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.

Archived Articles
Daily News | June 27, 2016

The fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite was launched into orbit last week, as Navy officials are working to gain approval to begin using the system's new waveform later this year.

The Insider | June 24, 2016

The Marine Corps CH-53K "King Stallion" heavy-lift helicopter successfully lifted 27,000 pounds during testing last week, contractor Lockheed Martin announced.

Daily News | June 22, 2016

The House's version of the fiscal year 2017 defense spending bill adds nearly $30 million for development of the Navy's electromagnetic railgun.

Daily News | June 21, 2016

The Navy is chartering a new, flag-level committee to better align requirements and funding for surface ship maintenance and modernization.

Daily News | June 21, 2016

The Navy has installed the Raytheon-made Air and Missile Defense Radar at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii, as the service prepares to begin live testing of the system central to the next flight upgrade of its Arleigh Burke-class destroyers.

Daily News | June 20, 2016

The Navy began testing this month off the coast of Florida the Littoral Combat Ship's ability to withstand underwater explosions.

Daily News | June 20, 2016

The Obama administration is knocking a $42 million cut to the Navy's request for establishing a new rapid prototyping and demonstration program included in the House's fiscal year 2017 defense spending bill.

The Insider | June 17, 2016

The fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite will be launched into space June 24 from Cape Canaveral, FL, the Navy announced this week.

Daily News | June 15, 2016

Lockheed Martin's Sippican division is preparing to re-start its production line for guidance control sections after earning a potential five-year, $425 million contract from the Navy last month to upgrade the service's torpedoes.

Daily News | June 15, 2016

Naval Air Systems Command is planning to award a contract to Boeing this month to begin integrating the legacy Harpoon anti-ship missile onto Saudi Arabia's F-15SA strike fighters.

Daily News | June 14, 2016

The Navy, Congress and the shipbuilding industry have an "imperative" to challenge the accepted amount of time it takes to design and build new vessels, as well as maintain them, according to the service's top officer.

Daily News | June 13, 2016

The Navy's expeditionary warfare office is pushing resources toward the oft-ignored area of offensive mining, including sponsoring such efforts under one of the service's largest programs of record.

Daily News | June 9, 2016

Government auditors are recommending lawmakers not fund any Littoral Combat Ships in fiscal year 2017 due to lingering concerns over the ship's survivability and lethality, as well as developmental and production delays.

Daily News | June 8, 2016

The Office of Naval Research is seeking outside help to develop an automated ship capable of refueling and transferring data from unmanned surface vessels at sea, according to a recent broad agency announcement.

Daily News | June 7, 2016

The Navy announced the official participants and goals for this summer's Rim of the Pacific exercise last week, including plans to conduct amphibious operations off the coast of Southern California and use a Littoral Combat Ship for mine warfare training.

Daily News | June 7, 2016

The Navy awarded the manufacturers of the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft a deal late last month to begin developing and integrating an aerial refueling system for the aircraft.

Daily News | June 6, 2016

The Navy last month organized a new task force to study the interoperability between the service's various platforms, weapons and sensor systems, according to an official involved in the effort.

Daily News | June 6, 2016

The Navy recently awarded General Dynamics NAASCO a contract to begin procuring materials for the fifth Expeditionary Mobile Base, the final ship in that class the service plans on purchasing.

Daily News | May 31, 2016

A new plan signed out earlier this month by Navy leadership identifies shortfalls in the Littoral Combat Ship's capabilities and details efforts to close those gaps in the coming years.

Daily News | May 31, 2016

The Senate Appropriations Committee would add $50 million to the Navy's budget request for an anti-ship missile under development by Lockheed Martin, as lawmakers see the accelerated program potentially falling behind schedule without the additional funds.

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