Nickolai Sukharev

Nickolai Sukharev covers the Army for Inside Defense. Before joining the publication, he completed a graduate journalism degree at Georgetown University. He previously wrote for the Montgomery County Sentinel and earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland.

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The Insider | April 17, 2024

Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) is questioning whether a flood of commercial Chinese electric vehicles into the U.S. may pose a national security risk.

Daily News | April 11, 2024

The Army plans to award a four-year multiyear procurement contract in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year to buy 18,000 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System missiles estimated to save $67.6 million, according to a service spokesperson.

Daily News | April 10, 2024

After hosting an industry day to evaluate existing capabilities, the Army plans to hold a competitive evaluation for a new self-propelled 155mm howitzer in fiscal year 2025.

The Insider | April 9, 2024

The Army will host a planning briefing later this month at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland to discuss contracting opportunities on future capabilities, according to a public notice.

Daily News | April 9, 2024

The Army is inviting industry manufacturers to demonstrate the capabilities of existing 155mm howitzer systems, pivoting in its acquisition approach after the cancellation of the Extended Range Cannon Artillery program.

The Insider | April 3, 2024

The Defense Innovation Unit announced yesterday it has selected Anduril Industries, Overland AI and Palantir Technologies and added them to five companies previously selected to develop autonomous systems for the service's Robotic Combat Vehicle. (UPDATED)

Daily News | April 2, 2024

The Army wants to cut $873 million from its Abrams program over the next five fiscal years, pulling the money and 45 tanks from its new spending plan, according to the first public accounting of a decision last fall to scrape a planned modernization project in favor of a new engineering upgrade.

Daily News | March 22, 2024

The Army would receive approximately $3.72 billion to fund ground vehicle programs in fiscal year 2024, $431 million more than what the service originally requested, according to congressional appropriation documents released Thursday.

Daily News | March 20, 2024

The Army will seek $64 million in fiscal year 2025 to prototype communications, sensing and logistics capabilities under an accelerated Defense Department program, according to service budget documents released last week.

Daily News | March 18, 2024

The Army's newest combat vehicle will be fielded with two airborne units and a mountain unit beginning in 2025, a service official said today.

Daily News | March 13, 2024

The Army plans to fund a new effort to develop a cannon using a hypervelocity projectile designed to counter, in part, cruise missiles and drones, according to fiscal year 2025 budget documents released Monday.

Daily News | March 11, 2024

The Army will hold an industry day on April 3 for a new self-propelled howitzer after ending development of the Extended Range Cannon Artillery system, Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo announced Monday afternoon as the service unveiled its fiscal year 2025 budget request.

Daily News | March 7, 2024

The Army is willing to buy "non-standard equipment" and let units experiment with new technologies, according to a senior Army official.

The Insider | March 6, 2024

The Army received its first prototype of an Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle featuring a turret armed with a 120mm mortar, BAE Systems announced Wednesday.

The Insider | March 6, 2024

The United Arab Emirates Armed Forces conducted off-road tests to determine if the Infantry Squad Vehicle meets their technical and tactical needs, GM Defense announced Wednesday.

The Insider | February 29, 2024

The Army is asking industry to provide information on a network that would combine existing video sensors into a common system to support "persistent surveillance," according to a public notice.

The Insider | February 29, 2024

Anduril Industries and Hanwha Defense will partner for the second increment of the Army's unmanned Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport vehicle (S-MET), according to a company press release.

Daily News | February 27, 2024

Exercises show that the Army's arctic units are a "credible deterrent" and ready for large-scale conflicts in winter conditions, according to the unit's commanding general.

The Insider | February 22, 2024

The Army is asking industry for feedback to develop a hybrid-electric version of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, according to a public notice.

Daily News | February 21, 2024

The Defense Department did not develop or implement a plan to sustain the combat vehicles and air defense systems provided to Ukraine as military aid beyond 2024, according to the Pentagon's inspector general.

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