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.

The Insider | November 09, 2017

The Marine Corps is on track to increase T-45C Goshawk pilot production in fiscal year 2018, and the Navy anticipates it will be at pre-operational pause levels by the end of November, according to senior service officials.

The Insider | November 09, 2017

The Navy stood up the "Rhino Readiness Recovery" team to address readiness issues within the strike fighter community, according to the service's air boss.

The Insider | November 02, 2017

The Navy plans to release a request for proposals for guided-missile frigate replacement design on Nov. 3, according to a senior naval acquisition official.

The Insider | November 01, 2017

The Navy has shifted 1 million man-days in attack submarine availability from public sector to private shipyards, according to the Navy’s submarine boss.

The Insider | November 01, 2017

The Navy today released a report concluding the collisions of the destroyers Fitzgerald (DDG-62) and John S. McCain (DDG-56) were "avoidable."

The Insider | November 01, 2017

BAE Systems has started production on its long-range missile sensor technology following a $40 million order from the missile's prime contractor, the company announced today.

Daily News | November 01, 2017

The Navy is seeking cost-effective solutions for an upgraded engine inlet system to increase particle filtration efficiency and improve engine time-on-wing, according to a request for information.

The Insider | October 30, 2017

Marine Corps Systems Command established two cyber teams in response to a series of executive offsite recommendations made by former Commandant Gen. James Amos, according to MARCORSYSCOM Executive Director William Williford.

Daily News | October 26, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Marine Corps is planning to a release before the end of 2017 a new concept to help inform both fleet Marines and the requirements process about additive manufacturing, according to a Marine Corps official.

The Insider | October 25, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Navy is in the process of moving the resource sponsorship for unmanned undersea vehicles from expeditionary warfare (N95) to undersea warfare (N97), according to a Marine Corps official.

Daily News | October 25, 2017

The Pentagon awarded BAE Systems a $59.5 million contract for additional rocket guidance kits, the company announced Oct. 10.

The Insider | October 25, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Citing the "keeper" of IBM’s famous computer Watson, a Marine Corps official predicted the Defense Department is going to make a "bold bet" on artificial intelligence.

The Insider | October 19, 2017

The science and technology community must communicate more effectively with Navy program offices to speed prototype integration, according to a service official.

The Insider | October 19, 2017

More rapid fielding shouldn't mean extended reliance on contractors to service equipment in the field, a Marine Corps official said today.

Daily News | October 18, 2017

As the Navy mulls over the next iteration of SeaPort-e, analysts say changes the service has proposed are raising questions of how some naval commands will fulfill their contracting needs going forward.

Daily News | October 18, 2017

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command is preparing two requests for proposals for a program that manages command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) networks afloat, according to two Federal Business Opportunities notices posted last month.

Daily News | October 17, 2017

Marine Corps logisticians are advocating for a $98 million autonomy solution nearing its final demonstrations to be incorporated into the Marine Air-Ground Task Force Unmanned Aircraft Expeditionary (MUX) program, according to a service official.

The Insider | October 16, 2017

As the Navy moves forward with its Next-Generation Enterprise Network re-compete, the Marine Corps is evaluating what services within the intranet it should operate, and which to leave to contractors, according to a service official.

Daily News | October 16, 2017

The Navy's 10 T-38 trainer aircraft could face obsolescence issues in the future due to the Air Force transition to T-X, according to a report viewed by Inside the Navy.

Daily News | October 11, 2017

The Marine Corps' use of additive manufacturing will change questions surrounding acquisitions to reflect the technology's ability to sustain weapon systems, according to a service official.

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