Justin Katz

Justin Katz is Inside the Navy’s associate editor. He was previously a local news reporter in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. A New York native, he graduated from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, with a bachelor’s degree in communication.

Daily News | June 06, 2018

The Marine Corps wants to incorporate a $98 million autonomy solution onto its upcoming group 5 unmanned aerial system, according to the service's general in charge of requirements.

The Insider | June 05, 2018

The Marine Corps' Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems office is seeking information from industry about both small vertical-takeoff-and-landing systems and electro-optical payloads, according to two Federal Business Opportunities notices.

The Insider | June 04, 2018

Navy and Marine Corps leadership are in discussions about when to establish the 10th Amphibious Ready Group at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, FL, according to a three-star general.

The Insider | June 01, 2018

The Navy today published the formal request for proposals for the SeaPort Next Generation program.

Daily News | June 01, 2018

The Navy is not ruling out placing MH-60R Seahawk helicopters on the future frigate, according to a Navy spokeswoman.

Daily News | May 31, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee wants to authorize the Navy to recapitalize the surge sealift fleet free from the kinds of restrictive provisions created by House lawmakers, according to a committee aide.

The Insider | May 30, 2018

The Navy intends to publish the formal request for proposals for SeaPort Next Generation June 1, according to a May 29 Federal Business Opportunities notice.

The Insider | May 29, 2018

The Navy's restructuring of senior executive-level positions brought congressional attention last week during a House oversight hearing on the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act.

Daily News | May 25, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee recommends authorizing $100 million for a major Marine Corps unmanned aircraft initiative, according to a summary of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill, putting them at odds with House lawmakers who want to cut the service's request citing "unjustified cost growth."

The Insider | May 23, 2018

The Pentagon last week awarded Raytheon a $77 million contract to prepare the Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block II program to transition into low-rate initial production.

Daily News | May 23, 2018

The Navy's ship-to-shore connector program could see a second shipbuilder added if Congress were to increase the Navy's procurement request to 10 vessels per year.

Daily News | May 21, 2018

The Navy is seeking information from industry to support an externally mounted gun system demonstration on an MH-60S aircraft, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

The Insider | May 18, 2018

An autonomous flight system successfully completed its first cargo resupply mission last week at Twentynine Palms, CA, according to the system's contractor.

The Insider | May 17, 2018

Huntington Ingalls Industries has begun building the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the Flight III configuration, the Navy announced today. 

The Insider | May 16, 2018

The Marine Corps today received the first CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter at Marine Corps Air Station New River, NC, according to a service statement.

Daily News | May 16, 2018

House lawmakers called attention to a variety of anti-submarine warfare technologies last week in their mark-up of the defense policy bill, and want the Navy secretary to address their concerns in reports and briefings in the future.

Daily News | May 14, 2018

The Navy has begun modeling and simulation testing for its new air-launched, anti-surface warfare missile this month, the final test event before the strike weapon heads to Navy and Air Force leadership for an early operational capability decision, according to the program manager.

Daily News | May 11, 2018

The Navy intends to study the environmental effects of increasing the training tempo at Point Mugu Sea Range in California, a reflection of an increased operational tempo.

The Insider | May 11, 2018

Marine Corps Air Station New River, NC, will receive the first delivery of the CH-53K King Stallion next week, according to a May 11 service statement.

The Insider | May 11, 2018

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday it would partner with 3D Systems to accelerate the adoption of metal 3D printing into the shipbuilding industry, according to a company statement.

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