Courtney McBride

Courtney McBride was the managing editor of Inside the Army until May 2018. She previously worked for Hotline and National Journal. A native of the Philadelphia area, she studied the modern Middle East at the University of Pennsylvania.

Archived Articles
Daily News | January 11, 2018

The Army has elected to enter full-rate production for the Transportable Tactical Command Communications system, an inflatable satellite apparatus designed to provide network connectivity to units in austere environments.

The Insider | January 11, 2018

The first security force assistance brigade will deploy to Afghanistan this spring, the Army announced today.

Daily News | January 10, 2018

The Army will convene vendors next month to discuss its current tactical network infrastructure and outline plans to modernize for a more complex future environment.

Daily News | January 8, 2018

The Army is preparing to augment its fleet of Lakota training helicopters, issuing a solicitation in advance of a possible sole-source procurement.

The Insider | January 8, 2018

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | December 28, 2017

Army Training and Doctrine Command is poised to get a new leader.

Daily News | December 28, 2017

The Army on Dec. 21 announced a pair of upcoming deployments from Ft. Carson, CO, to Afghanistan.

The Insider | December 21, 2017

The Army has its first Senate-confirmed acquisition executive in nearly two years, as lawmakers approved Bruce Jette on a voice vote yesterday.

Daily News | December 19, 2017

Army Materiel Command is seeking to minimize the logistical challenges the service encounters when it lacks access to technical data and the full supply chain for its platforms.

Daily News | December 19, 2017

The Army's Rapid Capabilities Office, which has to date largely focused on Europe, is seeking to provide equipment to support U.S. forces on the Korean peninsula.

Daily News | December 19, 2017

Army senior leaders are weighing potential new force structure to enhance the electronic warfare capability of operational forces.

Daily News | December 19, 2017

The Army's Rapid Capabilities Office is preparing to host a series of "burn-offs" to assess the technological maturity and efficacy of potential solutions to capability gaps facing the service, from electronic warfare to position, navigation and timing.

Daily News | December 18, 2017

The head of Army Materiel Command has directed a review of the six strategic sourcing contracts under his authority to assess whether the contract requirements were defined correctly and whether the most effective vehicle was used.

The Insider | December 18, 2017

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | December 13, 2017

After a nine-month rotational deployment to Europe demonstrated navigational challenges for Army aviation, the service has moved to find an interim solution.

Daily News | December 11, 2017

Army Secretary Mark Esper told lawmakers last week the service is striving to enhance its collaboration with commercial industry.

The Insider | December 11, 2017

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | December 7, 2017

Army Secretary Mark Esper emphasized the value of prototyping to improve requirements definition as the service aims to streamline its acquisition process, detailing an array of efforts taken or underway during testimony today before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Daily News | December 7, 2017

As part of the effort to consolidate modernization functions under a single command, Army leaders expect to borrow from industry and the other services to reduce "inertia" and increase agility in the acquisition system.

Daily News | December 5, 2017

The Army aims to determine whether industry can produce a vehicle-mounted, short-range air defense system to counter unmanned aerial system threats in the near term.

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