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 | September 26, 2017

The Navy has delayed its Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete contract by about five months in an effort to more quickly receive and make modifications to the contracting structure based on industry comments, according to a service official.

Daily News | September 26, 2017

The next step for the Marine Corps and Navy's recently released Littoral Operations in a Contested Environment (LOCE) concept is to "refine the ideas" through wargaming and experimentation, according to a Marine Corps official who helped developed the concept.

The Insider | September 20, 2017

Additive manufacturing is a technology that "will challenge" the U.S. military in the future because it can be "leveraged by non-state actors in a way that will really improve their ability to fight," according to a naval analyst.

The Insider | September 20, 2017

QUANTICO, VA -- The Defense Department's acquisition process is one of the reasons the United States is losing its technological advantage in the information warfare environment, according to an official from Marine Corps Headquarters. 

Daily News | September 20, 2017

Accelerating the transition of 31 Super Hornet aircraft to the Navy reserve combat air fleet over two years would cost $2.3 billion, according to a report viewed by Inside the Navy.

Daily News | September 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin anticipates later this month the Navy will award it a contract to begin producing engineering development models of electronic warfare pods for the service's fleet of MH-60 Seahawk helicopters, according to a company executive.

The Insider | September 19, 2017

Following multiple collisions in U.S. 7th Fleet, the Navy has started inspections that include "watchstander proficiency and material readiness" of all ships assigned to Japan, according to the chief of naval operations.

Daily News | September 18, 2017

The Navy intends to obligate $2 million of fiscal year 2017 funding from its rapid prototyping fund to a high energy laser weapon system and a surveillance sensor system, according to reports viewed by Inside the Navy.

Daily News | September 14, 2017

The Navy has assembled a team of cyber experts to "look for and assess any anomalous activity that may exist on-board John S. McCain," a destroyer that collided with a commercial ship last month, according to a senior Navy official.

The Insider | September 12, 2017

The State Department today approved a possible $5.23 billion Super Hornet sale to Canada, according to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency announcement.

Daily News | September 11, 2017

The Marine Corps Rapid Capabilities Office is seeking information about potential sources capable of manufacturing and testing an unmanned aerial system using government-provided build-to-print specifications, according to an Aug. 30 Federal Business Opportunities notice.

Daily News | September 11, 2017

Government auditors have determined the Navy has valid requirements and a solid acquisition approach for the new MQ-25 Stingray, and revealed the unmanned aerial system has a $5 billion cost ceiling.

The Insider | September 08, 2017

The Navy has enough ballistic missile defense ships to keep seven of those ships in the 7th Fleet despite the recent collisions of the destroyers Fitzgerald (DDG-62) and John S. McCain (DDG-56), according to a senior Navy official.

The Insider | September 07, 2017

A senior Navy official warned Congress Sept. 7 that "funding at prior-year levels through a continuing resolution not only disrupts the gains of [operational readiness], it begins to reverse them."

Daily News | September 07, 2017

The Marine Corps is requesting information about solutions for vertical take-off and landing small unmanned aircraft systems, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

The Insider | September 06, 2017

The Navy intends to issue a task order for the salvage patching and heavy lift transport of the destroyer John S. McCain (DDG-56) from Singapore to Japan, according to a Navy spokeswoman.

The Insider | September 01, 2017

The Pentagon yesterday awarded Sikorsky a $304 million contract modification to provide Lot 1 low-rate initial production of two CH-53K Heavy Lift helicopters, according to a Defense Department announcement.

Daily News | August 28, 2017

Industry showcased a range of technologies for undersea vehicles and communication networks during an annual Navy technology exercise.

Daily News | August 24, 2017

The Navy has committed to transitioning all of its data to the cloud over the next five years, according to a service official.

The Insider | August 23, 2017

The Navy will finalize a comprehensive, long-term sealift recapitalization plan and assess the effects of widely distributed operations on the Combat Logistics Force, following a Government Accountability Office report recommending those actions.

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