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.

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Daily News | January 30, 2018

The Marine Corps intends to publish a concept of employment using 3-D printers that will "flatten the supply chain" and empower commanding officers to more freely use the technology, according to a service official.

The Insider | January 29, 2018

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer has tapped Rear Adm. Paul Druggan to serve as program director of Aegis ballistic missile defense, according to a Defense Department statement issued today.

The Insider | January 29, 2018

The Marine Corps is in the midst of implementing its Force 2025 structure changes this year, according to a message from the top Marine.

Daily News | January 26, 2018

The Pentagon's independent operational test and evaluation office has warned the Navy its CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter is unlikely to meet the service's goal of declaring initial operational capability in December 2019, becoming the second office to do so.

The Insider | January 25, 2018

General Dynamics intends to invest $1.7 billion and $200 million in its submarine and shipbuilding businesses, respectively, over the next several years, according to the company's chief executive.

Daily News | January 25, 2018

The force-level variant of the Navy's afloat enterprise system is "not survivable in a cyber-contested environment," according to the director of operational test and evaluation's latest report released Jan. 24.

The Insider | January 25, 2018

The Navy is moving forward with a consortium focused on information warfare capabilities, projected to be operational in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019.

Daily News | January 24, 2018

The Navy's Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASuW) Increment 1 program will undergo quick reaction assessments in fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

Daily News | January 23, 2018

The Navy may issue a request for proposals early this year for 11-meter rigid inflatable boats in an effort to bolster its small boat count for the future littoral fight.

The Insider | January 18, 2018

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer is seeking $800 million from Congress to train sailors using artificial intelligence.

The Insider | January 17, 2018

The Pentagon's acquisition chief delegated milestone decision authority for all but two major Navy programs back to the service, including the multibillion-dollar, Ford-class aircraft carrier.

The Insider | January 16, 2018

Naval Sea Systems Command is seeking information for electronic equipment related to cybersecurity defenses on the Navy's surface ships, according to a Jan. 11 Federal Business Opportunities notice.

The Insider | January 12, 2018

Raytheon received a request for proposals this week to develop the Standard Missile-2 IIIC interceptor, which it will sell exclusively to the United States, according to a company official.

Daily News | January 12, 2018

Naval Sea Systems Command will spend additional funds to resolve deficiencies on its electronic warfare early detection program after failing to do so before or after entering full-rate production, according to a Defense Department audit.

The Insider | January 11, 2018

Textron Systems anticipates its Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) program will achieve milestone C by the end of fiscal year 2018, according to a company official.

The Insider | January 10, 2018

The workflow for delivering training to the surface fleet will increase 50 percent through fiscal year 2020, according to a Naval Sea Systems Command official.

Daily News | January 10, 2018

The Navy should take several steps, such as creating a venture capital firm and an internal "Shark Tank" program, to ensure its autonomy capabilities stay ahead of its adversaries, according to a new report by a Navy advisory panel.

The Insider | January 10, 2018

The Navy's future frigate program is a top budget priority in the coming year because of its implications for the service's future shipbuilding efforts, according to the Navy's top officer.

The Insider | January 09, 2018

The Zumwalt (DDG-1000) will be delayed in reaching initial operational capability, according to the Navy's top surface warfare officer.

The Insider | January 04, 2018

The Navy is considering establishing a consortium that would use other transaction authority to enhance the service's information warfare capabilities.

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