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 | October 23, 2015

The Navy's plan for acquiring the last of its baseline Littoral Combat Ships will not be finalized until Congress reaches some sort of agreement on the fiscal year 2016 budget, according to the head of Naval Sea Systems Command.

The Insider | October 22, 2015

The Pentagon's top acquisition executive has backed the Navy's plan to install a new tactical afloat network on the majority of its warships.

Daily News | October 21, 2015

The Navy has an "imperative" to pursue unmanned underwater vehicle technology to address numerous challenges and shortfalls the service will face in the coming decades, according to the director of naval reactors.

The Insider | October 21, 2015

A U.S. destroyer successfully intercepted a ballistic missile target using a Standard Missile-3 interceptor during a multinational exercise off the coast of Scotland Oct. 20, marking the first intercept of a ballistic missile threat in Europe, according to the Navy.

The Insider | October 20, 2015

The State Department has approved an $11.25 billion sale of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatant Ships to Saudi Arabia, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced today.

The Insider | October 19, 2015

The Navy is extending the deadline for companies to respond to a request for information on its multibillion-dollar Next Generation Enterprise Network re-compete until Oct. 23, the service announced Oct. 19.

Daily News | October 15, 2015

The Navy expects to release the request for proposals for building the first of its new frigates in late calendar year 2017, according to the program manager.

Daily News | October 13, 2015

The Navy has set up a team to review the service's troubled Remote Minehunting System after the Pentagon's top weapons tester flagged the RMS for reliability issues earlier this year.

Daily News | October 9, 2015

The Navy is in the midst of flying the V-22 Osprey from the aircraft carrier Eisenhower (CVN-69) to "expand the envelope" of how the tiltrotor aircraft can take off and land on a carrier.

Daily News | October 9, 2015

ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER EISENHOWER -- The carrier variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has completed the flight-test portion of the second round of sea trials, with officials testing among other things the aircraft’s ability to launch and recover with an internal weapons load.

Daily News | October 6, 2015

The head of U.S. naval forces in Europe says NATO should invest more in systems and training to counter Russian threats, including anti-submarine capabilities, cyber effects and electronic warfare.

Daily News | October 2, 2015

The Navy is expected to spend more money on cybersecurity in the coming years, as the service recently established a resource sponsor for network defenses within the office of the chief of naval operations.

Daily News | October 1, 2015

The shock trials being conducted on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) will push the ship's initial deployment to fiscal year 2021 under the Navy's current plan for the program.

Daily News | September 30, 2015

House and Senate conferees have granted the Navy waiver authority to postpone shock trials for the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78).

Daily News | September 29, 2015

The conference report on the fiscal year 2016 defense authorization bill does not include any additional funding for Raytheon's Joint Standoff Weapon, according to a congressional source. 

Daily News | September 21, 2015

The Navy last week released the first of two anticipated requests for information on the Next Generation Enterprise Network follow-on competition, as the service begins testing the waters in the IT services market leading up to the multibillion-dollar procurement.

Daily News | September 10, 2015

The upcoming shock trials being conducted on the Navy's new supercarrier, tests the service had hoped to avoid, could delay the ship's first deployment by upwards of two years, according to service officials.

Daily News | September 8, 2015

Lockheed Martin will file a bid protest with the Government Accountability Office after losing out on the multibillion-dollar Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract late last month.

Daily News | August 28, 2015

The Navy has entered into discussions with multiple countries to determine how those foreign partners could potentially fund a sixth Mobile User Objective System satellite, according to a service official.

Daily News | August 12, 2015

The Navy will put the tiltrotor V-22 Osprey aircraft through its first full-scale trial as the primary logistics connector for carrier strike groups during an exercise this winter on the West Coast, according to the head of naval aviation.

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