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.

The Insider | February 01, 2018

The Defense Department is undertaking a sweeping review of technology allowed at military installations worldwide, and officials won't rule out banning cell phones from places like the Pentagon.

The Insider | February 01, 2018

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will roll out the Trump administration's Nuclear Posture Review at the Pentagon tomorrow.

Daily News | February 01, 2018

The Defense Department's new suites of regional security systems aren't up to the task of defending DOD networks from realistic cyberattacks because the U.S. military has a dearth of properly trained network defenders, according to the annual report from the Pentagon's top weapons tester.

Daily News | January 31, 2018

The Defense Department approved waivers totaling nearly $16 billion in nonrecurring costs that would have been charged to foreign countries buying U.S. weapons over the past six years, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Daily News | January 30, 2018

Members of the House Armed Services Committee are raising concerns over the Pentagon cloud executive steering group's work to accelerate the U.S. military's adoption of commercial cloud computing.

The Insider | January 30, 2018

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko says he's glad the Pentagon "came to their senses" after reports said the U.S. military is not restricting data related to Taliban-controlled districts, although SIGAR has not received formal notification that it can release the information publicly.

Daily News | January 30, 2018

The Pentagon is eying increased investments in several leap-ahead technologies in fiscal year 2019, but the military's second-highest-ranking officer said the Defense Department would be "gambling" by submitting next year's budget request before Congress reaches an agreement on FY-18 spending levels.

Daily News | January 30, 2018

The Defense Department continues to limit publicly available information related to the war in Afghanistan, as U.S. forces are now restricting the release of data detailing the Taliban's control over territory and local populations, according to a new report.

Daily News | January 26, 2018

The Strategic Capabilities Office expects to hand off development of the hypervelocity gun weapon system to the services within the next year.

Daily News | January 25, 2018

The Government Accountability Office has added the personnel security clearance process to its "high-risk list," aiming to draw increased lawmaker scrutiny to the background investigations backlog as the Defense Department prepares to take over investigations for its own personnel.

The Insider | January 19, 2018

The State Department has cleared a potential $6.5 billion sale of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Belgium, which is in the midst of competing a new fighter requirement.

Daily News | January 19, 2018

President Trump's nominee for the top technology post at the Pentagon believes boost-phase missile defenses could be rapidly deployed to counter North Korea's ballistic missile program, arguing only "will" has prevented the Defense Department from doing so already.

The Insider | January 19, 2018

President Trump announced this week he's selected Jay Gibson to serve as the Pentagon's new chief management officer, a move expected since Gibson was confirmed as deputy CMO late last year.

Daily News | January 18, 2018

The nominee for the Pentagon's new innovation chief pledged today to ensure promising technologies are prototyped and transitioned from development to the battlefield.

Daily News | January 18, 2018

The Army will soon host an industry day to discuss plans to develop a joint cyber training range for the U.S. military, including details on a new "cyber innovation challenge."

Daily News | January 18, 2018

The Defense Security Service is studying how tax incentives could be used to incentivize companies to better protect their supply chains from foreign intelligence threats.

Daily News | January 17, 2018

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says his party needs to reach a deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to secure a funding increase for the military in fiscal year 2018.

Daily News | January 11, 2018

The U.S. government will not replace Boeing as the prime integrator for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system after a review chartered by the Missile Defense Agency found the new acquisition strategy presents an "unacceptable level of risk" for the agency, which is accelerating several projects to react to North Korea's advancing nuclear missile program.

Daily News | January 11, 2018

The new director of MD5, the Defense Department organization tasked with fostering civil-military relationships and innovation, sees his program continuing to grow its education offerings, expand its geographic reach and embark on more technology acceleration initiatives after securing the backing of Congressional appropriators.

The Insider | January 09, 2018

The State Department has approved the potential sale of Standard Missile-3 Block IIA interceptors to Japan, which co-developed the weapon with the United States.

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