Evan Ochsner

Evan Ochsner was an Army reporter until January 2023. He was previously a reporter for The Colorado Springs Gazette and The Colorado Sun and is a graduate of Northwestern University.

Archived Articles
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.

The Insider | September 6, 2022

Anduril Industries will provide command-and-control software for American Rheinmetall Vehicles' bid to build the Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, the companies announced Tuesday.

The Insider | September 2, 2022

The Army this fall will deploy a Stryker brigade combat team to replace an armored brigade combat team in Korea, following through on a change in unit type the service announced earlier this year.

Daily News | September 1, 2022

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD -- When given the opportunity at think tanks, multinational conferences or congressional hearings, Army leaders consistently emphasize the service's ability to provide command-and-control capabilities in the Indo-Pacific as part of the joint force's effort to counter China's influence in the region.

Daily News | August 31, 2022

Sierra Nevada Corp. is making a $200 million bet on a modified corporate jet that can provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities from afar, as the Army continues to demonstrate a high level of interest in the capability.

Daily News | August 31, 2022

The Army has grounded its fleet of CH-47 Chinooks after it discovered fuel leaks that caused engine fires in multiple helicopters.

Daily News | August 29, 2022

The Army has awarded a $1.1 billion contract to General Dynamics to provide 250 upgraded Abrams tanks to Poland, formalizing an order that had been anticipated for months, the service announced Aug. 25.

The Insider | August 26, 2022

The State Department on Thursday approved a proposed $2 billion sale of Black Hawk helicopters to Australia.

Daily News | August 26, 2022

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD -- The Army has nearly completed fielding the first suite of technologies that will revolutionize its ability to communicate and send and receive data, which has laid the groundwork for a number of "big bets" the service says will further prepare it to fight near-peer adversaries.

Daily News | August 25, 2022

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD -- As companies like SpaceX continue to expand their satellite networks, the Army sees an opportunity to harness commercial technology in support of tactical communications.

The Insider | August 22, 2022

BAE Systems will produce the Army's new specialized arctic vehicle after it was awarded a $278 million contract, the Pentagon announced Monday.

The Insider | August 22, 2022

Oshkosh has received five new patents for technology featured in its hybrid-electric Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the company announced Monday.

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