Ethan Sterenfeld

Ethan Sterenfeld is an Army reporter. 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 | October 15, 2021

The Army will shift many of the 1st Cavalry Division's cavalry units up from the brigade level to create a battalion-sized cavalry unit at the division level in the summer of 2023, leaders from the Maneuver Center of Excellence told Inside Defense during an Oct. 11 interview at the Association of the United States Army conference in Washington.

The Insider | October 14, 2021

The Army has delayed fielding and operational testing of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System, a militarized version of a Microsoft augmented reality headset, according to an announcement today from program executive office soldier.

Daily News | October 14, 2021

The Army is making a three-dimensional scan of every part within a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter as a test run for the digital modeling that it plans to implement with the Future Vertical Lift programs, the leader of Army Aviation and Missile Command said this week.

Daily News | October 13, 2021

The Army is "leaning towards" having companies host the authoritative source of truth for the digital design of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, the Bradley fighting vehicle replacement, James Schirmer, the deputy program executive officer for ground combat systems, said Oct. 13 at the Association of the United States Army conference in Washington.

Daily News | October 11, 2021

The Army might consider relaxing some of its tactical vehicle requirements, including the use of diesel fuel, to maintain commonality between commercial systems and the upcoming Common Tactical Truck, service officials told Inside Defense in an Oct. 6 interview.

Daily News | October 11, 2021

The Army intends to award other transaction agreements for the prototyping of a next-generation 155 mm truck-mounted mobile howitzer that fills the role of the M777 towed howitzer, according to a pair of Oct. 7 notices from the Army’s program office for towed artillery systems.

Daily News | October 11, 2021

GM Defense will display two potential variants of its Infantry Squad Vehicle at its booth at the Association of the United States Army conference in Washington, which begins today: a heavy machine gun carrier and a fully electric model.

The Insider | October 11, 2021

The Army has awarded Lockheed Martin an accelerated contract to produce five additional Sentinel A4 radars by the end of fiscal year 2022, which soldiers will use to test the upgrades in the A4 variant, the company announced Oct. 11.

Daily News | October 8, 2021

Four prototypes of the Robotic Combat Vehicle-Medium from General Dynamics Land Systems will participate in a soldier operational experiment at Ft. Hood, TX, next year, a spokesman for the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross-Functional Team told Inside Defense Oct. 5.

Daily News | October 8, 2021

The Modular Open Systems Architecture the Army is developing alongside its new Future Vertical Lift manned aircraft might require changes to current cost projection methods, according to a new report from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.

Daily News | October 7, 2021

The Army finished delivery Sept. 28 of the ground equipment for the Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon to the battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, that is training to field the first battery of American hypersonic missiles, the service announced Oct. 7.

The Insider | October 7, 2021

The Army released its draft requirements Oct. 6 for the Common Tactical Truck, which is expected to replace the Palletized Load System, Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck and M915 line haul with a single platform.

The Insider | October 6, 2021

Palantir Technologies won the competition to provide the Distributed Common Ground System-Army Capability Drop 2, which is expected to be worth $823 million, the Army announced Oct. 6.

Daily News | October 6, 2021

General Dynamics Land Systems will showcase a prototype prognostic and predictive maintenance, or PPMx, capability in the engine of an M1 Abrams tank at the Association of the United States Army conference next week in Washington, company executives said during an Oct. 4 interview.

The Insider | October 5, 2021

Officials from Army Futures Command will meet with industry on Oct. 21 to discuss Project Convergence 22, which will include British and Australian army participation, according to an Oct. 5 Army notice.

Daily News | October 5, 2021

GM Defense remains interested in the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle follow-on contract after the Army announced it would buy 40% fewer vehicles than initially planned, but the company is paying attention to the changing economics of producing the vehicle, according to Steve duMont, GM Defense’s president.

Daily News | October 1, 2021

The Precision Strike Missile, one of the Army’s top long-range fires modernization programs, passed a milestone B review Sept. 27, according to Col. Guy Yelverton, the Army’s product manager for strategic operational rockets and missiles.

The Insider | September 30, 2021

Project Convergence 21 will begin next week and run for six weeks, Army Futures Command announced Thursday.

Daily News | September 30, 2021

Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade embedded with Indonesian army units during the Garuda Shield exercise in Indonesia in August and served as communications liaisons between the two armies.

The Insider | September 28, 2021

Senate authorizers are supporting Army efforts to rapidly field land-based hypersonic missiles but are raising concerns about costs in their version of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill.

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