Ashley Tressel

Ashley Tressel is Inside the Army's managing editor. She was previously a local news reporter in Northern California, covering government, crime and the deadly 2017 wildfires in Mendocino County. She has also worked as a legislative reporter for NPR member station WFSU in Tallahassee. A Florida native, she graduated from Florida State University.

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The Insider | September 24, 2020

The Army next week is hosting a virtual workshop for the Tactical Assault Kit, a situational awareness tool.

The Insider | September 23, 2020

The Army's Maneuver Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate has received approval from Army Futures Command on future electrification requirements, the directorate announced this week.

Daily News | September 18, 2020

The Army has updated its draft request for proposals for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, deleting a provision that would have allowed a service organization to submit a proposal.

Daily News | September 17, 2020

Army Futures Command has chosen Austin Community College District in Texas as the home for its new Software Factory, the service announced today.

The Insider | September 15, 2020

Army Contracting Command-Orlando is hosting an online industry day next week for a new requirement "to provide threat and target development, support and hardware of multiple programs for test and training events," according to an industry notice.

Daily News | September 11, 2020

The Army's first soldier experiment for the Robotic Combat Vehicle effort showed some software issues that need some work, according to one of the officials involved.

The Insider | September 10, 2020

The Army has finished its analysis of which programs will be harvested for modernization efforts in the fiscal year 2022 program objective memorandum, otherwise known as the "Night Court" process, according to a senior leader.

The Insider | September 8, 2020

The Army is seeking information on potential subsystems for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, according to a recent notice.

The Insider | September 4, 2020

Maj. Gen. John Richardson assumed duties as deputy commanding general for operations of III Corps and acting senior commander of Ft. Hood, TX, this week to “enable continuity of command” as III Corps returns from leading the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, the Army announced.

The Insider | September 4, 2020

The Army this week awarded Lockheed Martin a $183 million contract to produce High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers and associated hardware.

Daily News | September 2, 2020

BAE Systems on Monday delivered the first low-rate initial production Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle to the Army, the company announced this morning.

The Insider | August 31, 2020

The Defense Logistics Agency has chosen Elbit Systems of America to supply the Army with gunner hand stations, commander hand stations and circuit cards for the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Elbit announced today.

The Insider | August 26, 2020

The Army is starting a small business innovation research pilot program to help increase the rate of fire of self-propelled howitzer systems.

The Insider | August 25, 2020

The Long Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team's essential tasks for the Army's Project Convergence demonstration next month are to neutralize an air defense system and destroy a long-range artillery system, according to the CFT’s director.

The Insider | August 24, 2020

The Army today announced the award of 10 other transaction agreements totaling $29.8 million for various parts of the Air Launched Effects effort to develop systems that will be launched from future vertical lift platforms.

Daily News | August 24, 2020

The official in charge of the Army's Long Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team today said the service's plan to develop a Long Range Hypersonic Weapon prototype by 2023 is the quickest way to maintain combined arms overmatch, as it aims to engage in the fight with Russia and China.

Daily News | August 24, 2020

The Army's most advanced Patriot interceptor appears to have misfired during a key test of the service's new air and missile defense system, requiring a back-up guided missile, an older Patriot variant, to chase and destroy a tactical ballistic missile target last week.

The Insider | August 21, 2020

Army Space and Missile Defense Command will serve as the component command to U.S. Space Command, the Army announced today.

Daily News | August 21, 2020

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NM -- While the Army prepares for delivery later this year of the first battery of the Israeli-made Iron Dome air defense system, the service is still considering whether it will be able to integrate the system with its Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System.

Daily News | August 13, 2020

The Army today completed a successful live-fire test of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, or IBCS, at White Sands Missile Range, NM, that officials called "the most complex to date."

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