Evan Ochsner

Evan Ochsner is an Army reporter. He was previously a reporter for The Colorado Springs Gazette and The Colorado Sun and is a graduate of Northwestern University.

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Daily News | October 19, 2022

The Army's 2019 Army Modernization Strategy pre-dates the supply chain snarls, COVID-19-caused factory shutdowns and computer chip shortages that have beset manufacturing facilities around the world. But those issues have brought into stark focus the importance of the back-end processes critical to maintaining readiness and delivering the Army's modernization priorities.

Daily News | October 14, 2022

Major ground vehicle companies including General Dynamics Land Systems, BAE Systems, Oshkosh Defense and GM Defense are investing millions into rapidly maturing hybrid and electric technologies at a time when the Army has begun to take climate change seriously, evidenced in recent months by the release of its Climate Strategy and Climate Strategy Implementation Plan.

Daily News | October 12, 2022

The new head of Army Futures Command on Tuesday defined the role of his command in the Army's modernization push as service leaders continue to place emphasis on a modernization strategy that pushes the Army beyond its current modernization programs.

Daily News | October 12, 2022

The Army on Tuesday released its combat operations capstone doctrine, formally pivoting the force toward multidomain operations and preparing it for great power conflict.

Daily News | October 12, 2022

The Army has support from Congress to buy 200 new armored personnel carriers in a one-for-one replacement of legacy troop carriers it sent to Ukraine, a top ground vehicle official said Tuesday.

Daily News | October 10, 2022

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth said Monday that a long-term continuing resolution could push back the development and procurement schedules of some of the service's modernization programs.

Daily News | October 6, 2022

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said new service doctrine that will inform multidomain operations will present a "fundamental change in how we look at things."

The Insider | October 5, 2022

The Army in recent days awarded BAE Systems with sustainment contracts for some of the company's longtime vehicles, including the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, the company announced.

Daily News | October 5, 2022

The Army has selected Lockheed Martin's Sentinel A4 radar to replace legacy radars that contribute to the integrated air defense of the Washington area, the company announced.

Daily News | October 3, 2022

Lockheed Martin will begin laboratory testing later this year of a new directed energy air defense system to be mounted on Strykers in anticipation of an upcoming Army competition.

Daily News | September 29, 2022

Palantir will expand its work with the Army Research Laboratory to bring artificial intelligence into the hands of warfighters across the Defense Department under a new contract announced Wednesday evening.

Daily News | September 28, 2022

The Army will send industry a strong demand signal for science and technology investments in high-tech capabilities in fiscal year 2023 and is asking industry to determine how its innovations can help the Army fulfill priorities in those areas, one of the service's top acquisition officials said Wednesday.

Daily News | September 23, 2022

Oshkosh Defense won a $260 million contract to provide the Army with an enhanced heavy transport trailer capable of hauling Abrams tanks, which have grown increasingly heavy in recent years as they have been upgraded.

The Insider | September 22, 2022

The Army on Thursday announced the appointment of 20 new members to a volunteer board that advises the service's leadership on technological advances.

The Insider | September 20, 2022

The Army will hold an industry day next month to provide further information on its program to replace the tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided missile, the service announced Monday.

The Insider | September 9, 2022

Poland plans to buy nearly 100 AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from Boeing as it continues to bolster its defenses in the face of rising Russian aggression.

The Insider | September 9, 2022

The Army is seeking to expand Yuma Proving Ground, AZ, by 22,000 acres to be able to test emerging parachute methods at the site, according to a notice published Friday.

Daily News | September 9, 2022

Lockheed Martin and AT&T used both companies' 5G networks to rapidly transport Black Hawk flight data from an aircraft in Connecticut to a testing site in Colorado during an Aug. 4 test, Lockheed Martin announced Friday.

Daily News | September 7, 2022

The Army will recommend Lt. Gen. James Rainey be nominated to serve as the next head of Army Futures Command, filling a position that has been led by an acting commander since December last year, service Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo said today.

The Insider | September 6, 2022

The Army will return Chinooks back to service on a case-by-case basis after determining that a cataloging error caused mechanics to install the wrong O-rings on the aircraft during maintenance, creating the fuel leak issue that prompted the service to ground the entire helicopter fleet last week, the Army said.

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