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 | April 10, 2015

The Army has connected IBM cloud computing services to its own systems powering the Logistics Support Activity to better manage the vast amount of transactions processed every day, the company announced.

The Insider | April 7, 2015

The Army intends to buy 10 new humvees from manufacturer AM General, according to a notice to industry.

Daily News | April 1, 2015

A new Pentagon study for the first time sizes up planned investments in the Army's Patriot program and warns that key performance improvements could be delayed by decades.

Daily News | March 24, 2015

The Army has announced a plan to solicit a new batch of proposals for ground-vehicles research from members of an industry consortium.

The Insider | March 18, 2015

House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) has appointed former Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale to the Commission on the Future of the United States Army, according to a statement issued this afternoon from Smith's office.

Daily News | March 11, 2015

The Army continues to dial back the employment of contractors, eying savings in the billions of dollars over the next few years, senior service leaders told Senate appropriators at a March 11 hearing.

Daily News | March 10, 2015

The Army has invited companies to learn about its plans for incorporating vehicle-based weapons into an overarching technology architecture for simulated combat.

Daily News | February 25, 2015

The Army will attempt to shield two vehicle programs from budget cuts that could be triggered in fiscal year 2016 unless Congress acts, according to service Secretary John McHugh.

Daily News | February 24, 2015

Army contracts awarded so far this year to General Dynamics Land Systems will ensure continued production of upgraded battle tanks during years in which the service said none are needed.

Daily News | February 10, 2015

Three defense contractors competing to build the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle for the Army and the Marine Corps have announced the submissions of their proposals to the government.

Daily News | February 3, 2015

Army officials have crafted a kind of hierarchy of programs that would be considered for cuts if the Obama administration's gamble on sequestration relief and the passage of military reforms by Congress doesn't pan out.

Daily News | February 2, 2015

The Army's plan to reduce the pace by which it sheds soldiers is driven by fears that too few forces would be able to respond to global crises and by hopes that savings can be found elsewhere during the next few years, officials said.

Daily News | February 2, 2015

The Army's $126.5 billion fiscal year 2016 base budget request sets modest expectations for near-term modernization spending, professing instead to focus on a new generation of capabilities for the next decade.

Daily News | January 28, 2015

The military service chiefs used a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday to lobby for the elimination of upcoming budget cuts, as some panel members pointed to continuing inefficiencies in Defense Department spending.

Daily News | January 23, 2015

The Army, Marine Corps and U.S. Special Operations Command are the newly designated sponsors of an effort to refashion how, and perhaps why, the U.S. military may fight future wars.

Daily News | January 13, 2015

The Army is slated to meet with contractors next month to discuss an ambitious plan to protect future ground vehicles against missile attacks.

Daily News | December 24, 2014

The Army will expand proficiency requirements for key military occupational specialties in an effort to codify lessons learned during recent wars, according to a senior official.

Daily News | December 19, 2014

The Defense Department says automatic consideration of future ground radar acquisitions by a high-level joint oversight panel is unnecessary, despite government auditors' suggestions that "potentially duplicative" systems were allowed to proliferate in the services.

Daily News | December 16, 2014

The Army will explore a light vehicle type that would work in close concert with infantry formations, while also changing key assumptions for a new heavy-vehicle program, a top official said.

Daily News | December 16, 2014

The Army is asking industry to help solve one of the "top challenges" in ground combat vehicles: cooling their engines.

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