Maximilian Kwiatkowski

Maximilian Kwiatkowski was an associate editor of Inside the Army until February 2019. Prior to covering defense, he was an intern reporter in Springfield, IL, covering state politics for the State Journal-Register. Other publications he's worked at include the Madison Press in central Ohio and Crain's Chicago Business. Maximilian is finishing a master's degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois Springfield and has two bachelor's degrees from Loyola University Chicago. He was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs.

Archived Articles
The Insider | November 6, 2018

Army and industry representatives will meet again to discuss a virtual cyber warfare training simulator that will work like a firing range for the all of the Defense Department's keyboard warriors.

Daily News | October 31, 2018

Requirements for the Army's Synthetic Training Environment should be completed over the next two months with the program reaching initial operational capability in 2021, according to a spokesman for the STE cross-functional team.

Daily News | October 30, 2018

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working closely with the Army on a program to partially automate aircraft and has planned a demonstration in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter next year, according to the project's program manager.

Daily News | October 26, 2018

The Army's newest electronic warfare systems will include cyber capabilities as they are developed over the next couple of years, according to the EW and cyber project manager.

Daily News | October 25, 2018

Army programs key to Defense Secretary James Mattis' Close Combat Lethality Task Force will receive more money after Congress' approval of most of the Defense Department's omnibus reprogramming request.

The Insider | October 24, 2018

The Army's UH-60V Black Hawk prototype will receive the requested additional funding, dashing the service's fears of fielding delays due to a lack of money.

The Insider | October 23, 2018

The Army will host an industry event next month to discuss the service's Next Generation Squad Weapons program.

Daily News | October 18, 2018

The Army is speeding up the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program thanks to lessons learned from the success of its Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator effort, according to the director of the Future Vertical Lift cross-functional team.

Daily News | October 17, 2018

The Army's future Next Generation Squad Weapon-Rifle and NGSW-Automatic Rifle will only be fielded to about 100,000 troops, according to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley.

The Insider | October 16, 2018

The Army is requesting technologies and concepts designed to improve infantry combat capabilities the service can test as part of the 2020 Expeditionary Warrior Experiments effort.

Daily News | October 11, 2018

To combat peer adversaries like Russia, China and other future threats, Army Cyber Command is focused on getting capabilities of electronic warfare and information operations to the tactical level, according to a panel of Army cyber officers.

The Insider | October 5, 2018

The Army this week issued a formal solicitation for Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft design concepts, following senior service leader approval.

The Insider | October 1, 2018

Boeing is expected to deliver four to six AH-64E Apache helicopters per month to the Army, following an interruption caused by a flaw in a key part to the helicopter's rotor blades.

Daily News | September 28, 2018

Despite reaching full operational capability last year, the Army's Cyber Mission Force lacks some training from the National Security Agency, but the service's top cyber official says the gap is not as problematic as it may seem.

Daily News | September 28, 2018

The Army's 2018 Cyber Blitz experiment is helping commanders figure out how to use the digital domain in the heat of battle as well as update Army doctrine, this time using a live enemy cyber force, a first for the program.

Daily News | September 21, 2018

Congress has approved the Pentagon's request to shift $648 million to swiftly develop a key soldier system deemed a priority of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' Close Combat Lethality Task Force.

The Insider | September 19, 2018

Appropriators have added money for the Army National Guard to receive new Apache and Black Hawk helicopters, easing the strain on battalions that have been struggling to train with the available quantities.

The Insider | September 17, 2018

The award date for the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program V was delayed until mid-April to give the Army extra time to review proposals, a contracting spokesman told Inside Defense.

Daily News | September 14, 2018

House and Senate conference negotiators have approved $256 million in the fiscal year 2019 defense spending bill for the Army's Joint Air-to-Ground Missile program -- $20 million less than the service requested.

Daily News | September 10, 2018

Getting commanders to recognize the utility of cyber, space and other assets is one of the most important parts of moving toward multidomain operations, according to Army officials.

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