Ashley Tressel

Ashley Tressel is Inside the Army's associate 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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Daily News | August 21, 2018

The Army "in probably a month or two" will have a formal policy on intellectual property, according to the service's acquisition executive.

The Insider | August 17, 2018

The Army has awarded a $92.5 million sole-source contract for at least 180 Husky Mounted Detection Systems, the Defense Department announced this week.

Daily News | August 17, 2018

The Army is seeking novel approaches to improve expeditionary mission command capabilities as the service looks to a new kind of battle, according to a recent solicitation.

Daily News | August 16, 2018

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Paul Selva on July 25 signed the Joint Concept for Operating in the Information Environment, detailing the joint force's new approach to information warfare.

The Insider | August 15, 2018

The Army is seeking a new reduced-range practice rocket to train crews that employ the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System and the M270A1 and A2 MLRS, according to a recent solicitation.

The Insider | August 15, 2018

The Army's Rapid Equipping Force this month will complete testing of tactical vehicles equipped with electronic warfare offensive and defensive capabilities for delivery to soldiers this fall.

Daily News | August 14, 2018

Army senior leaders in developing its six-year spending plan required program managers to "justify" the purpose of any effort that does not directly support one of the service's six modernization priorities, according to the vice chief of staff.

Daily News | August 10, 2018

The Congressional Research Service is raising concerns over the Defense Department funding the European Deterrence Initiative in the Overseas Contingency Operations account.

The Insider | August 09, 2018

The Army seeks contractors to provide its Fires Center of Excellence with support for everything from concepts and capabilities to experimentation and wargaming, according to a recent notice.

Daily News | August 07, 2018

The Army is seeking vendors to produce two new mortar systems, one an unmanned turret for brigade combat teams and the other a replacement for the current 120 mm dismounted variant. 

Daily News | August 07, 2018

As the Army continues its efforts to decrease the weight of the Abrams tank while adding technologies, the service is seeking information on industry's ability to support the next iteration of the vehicle.

Daily News | August 02, 2018

The Army is inviting industry to get in on the ground floor of experimentation to develop more sophisticated systems to operate on the future tactical network.

The Insider | August 02, 2018

The Army has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a five-year, $3.9 billion hybrid contract to supply tactical hardware systems, management and support for more than 120 Army and Defense Department program offices.

Daily News | July 31, 2018

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction is questioning the long-term impact of the Army's 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade on Afghan forces and whether the unit is accomplishing its train, advise and assist mission in the region.

The Insider | July 31, 2018

The Army has chosen Lockheed Martin as the integrated systems developer for Expedient Leader Follower, the company announced this week.

Daily News | July 31, 2018

The Army's Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate wants information on laboratory-tested technologies for more than 20 defined research areas relating to the service's tactical network and battlefield communications.

Daily News | July 27, 2018

The Defense Department inspector general has determined that the Army failed to oversee contractor performance or invoices for a $77.8 million task order for vehicles and weapons in Afghanistan, according to a new report.

The Insider | July 27, 2018

The Army this week announced three upcoming deployments to Afghanistan and Korea.

The Insider | July 26, 2018

House and Senate conferees have included in their compromise fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill a provision requiring the Army secretary to submit concrete details on the service's Futures Command stood up this month.

Daily News | July 25, 2018

The final fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill scales back a proposed limit on Next Generation Combat Vehicle funding, allowing the Army to use up to 90 percent of the money authorized before the service secretary submits a report on the NGCV's development.

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