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 | November 8, 2016

As adversaries continue to improve their long-range strike capabilities, the Army will need to use Mobile Protected Firepower to counter enemies in close-combat operations, according to the service's leading futurist.

Daily News | November 7, 2016

Despite the absence of a major combat vehicle development program, the Army is aiming to have the first unit equipped with the next-generation combat vehicle by 2035, according to a service official.

Daily News | November 3, 2016

While the Army is using Oshkosh Defense's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle as an interim solution to meet Light Reconnaissance Vehicle requirements, the service is taking steps to define a permanent solution for the future.

Daily News | November 1, 2016

Leader-follower, the Army's initiative to develop the capability to have an unmanned system follow a manned system, is scheduled for a materiel development decision in the January to February 2017 time frame, according to a service official.

Daily News | October 31, 2016

The Army has released a request for proposals in search of a company that can produce a system that contains modernized capabilities of the current Landing Craft Mechanized-8.

Daily News | October 31, 2016

A top Army official is encouraging industry members and soldiers to keep the service's Multi-Domain Battle concept in mind when improving forces on the ground.

Daily News | October 25, 2016

Mobile Protected Firepower, the Army's attempt to provide the Infantry Brigade Combat Team with additional lethality, transportability and protection, has been approved to begin an analysis of alternatives.

Daily News | October 19, 2016

As Lockheed Martin continues to move forward with the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement, an improved version of the PAC-3, the company is seeing increasing interest in the system from other countries, according to one of its executives.

Daily News | October 19, 2016

A few weeks after the Army received approval to begin the second engineering change proposal for Stryker upgrades, the service also awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a contract to develop Strykers with ECP 1 components.

Daily News | October 18, 2016

The Army released a request for proposals for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles A2 production effort, which is designed to allow the Army to provide bolt-on armor protection for the vehicles.

Daily News | October 17, 2016

The Army plans to conduct autonomous simulation evaluations in relation to Future Vertical Lift technologies, according to a presolicitation notice on the Federal Business Opportunities website.

Daily News | October 13, 2016

As the Army continues to address ways to face emerging threats, the service is continuing efforts to integrate directed energy into its systems, according to a top service official.

Daily News | October 11, 2016

As the Army continues to explore options for vehicle modernization, the service is turning to a "common platform concept" for its Armored Brigade Combat Teams, according to multiple service officials.

Daily News | October 5, 2016

As the Army continues to explore options to upgrades its vehicles, Pentagon officials have given the service a green light to proceed with the next step to improve the Stryker.

Daily News | October 4, 2016

General Dynamics this week unveiled a vehicle demonstrator, dubbed the "Griffin," that retains the Abrams tank's turret and 120 mm gun to address the Army’s mobile protected firepower needs.

Daily News | October 4, 2016

The Defense Department Inspector General's office has announced it will carry out a second audit of the Army's Paladin Integrated Management program, focusing on the under-vehicle force protection requirement.

Daily News | October 3, 2016

BAE Systems this week unveiled a "next-generation Bradley prototype" that utilizes features from the Army's Armored Multipurpose Vehicle program.

Daily News | October 3, 2016

The Army is turning to robotic and autonomous systems to maintain support during situations that require dispersed forces in the face of long-range threats, according to one of the service's top officials.

Daily News | September 27, 2016

Oshkosh Defense received a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract modification in the same week the company is scheduled to complete the vehicle's first delivery.

Daily News | September 27, 2016

The Army has begun to "scratch the surface" in its research to equip autonomous systems with the ability to interpret directions within context, according to a member of the Army Research Lab.

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