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 | 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.

Daily News | September 27, 2021

The follow-on Joint Light Tactical Vehicle production contract could include 16,600 vehicles and 10,000 trailers over 10 years after the Army makes an award in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2022, according to the most recent draft numbers.

The Insider | September 27, 2021

The Army has placed its first full-rate production orders for Manpack and Leader tactical radios, with a total value of $345 million across two vendors for each radio, the service announced in a Sept. 24 press release.

Daily News | September 27, 2021

Leidos subsidiary Dynetics has won the competition to build the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2, and it will supply the first battery’s worth of 12 launchers by the end of fiscal year 2023, the Army announced Sept. 24.

The Insider | September 23, 2021

Senate authorizers want the Army to submit a report on its efforts to modernize and expand short-range air defense systems, including the Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense.

Daily News | September 23, 2021

Senate authorizers included legislative proposals from the Army to use multiyear helicopter procurement contracts and delay a new cruise missile defense system in their version of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill.

Daily News | September 23, 2021

The Army has updated the requirements for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle follow-on competition to ensure it will own the technical data for upgrades made to the vehicle, according to new changes to the contract listing.

Daily News | September 22, 2021

The Senate Armed Services Committee's proposed fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill would authorize $22.7 billion in Army procurement funding, a $1.4 billion increase over the service's budget request.

The Insider | September 22, 2021

The Army seeks prototype kits that can integrate current and future rifles with synthetic training environments without significantly changing the way the weapon looks or feels, according to a notice released Sept. 22.

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