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 | August 16, 2019

The Missile Defense Agency has issued a request for information for advanced development of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system currently performed by Lockheed Martin.

Daily News | August 15, 2019

The Army may be getting ahead of itself in creating new cyber and electronic warfare units for multidomain operations without properly assessing risk, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

The Insider | August 14, 2019

The Army wants to increase the number of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles that can be airdropped from a C-17 transport aircraft, according to a recent notice.

The Insider | August 13, 2019

Raytheon and Rheinmetall will partner with Pratt & Miller Defense of Detroit on their proposal for the Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition, Raytheon announced today.

Daily News | August 07, 2019

The Army is taking a second look at some of the program cuts driven by its $25 billion "Night Court" budget review, including that of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle.

The Insider | August 06, 2019

The Army this month awarded AVL Test Systems Inc. of Plymouth, MI, an other transaction agreement worth $10.4 million to develop a drivetrain simulator to test heavy vehicles.

Daily News | August 01, 2019

The Army has awarded a contract to Kord Technologies of Huntsville, AL, teamed with competing subcontractors Northrop Grumman and Raytheon, to build a directed-energy prototype for the Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense project, the service announced today.

Daily News | August 01, 2019

The Center for Army Analysis in the next couple of weeks will begin a study of the service's strategic fires portfolio at the direction of the long-range precision fires cross-functional team.

Daily News | July 29, 2019

The Army's "Night Court" process cut $25 billion from legacy weapon systems to spend more on emerging technologies, with $15 billion coming from program eliminations and reductions detailed in documents obtained by Inside Defense.

The Insider | July 24, 2019

On his first day on the job today, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters in the Pentagon that the months spent without a confirmed official leading the Defense Department did not result in any lost momentum.

Daily News | July 18, 2019

Gen. Mike Murray, head of Army Futures Command, said today the command will be fully operationally capable as of July 31, just over a year since its creation.

Daily News | July 16, 2019

Lt. Gen. Paul Ostrowski, military deputy to the Army acquisition executive, said this morning a continuing resolution being considered by the White House would tie the Army's hands on modernization.

The Insider | July 15, 2019

The Army has awarded BAE Systems a $45 million contract to integrate a prototype of its new high-priority cannon, the company announced today.

The Insider | July 11, 2019

The Army is conducting market research on new and emerging technologies available for testing on the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, according to a recent notice.

The Insider | July 08, 2019

The Army wants to shift $24.4 million in fiscal year 2018 base funding to demonstrate an anti-armor projectile that is part of an effort to replace the U.S. military’s cluster munitions stores.

Daily News | July 02, 2019

As the Army wrestles with how to best use the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, built with Afghanistan and Iraq in mind, in future conflicts, the service plans to deliver the vehicle as promised.

The Insider | June 28, 2019

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley will testify July 11 before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to become the next chairman of the joint chiefs of staff.

The Insider | June 26, 2019

The Army has issued a request for white papers for a new project to develop a "Multidomain User Sensor Architecture Prototype" for situational awareness and target acquisition.

Daily News | June 25, 2019

Acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said today he will continue to push the service's priorities amid the shifting roles of civilian leaders in the Pentagon.

The Insider | June 24, 2019

Starting today, Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy will be acting Army secretary, while Army General Counsel Jim McPherson will be acting under secretary, the service announced this morning.

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