Ethan Sterenfeld

Ethan Sterenfeld is an associate editor for Inside the Army. He previously worked as a local reporter for newspapers in Pennsylvania and Wyoming. He is a 2020 graduate of Princeton University, where he was president of the University Press Club.

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Daily News | January 15, 2021

The adoption of open and modular architectures on the Army's ground vehicles could increase the number of subsystems that make up a vehicle, a defense industry expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies told Inside Defense last week.

Daily News | January 14, 2021

An annual report from the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation, released Jan. 13, detailed novel and continuing problems with the Army's newest ground vehicles.

The Insider | January 13, 2021

The Army had to end an October test of the newest Bradley upgrade early when toxic fumes entered the turrets and crew cabins of all six test vehicles, according to a new report from the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation.

Daily News | January 12, 2021

Budget fluctuations, program uncertainty and manufacturer capacity constraints have created a "fragile market" for military ground vehicles, according to the Defense Department's latest industrial capabilities report.

Daily News | January 11, 2021

The Army could adapt the open and modular architecture being developed for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle to other ground vehicles, Bruce Jette, the Army's acquisition executive, told Inside Defense last week.

The Insider | January 6, 2021

The final Trophy active protection system ordered for the Abrams main battle tank has been delivered to the Army, Leonardo DRS announced Jan. 6.

Daily News | December 31, 2020

GM Defense hopes to grow further after it won its first major Army contract in June, Jeff Ryder, the company's vice president for growth and strategy, said during an interview with Inside Defense earlier this month.

The Insider | December 22, 2020

An open architecture model the Army is developing for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle could eventually be used for other ground vehicles, according to slides the Army posted Dec. 22.

Daily News | December 22, 2020

The Army will receive nearly double the funding it requested in fiscal year 2021 for the Family of Medium Technical Vehicles under an omnibus appropriations bill Congress passed on the evening of Dec. 21.

The Insider | December 21, 2020

General Dynamics Land Systems has won a $4.6 billion contract to build Abrams M1A2 SEPv3 tanks through 2028, the Army announced Dec. 18.

The Insider | December 21, 2020

The Army Science Board will meet on Jan. 5 to present findings of a study of future combat vehicles.

The Insider | December 17, 2020

The Army will hold a classified briefing Jan. 26 at the Pentagon about a recently completed study concerning future long-range strategic fires.

The Insider | December 17, 2020

The follow-on contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle will be worth up to $12.3 billion for 30,000 vehicles and 10,000 trailers, the Army announced at an industry day Dec. 17.

The Insider | December 16, 2020

BAE Systems will deliver its first prototype this week for the Mobile Protected Firepower platform, the Army's new light tank, a company spokeswoman said Dec. 16.

The Insider | December 14, 2020

The Army's capability and equipment for fighting in the Arctic has degraded over the past several decades, the service's top officer in Alaska said Dec. 11.

The Insider | December 11, 2020

An operational assessment for the Army's new light tank will begin on Jan. 4 at Ft. Bragg, NC, the Army announced.

The Insider | December 10, 2020

The Army will hold a virtual industry day for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle re-compete on Dec. 17, according to a recent notice.

Daily News | December 9, 2020

Army officials painted a clearer picture of the service's expectations and requirements for Phase 2 of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program, noting during an industry day today that survivability and mobility are the top two characteristics for the vehicle.

Daily News | December 8, 2020

A full accounting of the increased supply chain costs the coronavirus pandemic created for some of the Army's largest ground vehicles might not be available for "two to three years," a senior official said Dec. 8.

The Insider | December 4, 2020

Congressional conferees included additional Stryker vehicle upgrades, one of the Army's unfunded priorities, in the final fiscal year 2021 defense authorization bill, released Dec. 3.

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