Sebastian Sprenger

Sebastian Sprenger was the chief editor of Inside the Army until May 2016, where he primarily reported on land warfare and associated budgets, policies and technologies. A native of Siegen, Germany, he got is start in journalism at the now-defunct Westfälische Rundschau in Kreuztal. He studied at Universität Trier and elsewhere.

Archived Articles
Daily News | May 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin received a $332 million contract from the Army to manufacture Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rocket pods destined for sale to Israel, Finland, Jordan and Singapore, according to the Defense Department.

Daily News | May 24, 2016

Army officials are expected to hold an industry day in June to help finalize the requirements for an upcoming program to redesign the fleet of medium-sized cargo haulers.

Daily News | May 24, 2016

House lawmakers have passed fiscal year 2017 defense-policy legislation that calls on the Army and Air Force to start pilot programs for recruiting cyber-savvy professionals as commissioned officers.

Daily News | May 19, 2016

The Army plans to develop a mobile weapon system designed to destroy low-flying enemy drones and -- later -- people, rockets and bullets, according to a newly published solicitation for industry.

Daily News | May 17, 2016

Senate defense authorizers propose to cut funding for the Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical and the service's Distributed Common Ground System.

Daily News | May 16, 2016

House defense appropriators have recommended adding $384 million to the Army and its reserve components to strengthen cybersecurity programs, compared with spending in the current fiscal year.

Daily News | May 12, 2016

The Army has extended the response deadline for a research effort aimed at increasing the protection of helicopter pilots and their crews, according to a notice published online.

Daily News | May 11, 2016

Amid the cyber-related professions needed in the Army, a key service official projects specialists in defensive operations to be in great demand.

Daily News | May 10, 2016

An Army official overseeing the service's organic industrial base says there is sufficient capacity to recapitalize active-duty humvee ambulances in greater numbers, though the plan, proposed by lawmakers recently, is still hypothetical.

Daily News | May 10, 2016

A recent Army war game played through a scenario of light forces breaking through enemy defenses and subsequently waging protracted major combat while continuing to move, a warfighting model envisioned by Army futurists as a likely challenge in future conflicts.

The Insider | May 9, 2016

General Dynamics Land Systems is getting a $330 million contract to outfit Stryker infantry carriers with 30 mm cannons, the Defense Department has announced.

Daily News | May 9, 2016

The Army is synthesizing insights about Russian warfighting tactics into a new study that could change how the service develops new weapon systems, a senior service official said.

The Insider | May 9, 2016

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | May 3, 2016

The Government Accountability Office is expected to issue a ruling by May 26 about Palantir's concerns over the Army's plans to develop the service's next version of the Distributed Common Ground System.

Daily News | May 2, 2016

The House Armed Services Committee last week passed a defense policy bill calling on U.S. Northern Command to think about where next to deploy the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor after a mishap near Baltimore last year.

The Insider | May 2, 2016

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | April 27, 2016

The Army has put contractors on notice about plans to hire a contractor joint venture on a sole-source basis -- presumably the incumbent Lockheed Martin-Raytheon team -- to manufacture Javelin anti-tank missiles.

Daily News | April 26, 2016

Lawmakers have proposed $50 million to recapitalize ambulance variants of active-Army humvees, pushing the service to consider expanding the program in future years.

Daily News | April 25, 2016

The Army could be forced to halt further development of its intelligence software suite, the Distributed Common Ground System, if lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee get their way.

Daily News | April 21, 2016

Lawmakers have adopted legislation tasking the Army to envision fielding new missile types currently banned under a landmark disarmament treaty with Russia.

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