Connie Lee

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

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Daily News | January 18, 2017

The Army previously decided to delay acquisition decisions for the Future Fighting Vehicle, but concepts from the system's associated design contracts may be used for other plans, according to the director of mounted requirements at the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

Daily News | January 18, 2017

As the Army moves forward with Paladin Integration Management program testing, the service should continue to take steps to correct deficiencies, according to a report from the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation.

Daily News | January 17, 2017

In his final days as Army secretary, Eric Fanning described the changes in technology, modernization and relationships between the defense sector and industry that he saw while carrying out his role.

Daily News | January 17, 2017

The Army has been bolstering its role in the cyber domain with an emphasis on developing defensive capabilities, according to the service's chief of staff.

Daily News | January 12, 2017

The Army's first priority continues to be readiness, with the number of unavailable soldiers one of the biggest obstacles to improving that readiness, according to the service's chief of staff.  

Daily News | January 11, 2017

The Army issued a market survey Dec. 29 to help inform the current analysis of alternatives and draft capabilities document for Mobile Protected Firepower.

Daily News | January 10, 2017

Following initiatives to communicate the Army's needs and capability gaps, the service now hopes to create an effective way for industry to respond with solutions, according to a service official.

Daily News | January 04, 2017

The Army intends to seek project proposals to support the Modular Active Protection System framework, according to a notice posted Dec. 21 on Federal Business Opportunities.

Daily News | January 03, 2017

The Army is continuing with upgrades to the Stryker with hopes of moving at a quicker pace, according to the service's director of mounted requirements.

Daily News | December 29, 2016

As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, some defense experts project increases in missile defense funds to revive abandoned programs or ramp up current efforts.

Daily News | December 22, 2016

The last flight test for the modernization of the Army Tactical Missile System is scheduled for July 2017, according to a time line provided by a Lockheed Martin spokesman.

Daily News | December 19, 2016

YORK, PA -- Two years after receiving a contract to develop 29 Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles and having won the battle to use a tracked vehicle, BAE Systems rolled out the first general purpose variant of the AMPV at a ceremony in York, PA, on Dec. 15.

Daily News | December 16, 2016

The Army is scheduled to begin testing active protection systems on the Abrams tank next year, according to the service's program executive officer for ground combat systems.

Daily News | December 13, 2016

The Defense Department inspector general has found that some Army National Guard unit commanders did not design training programs that are sufficient to achieve the service's mission goals.

Daily News | December 06, 2016

The Army has made progress in its effort to advance cyber capabilities, but the goal going forward is to have an operational capability within the next five years, according to the head of the service's cyber directorate.

Daily News | December 05, 2016

The Army aims to issue a contract for the next configuration of the Abrams tank in the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 after an ongoing pilot program is completed, according to a service spokeswoman.

Daily News | December 05, 2016

The Army is continuing its effort to ramp up its cyber capabilities, the head of the service's cyber directorate said in outlining plans for the next year.

Daily News | November 22, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's transition team has yet to make formal announcements regarding Pentagon positions, but the Army secretary hopes to discuss the service's future needs with whomever holds his position next.

Daily News | November 16, 2016

As North Korea continues to bolster its missile capabilities, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense will serve as one of the “key pieces” in the United States' strategy to counter potential threats, according to the head of U.S. Pacific Command.

Daily News | November 15, 2016

The Army is working to create separate weapons platoons within Infantry Brigade Combat Teams to lighten soldiers' cognitive load, according to a Training and Doctrine Command official.

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