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 29, 2018

The Army's current upgrade of the Bradley fighting vehicle has yet to meet its reliability requirement, according to program officials.

Daily News | January 22, 2018

The Army is well on its way to developing the security force assistance brigades it needs by 2019, which will prepare the service for a quick expansion of the force in case of an emergency, according to Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley.

Daily News | January 17, 2018

Any future war will be fought with "highly complex, urban battles," says Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley. And for Milley, an urban battlefield also means an intelligent one.

The Insider | January 10, 2018

The Army on Jan. 10 announced four upcoming deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea and Europe.

Daily News | January 9, 2018

The Army wants to take an alternative approach to developing mission prototypes, working with a government-industry consortium, according to a notice on Federal Business Opportunities.

Daily News | January 9, 2018

The Army has contracted with Kratos to develop 70 to 80 high-speed aerial targets over a five-year period, according to a company official. Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems -- formerly Composite Engineering -- will deliver the drones with ground support, including launchers and spares.

The Insider | January 2, 2018

The Army's Project Manager Tactical Radios is hosting an industry day this month on the Tactical Scalable Mobile Ad-Hoc Network Waveform, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

Daily News | December 22, 2017

The Army has begun seeking information on "performance capabilities, technical data, and maturity" of protection technologies for its ground combat and tactical wheeled vehicles.

Daily News | December 21, 2017

The Army has awarded the third and final contract with BAE Systems for low-rate initial production of the Paladin Integrated Management system's M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles, with the option to purchase full-rate production vehicles beginning in fiscal year 2018.

Daily News | December 21, 2017

The Army has ordered 258 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and 1,727 associated components from Oshkosh Defense for a total of $100.1 million, according to a Dec. 20 Defense Department announcement.

Daily News | December 19, 2017

The Army has its eye on the future -- integrating electronic warfare and information operations into cyber -- which could spur change all the way down to its combat teams.

Daily News | December 14, 2017

As the Army exhibits a more visible presence in Europe, it has realized the barriers it faces on the ground, and is forming strategies to better move around the continent.

Daily News | December 12, 2017

The Army will soon conduct "fly-off" tests of potential unmanned aircraft systems for use by individual soldiers, according to a solicitation notice.

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