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 | April 7, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN -- Sustainment might only account for 58% of the life-cycle costs of the Army's Future Vertical Lift fleet, compared to 70% on current platforms, thanks to new technologies, the director of the FVL Cross-Functional Team said April 4.

Daily News | April 6, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN -- The Army's UH-60 Black Hawk replacement might be able to perform some missions that currently require the CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopter, thanks to the new aircraft's extra range and performance, according to the leader of the Army's Aviation Center for Excellence.

Daily News | April 6, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN -- Boeing is introducing algorithm-based predictive maintenance that could reduce sustainment costs on CH-47 Chinook helicopters, a company official said April 4 at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual conference.

Daily News | April 5, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN -- Bell and Sikorsky have each built at least 85% of their first competitive prototypes for the Army's Future Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft program, the companies said April 4 at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual conference here.

Daily News | April 5, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN -- Funding for the Army's land forces could grow -- or at least avoid cuts -- in the Pentagon's fiscal year 2024 budget request as leaders assess the impact of the war in Ukraine, the Army acquisition executive said April 4.

The Insider | April 1, 2022

BAE Systems and Oshkosh Defense have submitted their final bids to produce the Army's new specialized Arctic vehicle after completing prototype tests in the Alaskan winter, the companies said last week.

The Insider | March 31, 2022

The Army's third multidomain task force will be stationed in the Indo-Pacific, but the service is still deciding exactly where it will be based, Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said today.

Daily News | March 31, 2022

The Army will "soon" send its plan to Congress for replacing thousands of Javelin and Stinger missiles that it sent to Ukraine, Doug Bush, the Army acquisition executive, told lawmakers today.

Daily News | March 30, 2022

The Army's fiscal year 2023 budget request managed to avoid the "bloodletting" that had been predicted if the Biden administration wanted to concentrate funding on other services and build strength in the Indo-Pacific, analysts told Inside Defense this week.

The Insider | March 30, 2022

The Army will buy 65 new dump trucks with fiscal year 2022 procurement money, compared with the previously planned 21, after congressional appropriators nearly tripled funding for the vehicle.

The Insider | March 29, 2022

Rafael's European joint venture with General Dynamics European Land Systems and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann could build the Trophy active protection system in Europe, according to an announcement today from Rafael.

Daily News | March 29, 2022

The Army would spend $12.6 billion on its 35 priority modernization programs under the fiscal year 2023 budget request, a service official said today. (UPDATED)

The Insider | March 29, 2022

Budget pressures did not cause the Army's decision to cut end strength in the active-duty force by 12,000 soldiers in the fiscal year 2023 budget request, service Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo said March 28.

Daily News | March 28, 2022

The Army's budget director was not immediately able to answer a question today about the rate of real growth in the service's fiscal year 2023 budget request compared with the FY-22 budget.

Daily News | March 28, 2022

The Army has proposed cutting end strength and procurement funding in fiscal year 2023 as increases to the personnel and operations budgets outstrip topline growth.

The Insider | March 25, 2022

Bahrain could spend up to $176 million on upgrades, training and spare parts for nine tracked rocket launchers, under a deal approved by the State Department.

Daily News | March 25, 2022

Congress cut all funding for the Army's 1,000-mile cannon program and created additional restrictions on reprogramming money for its development in the fiscal year 2022 omnibus appropriations bill President Biden signed this month.

Daily News | March 23, 2022

There is enough surge production capacity available in the Javelin missile supply chain to build thousands more per year, to refill U.S. stockpiles that have supplied Ukraine, but the Army has made no public announcements yet concerning how many missiles it will buy or how much they will cost.

Daily News | March 22, 2022

Congressional budget cuts to programs that support the Extended Range Cannon Artillery should not delay the system's development and testing schedule, according to the Army.

The Insider | March 21, 2022

Top lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee would support a reprogramming request to accelerate development of a Stinger missile replacement, according to a letter they sent Friday to Pentagon leaders.

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