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 | May 24, 2022

A bipartisan commission announced potential new names today for nine Army bases that are currently named for Confederate officers, which it will officially send to Congress by Oct. 1.

The Insider | May 24, 2022

The Army plans to increase the number of Joint Light Tactical Vehicle trailers it can buy under its existing contract with Oshkosh Defense by 2,021, according to a May 23 notice.

Daily News | May 23, 2022

The Army would increase development spending on its medium and heavy tactical vehicles by tens of millions of dollars under its fiscal year 2023 budget request, including programs to bring limited electrification and autonomy to cargo trucks.

Daily News | May 20, 2022

The Army’s 1st Multidomain Task Force, the first of a new unit that will field hypersonic and ship-killing missiles, deliberately shares less information about itself than other military units, according to its commander.

Daily News | May 19, 2022

The Army has ended its effort to develop a cannon that can fire 1,000 miles, which had been one of its 35 priority modernization programs, according to service acquisition executive Doug Bush.

Daily News | May 17, 2022

The Army plans to have contracts in place by the end of the week to replace the Javelins and Stingers that have been sent to Ukraine, and to accelerate production through "different targeted authorities," Doug Bush, the Army acquisition executive, said today.

The Insider | May 17, 2022

The Army's prototype air defense laser system shot down 60 mm mortar rounds and drones during a recent four-week-long exercise, Raytheon Technologies announced May 16.

The Insider | May 13, 2022

The Army will rotate two brigade combat teams and a combat aviation brigade into Europe to replace units that have deployed there to support U.S. allies amid the war in Ukraine, the service announced today.

Daily News | May 13, 2022

The Army plans to create nine platoon-sized maintenance surge teams in echelon-above-brigade formations by fiscal year 2026, at least some of which will use armored recovery vehicles divested from the Marine Corps, according to an Army spokesman.

The Insider | May 13, 2022

Rafael's U.S. subsidiary demonstrated a small loitering munition for the Army at a recent exercise, the company announced this week.

The Insider | May 11, 2022

The former director of an Army Futures Command Cross-Function Team will help the service's acquisition executive ensure that new technology survives the process from development to production, Army acquisition chief Doug Bush said May 10.

Daily News | May 11, 2022

The Army might divest the Stryker combat vehicles that its forces in Alaska currently use and raid them for spare parts, if the Stryker brigade in the state becomes an infantry brigade, service Secretary Christine Wormuth said May 10.

The Insider | May 10, 2022

John Murray, a retired four-star general and the first chief of Army Futures Command, will be a strategic adviser to the board of Vita Inclinata, whose products stabilize helicopter loads, the company announced today.

Daily News | May 10, 2022

The Army has already tested a ramjet that could power a future extended-range version of the Precision Strike Missile, according to senior service officials.

Daily News | May 10, 2022

The Army plans to replace a five-year-old troop carrier with the new Infantry Squad Vehicle in the three infantry brigades that fielded the earlier vehicle, according to Steve Herrick, product lead for ground mobility vehicles.

Daily News | May 10, 2022

The Army's new Chevy-based infantry carrier reached its official first unit equipped milestone last week, less than two years after the service awarded the program's first production contract.

Daily News | May 9, 2022

The Army has approved a rapid prototyping plan for its electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle, but a lack of funding in fiscal year 2022 will slow program development, according to the service official in charge of the program.

Daily News | May 5, 2022

The Army is considering renaming its two-star headquarters in Alaska the 11th Airborne Division, but the service does not plan to change the size of its presence in the state, senior officials told the Senate Armed Services Committee today.

Daily News | May 4, 2022

The Army wants to know whether any companies besides AeroVironment can produce the antitank variant of the company's Switchblade loitering munition, or a comparable capability, to fulfill urgent operational requirements, according to a May 3 sources-sought notice.

Daily News | May 3, 2022

The Army wants to double development funding for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle in fiscal year 2023, to $560 million, and development costs could surge again the following year, to more than $1 billion.

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