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 | March 18, 2022

A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has joined Hanwha Defense's effort to build self-propelled howitzers for the British army in the United Kingdom, according to an announcement today from the Korean defense contractor.

Daily News | March 17, 2022

Computers that are essential for tracking and responding to airborne threats on the Army's new short-range air defense system repeatedly malfunctioned during a December 2020 operational assessment, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester.

The Insider | March 15, 2022

The Army's Ground Vehicle Systems Center plans to hold industry days, including one-on-one meetings, over three days in April, according to a March 14 announcement.

Daily News | March 15, 2022

Congress has slashed procurement funding programs that will support the Army's new Extended Range Cannon Artillery and denied research money for a second increment of the howitzer in the recently passed omnibus appropriations bill.

Daily News | March 14, 2022

The Stryker infantry carrier vehicle's new mounted antitank missile system is not operationally effective and demonstrated a 7% chance of completing a 24-hour mission without an essential function failure in an operational test last year, according to a report from the Pentagon's top weapons tester.

Daily News | March 10, 2022

It has not been determined whether improvements to the Army's troubled augmented-reality goggles would require the service to fully replace the equipment it has already bought, or whether existing goggles could be modified, the Army acquisition executive said March 9.

Daily News | March 10, 2022

The Army is looking for contractors to perform fixed-site, counter-drone functions for the military on a subscription basis, the director of the Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office said March 9.

Daily News | March 10, 2022

The $1.5 trillion omnibus appropriations bill approved by the House last night increases funding for many of the Army's combat and tactical vehicles above the service's requested levels for FY-22.

Daily News | March 8, 2022

The Army's prepositioned stocks are supporting more soldiers at a single time than they have in recent memory amid deployments to support European allies, Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said today.

Daily News | March 4, 2022

The Army could release a requirements document in the next 12 months for a 2,200-vehicle second increment of its robotic Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport, Col. Shane Sullivan, project manager for force protection, said March 2.

Daily News | March 3, 2022

The Army's next heavy tactical truck program will not be seriously delayed or impacted if a planned other transaction agreement prototyping phase is pushed from fiscal year 2022 to FY-23, Wolfgang Petermann, project manager for transportation systems, said March 2.

Daily News | March 2, 2022

The Army continues to discuss and adjust its fiscal year 2023 budget request, the acting program executive officer for combat support and combat service support said today.

The Insider | March 2, 2022

After a two-week delay from previously announced plans, the Army sent a draft request for prototype proposals to industry Feb. 25 for its next-generation heavy tactical vehicle, but the draft has not been released to the public.

Daily News | March 1, 2022

Future algorithms for autonomous ground mobility will draw from a large dataset of human driving activity that the Army is currently gathering, the director of the Ground Vehicle Systems Center said today.

Daily News | February 28, 2022

The Army released the first public draft today of the detailed design and prototyping request for proposals in the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program, which seeks to replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

Daily News | February 25, 2022

If the Army fields the Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon on schedule next October, it will meet a target set by then-service Secretary Ryan McCarthy in 2019: develop and build the country's first hypersonic missile in a little more than four years.

Daily News | February 23, 2022

The Army plans to build three batteries of its hypersonic missile for fires battalions within the multidomain task forces, the director of the Fires Center of Excellence said Feb. 16.

Daily News | February 22, 2022

The Army plans to more than double the number of modernized maneuver short-range air defense battalions it will field, from four to nine, the director of the Fires Center of Excellence said Feb. 16.

The Insider | February 18, 2022

Discussions over the structure of the prototyping effort for the Army's future heavy tactical truck have delayed the release of a draft request for prototype proposals, Doug Bush, the Army acquisition executive, told reporters Feb. 17.

Daily News | February 18, 2022

Funding for the Army's modernization programs will grow if the service demonstrates its ability to develop and field new systems, Doug Bush, the Army acquisition executive, told reporters Feb. 17.

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