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 | October 17, 2019

The Army's Space and Missile Defense Command will be updating its Space Training Strategy over the next three to four months, according to the general in charge of the command.

The Insider | October 16, 2019

Army Futures Command today released the latest version of the service's modernization strategy, focusing on a multidomain force in 2035 and expanding on the first version published last year.

Daily News | October 15, 2019

The Army's Precision Strike Missile could eventually reach a range of up to 800 km, following the dissolution of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty which had a 500 km limit.

Daily News | October 15, 2019

The first Extended Range Cannon Artillery prototype is going through final assembly at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, and the Army expects to test it in the next 30 days.

Daily News | October 14, 2019

The Next Generation Combat Vehicle's cross-functional team will deliver Robotic Combat Vehicle test platforms to Colorado in the spring for the next round of experimentation, following a "rodeo" in Texas that took place earlier this year.

Daily News | October 14, 2019

The general in charge of Army Futures Command today confirmed one of the two expected competitors for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program did not make the initial evaluation and will be sitting out the prototyping phase.

Daily News | October 13, 2019

COLLEGE STATION, TX -- Texas A&M University and Army Futures Command broke ground Saturday on the new Bush Combat Development Complex, featuring a hypersonic weapon testing facility for the Army Research Laboratory and industry.

Daily News | October 4, 2019

The Army today released a new policy on advanced manufacturing that aims to bring the service up to par with foreign powers who have fully embraced new ways of building weapon systems, as well as the commercial sector, inspired by the National Defense Strategy.

The Insider | October 1, 2019

General Dynamics Land Systems today announced it has submitted its proposal for the Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition, almost a year after it debuted its offering in Washington.

The Insider | September 27, 2019

The Army next month will demonstrate autonomous research for next-generation combat vehicle development that the service has been collecting for nearly a decade.

The Insider | September 26, 2019

The Senate today unanimously confirmed Ryan McCarthy as the next Army secretary.

The Insider | September 18, 2019

The Army may have to do without the money it was expecting to save by cutting the CH-47 Chinook Block II upgrade in favor of modernizing other priority programs, according to the service's deputy chief of staff (G-8).

Daily News | September 18, 2019

Army Deputy Chief of Staff (G-8) Lt. Gen. James Pasquarette said today the service is prepared to provide Congress with any materials it asks for regarding the service's budget review process called "Night Court."

Daily News | September 16, 2019

Navistar Defense is taking the Army to court for violating the "automatic stay" requirements of the Competition in Contracting Act in procuring vehicles as part of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles program.

Daily News | September 12, 2019

More than a year after Army Futures Command was created, the relationship between the non-traditional four-star command and the office of the Army's acquisition executive is still unclear, according to lawmakers.

Daily News | September 12, 2019

Senate lawmakers are criticizing the Army's inconsistency in communicating changes resulting from its budget review process dubbed "Night Court," as well as the service's "reluctance" to share acquisition materials.

The Insider | September 11, 2019

The Army next month will hold the first assessment of Infantry Squad Vehicle prototypes provided by three contractors chosen for the initial phase of the program -- Oshkosh Defense with Flyer, GM Defense, and Science Applications International Corp. with Polaris.

The Insider | September 5, 2019

The Army on Aug. 28 awarded Boeing a $34 million contract to integrate the Improved Turbine Engine into the AH-64E Apache helicopter.

The Insider | September 5, 2019

The Army has chosen General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Textron Systems and Sig Sauer Inc. to each develop prototypes of the two Next Generation Squad Weapon variants.

The Insider | September 4, 2019

The Army's Futures and Concepts Center is planning to publish next month its "annual mission guidance" to accompany the service's 10-year modernization strategy.

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