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.

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Daily News | January 26, 2016

Eric Fanning, nominated to be Army secretary, was urged by senators last week to tackle pressing challenges facing the Army even though President Obama's term in office is nearing its end.

Daily News | January 26, 2016

The Army has published a request for information about guns that could be mounted on the service's Future Vertical Lift choppers.

Daily News | January 25, 2016

Officials of the Army's 16th Sustainment Brigade have been busy traveling across Eastern Europe to prepare for the hypothetical scenario of a war with Russia.

Daily News | January 19, 2016

The Army has given General Dynamics $31 million to integrate 30 mm cannons on a select number of Stryker vehicles, according to a Pentagon statement.

Daily News | January 19, 2016

A key Army aviation official is scheduled to brief the powerful Joint Requirements Oversight Council about the service's next-generation helicopter program on March 1.

Daily News | January 19, 2016

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley met with senior advisers last week to discuss how the Army's newest Operating Concept, released in late 2014, will make its way into doctrine for soldiers to follow in everyday operations.

The Insider | January 15, 2016

Just days after Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee complained that Eric Fanning should no longer be the acting Army secretary, prompting the Pentagon to temporarily remove him from the post, the panel has scheduled to get him a confirmation hearing after all.

The Insider | January 11, 2016

The Pentagon announced Monday that acting Army Secretary Eric Fanning, who was nominated by President Obama in September, will leave his acting role to the recently confirmed service under secretary, former congressman Patrick Murphy.

The Insider | January 11, 2016

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

Daily News | January 11, 2016

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley has tasked his staff to craft a review of acquisition policies that is expected to consider the recommendations of a landmark 2011 study of the same subject, according to service officials.

Daily News | January 11, 2016

A sub-panel of the National Commission on the Future of the Army says Congress should pass legislation that would make it easier for soldiers of various service components to serve in units together.

Daily News | January 5, 2016

Lockheed Martin announced this week a $528 million contract award by the Missile Defense Agency for the production of interceptors for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense antimissile system.

Daily News | January 5, 2016

The Army enters the new year with a series of key investment decisions looming about the way ahead for replacing parts of the aging Patriot system or maintaining the technology at an acceptable level.

Daily News | January 4, 2016

The Army is seeking new technologies that could help drivers of a planned next generation of infantry fighting vehicles visualize their immediate surroundings.

The Insider | January 4, 2016

Some top stories from the final 2015 issue of Inside the Army.

Daily News | December 23, 2015

The Missile Defense Agency has no plans through 2021 to buy long-range surveillance radars from anyone other than Raytheon, locking in a 30-year relationship with the vendor on a sole-source basis, according to a newly released document.

The Insider | December 21, 2015

Here's a list of must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | December 21, 2015

The Army's chief of staff said many of the technologies wrapped up in the Defense Department's "third offset strategy" are still unrealistic for widespread application today, emphasizing that the ground service would retain the final say about what new concepts are worth adopting.

Daily News | December 15, 2015

Lockheed Martin is taking its complaint about losing the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle production contract to the next level, abandoning the avenue of the Government Accountability Office and seeking instead a decision from the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Daily News | December 14, 2015

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley has raised the possibility of splitting up the service's reserve components into some formations that are maintained at a higher state of combat readiness than others.

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