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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The Insider | September 21, 2021

The Army has placed a $100 million order with L3Harris for the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular, which provides both night vision and thermal sensing modes, according to a Sept. 16 press release from the company.

The Insider | September 20, 2021

The Army will host a technical exchange meeting Dec. 2 to discuss progress on Capability Set 25, a suite of new network and communications technology that is expected to be fielded in 2025, according to a Sept. 15 service announcement.

Daily News | September 17, 2021

PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ -- Determining the doctrine needed to fight with the Extended Range Cannon Artillery will be as much of a focus as the technical changes from existing howitzers in an upcoming yearlong operational experiment, service officials told Inside Defense Sept. 15.

The Insider | September 17, 2021

The Army released a request for information this week to assess the digital engineering capabilities and preferences of potential contractors for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, the planned Bradley replacement.

Daily News | September 17, 2021

The Army plans to release more information in the first quarter of fiscal year 2022 about the desired capabilities for the Common Tactical Truck, the potential replacement for its cargo-hauling ground vehicles, according to a Sept. 16 service notice.

The Insider | September 13, 2021

There is currently no Army commission to examine the withdrawal from Afghanistan, according to a service spokesman.

The Insider | September 13, 2021

The Army is interested in the capability of companies besides the original manufacturer to provide logistics and maintenance support to the Stryker infantry vehicle, according to a market survey released Sept. 10.

The Insider | September 10, 2021

Raytheon Technologies conducted the first test flight of its prototype vehicle for the Army's Air Launched Effects competition, Abel Ghanooni, the company's senior director for short-range air defense, said in a Sept. 7 interview. The test was held Aug. 6.

Daily News | September 9, 2021

It will be important to build multinational interoperability into the Army's next-generation command-and-control systems so that European allies can participate in advanced sensor-to-shooter networks, the commanding general of U.S. Army Europe and Africa said Sept. 1.

Daily News | September 8, 2021

The Army expects another year of low or no growth in its topline for the fiscal year 2023 budget request, and cuts could come to some of the service's modernization priorities and key enablers, Army Secretary Christine Wormuth said today.

The Insider | September 8, 2021

A Sikorsky-Boeing team submitted its proposal Sept. 7 for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft, the Army's planned replacement for the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, according to a joint press release from the companies.

Daily News | September 7, 2021

Fires will be the decisive element of future large-scale warfare, the Army's deputy chief of staff for operations, plans and training (G-3/5/7) said Sept. 1 during the service's Fires Conference at Ft. Sill, OK.

Daily News | September 3, 2021

The Army plans to field the first increment of the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System, the replacement for the RQ-7B Shadow drone, by the second quarter of fiscal year 2023, according to an Army request for white papers released Sept. 2.

The Insider | September 3, 2021

The Army will host a virtual industry day Sept. 21 for a program to add tele-operation capabilities to the Assault Breacher Vehicle, according to an Aug. 31 notice.

The Insider | September 2, 2021

The Army's Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office seeks to retrofit hybrid-electric powertrain technology onto the humvee and the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle fleets, according to an Aug. 26 notice.

Daily News | September 2, 2021

Several Army programs would see higher authorized funding under an amendment approved by the House Armed Services Committee that authorized a $25 billion increase in defense spending over the president's fiscal year 2022 budget request.

Daily News | September 1, 2021

Air defense and field artillery units will expand and shift to higher echelons as both become more prominent within military strategy, Army officials said Aug. 31 at the service's Fires Conference at Ft. Sill, OK.

The Insider | August 30, 2021

American Rheinmetall Vehicles and the Army's Armaments Center have signed a cooperative research and development agreement that will allow Rheinmetall to collaborate with the government on weapon systems that could go into the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, the company announced Aug. 26.

Daily News | August 30, 2021

Cuts to the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle in the House Armed Services Committee's chairman's mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill were not made because of any congressional concerns with the program, a Democratic committee aide said Aug. 27.

Daily News | August 26, 2021

Congress is concerned about the decision to station the Army's Europe-focused V Corps at Ft. Knox, KY, according to a provision in the House Armed Services Committee's chairman's mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill.

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