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.

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Daily News | August 29, 2018

Army Secretary Mark Esper is planning to visit BAE Systems' York, PA, manufacturing plant as the service continues to hold off on a full-rate production decision for the Paladin Integrated Management system, he told reporters today.

Daily News | August 28, 2018

The Army needs to upgrade a total of 933 M88A2 Hercules tank recovery vehicles to adjust to increasingly hefty Abrams tanks, according to a recent notice.

Daily News | August 24, 2018

Army Futures Command, which was activated today during a ceremony in Austin, TX, will cost roughly $80 million to $100 million per year to operate and will manage a portfolio worth $30 billion to $50 billion, according to Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley.

Daily News | August 24, 2018

The Army announced today it will not move forward with testing an American-made, non-developmental active protection system on the Stryker vehicle and will instead seek new alternatives.

Daily News | August 23, 2018

The Army is shifting resources and focus to learn how to better package "small" data and hold onto it when adapting commercial systems for the tactical network.

Daily News | August 22, 2018

The Army's acquisition executive is poised to approve a new science and technology strategy that will provide key information on potential modernization efforts, a service official told industry executives Wednesday.

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.

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 9, 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 7, 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 7, 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 2, 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 2, 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.

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