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.

Archived Articles
Daily News | July 5, 2022

Advances in digital design and simulation enabled the Army to shrink the number of prototypes it will buy during Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle development, according to Brig. Gen. Glenn Dean, program executive officer for ground combat systems.

Daily News | July 1, 2022

The next round of competition for companies that want to build the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle officially began today, as the Army released the request for proposals for the next two phases of the program to replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

The Insider | July 1, 2022

BAE Systems has won a $299 million contract modification to continue upgrading the Army's self-propelled howitzers, according to a June 30 Pentagon announcement.

The Insider | June 29, 2022

Lt. Gen. Randy George has been nominated to receive a fourth star and become the Army's next vice chief of staff, the service announced June 28 with a slew of other general officer reassignments and promotions.

Daily News | June 29, 2022

The Army will station more support elements in Europe but will not increase the number of brigade combat teams permanently based there, the Defense Department announced today.

Daily News | June 28, 2022

General Dynamics Land Systems has beaten BAE Systems in the competition to produce the Army's new light tank, and it has received an order for the first 26 vehicles, according to an announcement today from the service.

The Insider | June 24, 2022

The House Armed Services Committee wants the Army to explain the requirements process that preceded a $942 million program to add 30 mm cannons to Stryker combat vehicles.

The Insider | June 23, 2022

The Army wants to hear what replacement options for the Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided antitank missile contractors could demonstrate as early as the third quarter of fiscal year 2024, according to a June 21 request for information.

Daily News | June 21, 2022

House appropriators expressed support for the Army's main program to modernize heavy trucks and questioned why the service has not asked to spend more on it in a report accompanying their draft of the fiscal year 2023 defense spending bill.

The Insider | June 21, 2022

The Army has reduced the number of vehicles that each company will have to produce in the prototype phase of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition, to a maximum of 11, in a last-minute update to the draft request for proposals for the program's next phases.

Daily News | June 16, 2022

The Senate Armed Services Committee has voted to fund a pair of combat vehicle programs above the Army's fiscal year 2023 budget request by half-a-billion dollars, setting up a possible point of disagreement with its House counterpart.

Daily News | June 15, 2022

A draft bill from the House Armed Services Committee would resurrect the Army's plan to build a cannon that can fire 1,000 miles, which the service put on ice this year following years of congressional concerns.

Daily News | June 15, 2022

The Army plans to release a requirements document this summer for a new 3-kilowatt generator, which could power future microgrids as part of a suite of tactical power systems, according to an official responsible for the program.

The Insider | June 14, 2022

Lockheed Martin will recapitalize and upgrade 15 British tracked rocket launchers, so they can fire new missiles that the U.S. Army is developing, under a $33 million contract that the Pentagon announced June 9.

The Insider | June 13, 2022

GM Defense will pursue and manage business in international markets through a newly created legal entity, the company announced today.

The Insider | June 10, 2022

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has delivered the first five Sentinel A4 radars to the Army, according to a June 8 press release from the company.

Daily News | June 9, 2022

A House panel wants more information from the Army on industrial base capabilities for short-range air defense missiles for which stocks have been depleted amid the war in Ukraine, such as the Stinger.

Daily News | June 8, 2022

A House panel wants the Army to produce a trio of reports on ground vehicle autonomy, according to proposals released today for the annual defense policy bill.

Daily News | June 7, 2022

A modular architecture that will accompany the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program could split different components of an active protection system among different vehicles in a formation, according to an official from the program executive office for ground combat systems.

Daily News | June 7, 2022

The ongoing war in Ukraine has renewed interest in equipping Stryker combat vehicles in Europe with active protection systems, which could defend vehicles against antitank missiles, according to an Army official responsible for Stryker acquisition.

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