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 24, 2017

The Defense Innovation Board is developing a recommendation for the Pentagon to set up a cross-service technology accelerator to help institutionalize rapid acquisition and clear the military's most pressing technological hurdles.

The Insider | October 23, 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling in Asia again this week, visiting the Philippines, Thailand and South Korea.

The Insider | October 19, 2017

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will travel to Texas next week to tour Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter production line, according to the Defense Department.

Daily News | October 19, 2017

The Pentagon is pushing back against Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain’s (R-AZ) effort to make the military more responsible for responding to cyberattacks against the United States, with a senior Defense Department official arguing it would distract DOD and upset the balance of civil-military authorities.

Daily News | October 19, 2017

U.S. Cyber Command made first use of its new acquisition authority last month, inking a contract worth just over half a million dollars with Gartner Inc. for research and executive advisory assistance.

The Insider | October 17, 2017

The State Department has cleared a potential $2.4 billion foreign military sale to Greece for F-16 upgrades.

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.

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