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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The Insider | June 30, 2022

The Army's Aviation Center of Excellence will host industry days at Ft. Rucker, AL in early August to provide information about current priorities and allow industry showcase capabilities, according to a June 30 announcement.

Daily News | June 29, 2022

Company leaders and Army officials continue to express confidence in the service's next-generation forward reconnaissance helicopter, even as analysts and experts cast doubt on the program's future, citing potential budget constraints and other capabilities that could fulfill the aircraft's roles.

Daily News | June 28, 2022

Sikorsky will provide the Army, other government agencies and foreign militaries with at least 120 Black Hawk helicopters through 2027 thanks to a multibillion-dollar procurement deal that has options to nearly double in size.

The Insider | June 22, 2022

The Army has selected SMX to provide program services for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft, the company announced Tuesday.

Daily News | June 22, 2022

The House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday approved an amendment to the annual defense policy bill that would require the Army to complete a plan outlining leadership of modernization and nullify an order issued by the Army secretary earlier this year if it fails to deliver that plan.

Daily News | June 21, 2022

A House subcommittee is seeking to cut nearly all FY-23 procurement funds for the Integrated Visual Augmentation System, according to a draft of the panel's fiscal year 2023 defense spending bill.

The Insider | June 17, 2022

Army Contracting Command is seeking information about firms that can provide tactical night-vision goggles for Ukraine, according to a sources-sought notice issued Thursday.

Daily News | June 17, 2022

Lawmakers are seeking to boost development funding for the Integrated Visual Augmentation System while enabling the Army to continue to procure its existing night-vision systems, according to congressional documents.

The Insider | June 15, 2022

The House Armed Services Committee is requesting information from the Army about how it plans to modernize the AH-64 Apache to ensure it remains relevant for at least another 30 years, according to an early version of the annual defense policy bill.

The Insider | June 15, 2022

The Army will use the coming fiscal year to implement the goals it laid out in its Digital Modernization Strategy, service Chief Information Officer Raj Iyer said Wednesday.

The Insider | June 15, 2022

The Army would receive funding to procure 10 more Black Hawk helicopters than it asked for under a proposal from the House Appropriations Committee released Tuesday.

Daily News | June 14, 2022

The Army will complete operational testing of its new augmented reality headset by the end of the month, an Army spokeswoman said, culminating a months-long delay in completing the test and moving the system closer to fielding.

Daily News | June 10, 2022

A new report from the Government Accountability Office released Wednesday found the coronavirus pandemic created prolonged delays in manufacturing and testing a new helicopter engine that will one day power the Black Hawk, Apache and Future Attack Reconnaissance helicopters.

The Insider | June 10, 2022

A House panel wants the Army to provide a briefing to the House Armed Services Committee on the small arms industrial base because the service's current procurement strategy leaves its manufacturing capabilities at risk, according to a provision suggested for the annual defense policy bill.

The Insider | June 9, 2022

The Army should consider expanding the responsibilities of its chief information officer to more closely match the structure of the offices in the Air Force and Navy, a House panel suggested this week in its mark of the annual defense policy bill.

Daily News | June 8, 2022

The Army is seeking information from industry about its ability to integrate multiple anti-drone capabilities onto a Stryker or other ground vehicle platform.

The Insider | June 1, 2022

Germany will buy Chinook helicopters from Boeing to provide heavy-lift capabilities for its military, the nation's defense department announced Wednesday.

Daily News | May 31, 2022

The Army will continue to have an "enhanced posture" in Europe even after the current Russia-Ukraine conflict ends, service Secretary Christine Wormuth said Tuesday, but added the Defense Department will need to decide whether that force will be permanent or rotational.

The Insider | May 26, 2022

The Army has appointed a new director to lead its Assured Position, Navigation and Timing/Space Cross-Functional Team, the service announced, effective this week.

The Insider | May 25, 2022

The Army awarded Airbus a follow-on logistics support contract to provide spare parts, material and engineering support for the service's fleet of 482 Lokata utility and training helicopters, the company announced Monday.

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