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
Daily News | January 10, 2019

The Army is deciding between Rheinmetall's Active Defense System and a lighter version of Rafael's Trophy for integration on the Stryker combat vehicle. (UPDATED)

The Insider | January 9, 2019

The Army's Synthetic Training Environment cross-functional team today announced it is launching a new effort to develop a live-training, force-on-force simulator for fire units called the Live Training Environment.

Daily News | January 9, 2019

As Army Futures Command's new Futures and Concepts Center prepares to craft over the next year the follow-up to its recent "multidomain operations 1.5" concept, the center's director says the Army hopes to "pull the other services in" to solve the "multidomain command-and-control problem."

The Insider | January 8, 2019

The Army Science Board is seeking information from outside sources that may help it complete by the end of this year an analysis of potential uses for artificial intelligence on the battlefield.

Daily News | January 8, 2019

The Army needs to change the way its field-grade officers think about mission command before it is ready to compete with a near-peer threat, according to the leader of Training and Doctrine Command.

Daily News | January 8, 2019

Leonardo DRS today announced they and Israeli partner Rafael have received a $79.6 million award to deliver additional Trophy active protection systems to the Army and Marine Corps for Abrams tanks.

Daily News | December 26, 2018

An Army research agency has issued a call for white papers on tools to improve situational awareness in complex operating environments like those expected in future conflict and laid out in the service's new multidomain operations concept.

Daily News | December 19, 2018

The Army wants to equip its next generation of combat vehicles with automated target acquisition so soldiers can see farther and faster, according to an official.

Daily News | December 18, 2018

The Army Requirements Oversight Council has decided to move forward with fielding Iron Fist, a non-developmental active protection system, on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, according to the service.

Daily News | December 17, 2018

The Army has chosen BAE Systems and General Dynamics Land Systems to build prototypes for the Mobile Protected Firepower vehicle, dropping Science Applications International Corp. from consideration.

The Insider | December 17, 2018

The Army on Dec. 14 released drive-by-wire guidance for the future Robotic Combat Vehicle, which is in the initial planning stage.

The Insider | December 14, 2018

The Army this afternoon published its new policy on managing intellectual property, along with a Dec. 7 directive from Secretary Mark Esper.

The Insider | December 14, 2018

The Army Science Board's federal advisory committee is scheduled to meet next month at Army Futures Command headquarters in Austin, TX, about the results of a science and technology investment report and a manned-unmanned teaming study.

Daily News | December 11, 2018

The Army's new policy on intellectual property in acquisition intends to provide overarching guidance on how the service should consider IP in negotiations and better plan for sustainment, according to one of its authors.

Daily News | December 11, 2018

The Army at the 2019 Joint Warfighting Assessment this spring will for the first time use a reconfigured Abrams tank to serve as the robotic vehicle breaching a simulated minefield.

Daily News | December 10, 2018

FT. EUSTIS, VA -- The Army Capabilities Integration Center has been officially redesignated the Futures and Concepts Directorate under Army Futures Command and will remain here to oversee the publication of two major documents on Army modernization.

Daily News | December 6, 2018

The Army today released its new concept for fighting near-peer competitors Russia and China, "The U.S. Army in Multidomain Operations 2028," following the priorities outlined in the National Defense Strategy.

The Insider | December 5, 2018

The Army's air and missile defense cross-functional team is looking at a few different systems, including foreign-made, for an interim cruise missile defense capability, according to the team's director.

Daily News | December 4, 2018

DETROIT -- The director of the Army's new artificial intelligence task force says the service should start thinking of AI not as a product but as a process.

The Insider | December 4, 2018

The Army on Dec. 3 updated its list of prime and subcontractors interested in the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle development program.

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