Connie Lee

Connie Lee was an associate editor for Inside the Army until October 2017. She previously worked as a local news reporter in New Mexico and has a BA from Rutgers University.

Archived Articles
Daily News | October 11, 2017

The Army's effort to meet its fiscal year 2017 end strength goal of 1.018 million soldiers concluded last month, resulting in a final number "less than three-tenths of a percent" short, according to Lt. Gen. Thomas Seamands, deputy chief of staff (G-1).

Daily News | October 11, 2017

The Army's plans to upgrade M113s in echelons above brigade will be constrained to a small number outside the continental United States in South Korea and Europe, according to the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle project manager.

Daily News | October 11, 2017

Industry must be ready to meet a “rapid” time line for the Mobile Protected Firepower program, according to the program executive officer for ground combat systems.

Daily News | October 10, 2017

The Army has "effectively" managed the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle acquisition program through the critical design review, but the service needs to address multiple factors that may impact the program's future, according to the Defense Department inspector general.

Daily News | October 10, 2017

As the Army works to build its new security force assistance brigades, the short-term goal may be to gear the initial units toward fulfilling needs in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the director of force management in the office of the deputy chief of staff (G-3/5/7).

Daily News | October 10, 2017

The Army is leveraging cross-functional teams to help inform the Next Generation Combat Vehicle effort, according to the commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

Daily News | October 4, 2017

Steel fabrication company Vigor Works was awarded a contract Sept. 28 for development of the Maneuver Support Vessel (Light), according to a Defense Department announcement.

Daily News | October 3, 2017

Humvees improved by AM General's enhanced appliqué program will be used in future Army events such as the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment in November, according to the company's executive vice president of defense.

Daily News | October 3, 2017

The Army has awarded a contract for a prototyping effort expected to inform the service's future combat vehicle development efforts.

Daily News | October 2, 2017

Massachusetts-based Endeavor Robotics has been awarded a contract to develop a medium-sized robotic system capable of detecting and eliminating explosives for the Army.

Daily News | September 26, 2017

The 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade recently completed an eight-month Patriot modernization effort in South Korea, according to the unit's former commander.

Daily News | September 20, 2017

The Army is pursuing a prototype project to examine an amphibious, robotic, all-terrain vehicle capability, according to a Sept. 11 request for proposals released on Federal Business Opportunities.

Daily News | September 19, 2017

The Army's fiscal year 2018 plans to pursue a mobile ground system to defeat unmanned aircraft systems, cruise missiles, rockets, artillery and mortars face delays in the event of a six-month continuing resolution.

Daily News | September 18, 2017

The Army expects initial production deliveries of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle to be delayed if the program does not receive funds by November to offset the effect of the continuing resolution, according to documents obtained by Inside Defense.

Daily News | September 13, 2017

Congress must ensure the Army is authorized to have an end-strength number it can properly train and equip, according to the ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee.

Daily News | September 12, 2017

The Army is working to find ways to use and gather innovative ideas for technologies, according to Col. Joe Capobianco, the chief of staff in the Army Rapid Capabilities Office.

Daily News | September 11, 2017

The Army will need to "migrate" capabilities down to its smaller units to fight in urban environments, according to the commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

Daily News | September 7, 2017

A recent deployment to Afghanistan showed decisive action training lessons need to be "instinctive," according to Col. Larry Burris, commander of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

Daily News | September 7, 2017

AM General last week received a $459 million foreign military sales order to provide 2,090 humvees to Afghanistan, according to a service spokesman.

Daily News | September 6, 2017

The Army aims to award a contract for the first set of Soldier Borne Sensors in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018, according to briefing materials.

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