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 | March 29, 2022

The Army is requesting less money for its top Future Vertical Lift priority in its fiscal year 2023 request than it asked for in FY-22, according to an army official.  (UPDATED)

Daily News | March 28, 2022

Aircraft procurement would decline to $2.8 billion, from $3.3 billion under the Army's FY-23 budget request, according to service officials and Pentagon budget documents.

Daily News | March 25, 2022

The Army's acquisition executive on Friday said some of the issues with the service's augmented reality headset were not "completely surprising," given that the development of the system was carried out through an accelerated process favored by Congress and industry.

The Insider | March 23, 2022

The Army engine intended to power current and future aircraft crossed a key milestone Tuesday when it ignited fuel to produce power for the first time, the Army announced Wednesday.

The Insider | March 22, 2022

Lockheed Martin plans to demonstrate its 5G capabilities at Project Convergence 22 this fall using an unmanned aerial vehicle, a company official told reporters Tuesday. 

Daily News | March 18, 2022

Army aviation programs, including legacy programs and Future Vertical Lift priorities, appear to be among the winners from the defense spending increase above what President Biden requested in the fiscal year 2022 omnibus spending law.

Daily News | March 17, 2022

FORT WORTH, TX -- While Bell waits for a decision on the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and works toward flying its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft next year, the company has sought to impress Army officials with its improved manufacturing abilities that company executives say would enable it to produce both aircraft concurrently.

Daily News | March 10, 2022

Congress provided additional funding for testing and development of the Army's Integrated Visual Augmentation System in its fiscal year 2022 spending bill but will continue to withhold a large portion of procurement funds until the Army completes operational testing on the program.

Daily News | March 9, 2022

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth on Wednesday said she anticipates modernization programs will have continuity in funding at least through fiscal year 2023 and they currently benefit from higher overall defense spending.

The Insider | March 2, 2022

The Army later this month will host its next Project Convergence 22 roundtable for industry partners, the service announced on Wednesday.

Daily News | March 1, 2022

The Army's efforts to combat climate change and mitigate its effects will improve its ability to fight and win the nation's wars, an Army official said Tuesday.

The Insider | February 23, 2022

The Army’s chief data officer said on Wednesday that the service needs to prioritize simplicity and flexibility as it continues to improve its data capabilities.

Daily News | February 18, 2022

The Army this week announced it was conducting market research for a growing network modernization program intended to create a reliable, integrated network for Multi-Domain Operations. 

Daily News | February 16, 2022

The Army at Project Convergence 22 will scale up and make more complex the technological capacities it tested at Project Convergence 21 while incorporating coalition nation partners, Futures Command officials said Wednesday.

Daily News | February 15, 2022

Project Convergence 21 uncovered several ways for the Army to more quickly provide positioning, navigation and timing data to soldiers, an Army Futures Command director said Tuesday.

The Insider | February 14, 2022

The Army will partner with the United Kingdom to promote interoperability between the two nations' Future Vertical Lift efforts, the countries announced Monday.

Daily News | February 14, 2022

The Army is taking a significant step forward in forming a program of record to modernize and distribute its unmanned aircraft systems.

The Insider | February 10, 2022

FT. STEWART, GA -- Army network modernization leaders said this week they are moving forward this year with a series of innovations that are designed to modernize communication and network capabilities across the Army.

The Insider | February 10, 2022

Honeywell will provide the engine for Boeing and Sikorsky's joint effort to replace the Black Hawk helicopter, the companies announced Thursday.

Daily News | February 10, 2022

FT. STEWART, GA -- Army network modernization leaders on Tuesday indicated they would prioritize command distribution and simplicity of solutions as they select technologies for armored formations as part of Capability Set 25.

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