Ashley Tressel

Ashley Tressel was Inside the Army's managing editor until November 2020. 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.

Archived Articles
The Insider | February 13, 2019

The Army is hosting an industry event next month for automated targeting technology it seeks to develop for ground combat vehicles.

The Insider | February 12, 2019

The Army is preparing to shift to the production phase of the Initial Maneuver-Short-Range Air Defense system, the service's interim platform for ground-based air and missile defense.

The Insider | February 12, 2019

The Army is supporting the Air Force's search for an off-the-shelf, directed-energy platform to counter unmanned aircraft systems by testing proposed systems in a massive experimentation event at Ft. Sill, OK, in late October.

Daily News | February 7, 2019

The director of the Combat Capabilities Development Command, now under Army Futures Command, says it's partly his responsibility to tell AFC what it can realistically achieve within its aggressive time lines to develop modern systems.

Daily News | February 6, 2019

The Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle has moved into low-rate initial production, with the Army expecting to equip the first unit in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2021, according to the service. (UPDATED)

The Insider | February 5, 2019

The Army has issued a draft request for proposals for Stryker vehicle logistics support, including fielding and field-level maintenance.

The Insider | February 1, 2019

The Army is asking industry to comment on a "partial draft" request for proposals for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program ahead of the full RFP release now expected in late March, according to a recent notice.

Daily News | February 1, 2019

As the Army network "design" takes shape, two officials leading the network cross-functional team have outlined a series of capability sets planned to mark future development, directed by Army Futures Command chief Gen. Mike Murray.

Daily News | January 31, 2019

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD -- The Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command today was rebranded as the Combat Capability Development Command and is now officially under the authority of Futures Command.

Daily News | January 30, 2019

The Army should develop processes now to capitalize on early successes achieved by Army Futures Command's cross-functional teams to avoid "repeating past mistakes," according to a congressional watchdog.

Daily News | January 29, 2019

Amid large reorganizations and personnel changes tied to Army Futures Command, the Army Reserve has been tasked with retaining talent in support of the new command, which includes strategically positioning new Reserve structures, according to its chief.

Daily News | January 28, 2019

Some $15 million of fiscal year 2018 funds previously intended to upgrade a limited quantity of Vietnam-era M113 armored personnel carriers has been reprogrammed "to fund higher priorities," according to the Army's acquisition executive.

Daily News | January 24, 2019

The Army's fiscal year 2020 budget request and accompanying five-year budget plan will include a total of 194 canceled or reduced programs, according to the service's chief of staff.

Daily News | January 24, 2019

The more than $25 billion in spending the Army is set to propose canceling, reducing or consolidating across the Pentagon's new five-year spending plan will be "backloaded," the service's secretary said today.

Daily News | January 23, 2019

The Army has identified specific parameters and a potential acquisition strategy for its future Robotic Combat Vehicle in a new "campaign plan" released this week.

The Insider | January 18, 2019

The Army has issued a market survey for autonomous cyber defense capabilities to defend its tactical networks.

Daily News | January 16, 2019

At his first public appearance of the year, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley today restated the recent improvements made in manning and training, while the service works toward reaching its readiness and modernization goals following the National Defense Strategy.

The Insider | January 15, 2019

The Army is requesting information from industry on radios to support manned-unmanned teaming of air and ground platforms, according to a recent notice.

Daily News | January 14, 2019

The Army is seeking "a compromise" with industry on its expectations for intelligent vehicle sensors and the costly proposals that were initially submitted, according to a service official.

Daily News | January 10, 2019

The Army has set plans to integrate a high-energy laser weapon into its short-range air and missile defense arsenal by 2027, making room for a directed-energy capability alongside guided-missile interceptors in the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2 system.

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