the Pentagon until June 2021, where he focused 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 | August 23, 2016

The lessons the Navy garners from bringing the unmanned tanker to the carrier air wing should help the service inform the way ahead on a next-generation fighter to eventually replace its tactical aircraft, according to the head of naval aviation.

Daily News | August 22, 2016

The Navy has tapped Raytheon to develop new radars for aircraft carriers and amphibious warships, with the company planning to base the system on another new radar it's developing for the sea service. 

Daily News | August 22, 2016

The Navy is seeking proposals from industry for a follow-on contract for Littoral Combat Ship mission modules production and support, but the service has delayed the award until 2017.

Daily News | August 18, 2016

The Navy is aiming to execute an impending service life extension program for Boeing’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet tactical fighter jets without sidelining more than 20 percent of the fleet at any one time, according to the head of naval aviation.

Daily News | August 17, 2016

The Marine Corps used the support of a MQ-9 Reaper organic to a Marine Expeditionary Unit for the first time during a recent technology experiment, and contractor General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is pitching the drone as an interim capability for the service as it weighs long-term requirements for a large, sea-based unmanned aerial system.

Daily News | August 17, 2016

TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA -- The Marine Corps wants to push a range of technologies down to its infantry squads, and the service believes an "assistant squad leader" may be needed to successfully employ the new systems.

Daily News | August 16, 2016

Marine Corps testers and the Office of Naval Research are teaming up to potentially air-launch a swarm of unmanned aerial vehicles out the back of a V-22 Osprey. 

Daily News | August 16, 2016

Marine Corps technologists experimented with pairing a Marine platoon with various unmanned air and ground systems during a live-fire exercise earlier this month.

Daily News | August 15, 2016

Congress has approved a $9.5 million reprogramming action allowing the Marine Corps to buy 144 Polaris MRZRs as part of a new-start "utility task vehicle" program.

Daily News | August 10, 2016

The Army is considering including optional manning requirements for some of the capabilities envisioned under the Future Vertical Lift effort to eventually replace the military's rotorcraft systems.

Daily News | August 9, 2016

TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA -- Marines went into simulated battle here with more than 40 experimental technologies, as the service assesses how to best support distributed forces over great distances in potential future conflicts.

Daily News | August 8, 2016

TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA -- The Marine Corps has finished revising Expeditionary Force 21, its capstone operating concept, and the document is now awaiting Commandant Gen. Robert Neller's signature, according to a top general.

Daily News | August 4, 2016

Government auditors are recommending the Defense Department delay procurement of the Navy's Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyers until more is known about the upgraded ship's design and cost.

Daily News | August 2, 2016

ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER CARL VINSON -- The Navy has begun experimenting with how to integrate the V-22 Osprey into an aircraft carrier's cyclic operations, as the service moves toward using the tiltrotor plane as its new carrier onboard delivery aircraft. 

Daily News | August 1, 2016

After a pair of unrelated but high-profile propulsion system casualties sidelined two Littoral Combat Ships months ago, the Navy appears to have found fixes to both issues.

Daily News | August 1, 2016

The Coronado (LCS-4) will be outfitted with four Harpoon anti-ship missiles for its upcoming deployment to the Western Pacific after the ship successfully fired a Harpoon for the first time during the Rim of the Pacific exercise.

Daily News | July 29, 2016

The Marine Corps is pushing for the helicopter replacements being pursued under the Future Vertical Lift program to include "optionally manned" aircraft that can be flown by humans or operated remotely, depending on the mission.

Daily News | July 27, 2016

The Navy is seeking advice on how to best transition network services to the cloud, as the service continues to mull an acquisition strategy for the follow-on contract for its Next-Generation Enterprise Network.

The Insider | July 26, 2016

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson says he and his Chinese counterpart discussed increasing port visits between the two navies during the CNO's visit to Beijing earlier this month.

Daily News | July 26, 2016

Naval researchers will experiment with the ability of 30 small unmanned aerial vehicles to swarm together in a demonstration over the Gulf of Mexico this week, according to the chief of naval research.

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