Dan Schere

Dan Schere is an Inside Defense Army reporter. Before joining Inside Defense he was a reporter for Bethesda Beat where he covered crime, the court system and dining in Montgomery County, MD. He is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.

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The Insider | September 29, 2023

The Army has awarded a $318 million firm, fixed-price sole-source contract to BAE Systems for military-code GPS cards that are embedded in position, navigation and timing (PNT) systems, the service announced today.

The Insider | September 28, 2023

The Army has awarded Palantir a $250 million firm, fixed-price contract to conduct research and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning, according to a Sept. 26 Pentagon contract announcement.

The Insider | September 27, 2023

Booz Allen Hamilton and Red Hat have been awarded a contract to work on Project Linchpin -- the Army's initiative to create a pipeline for artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The Insider | September 26, 2023

The Army has chosen Textron Systems and Griffon Aerospace to participate in the next phase of the Future Tactical UAS rapid prototyping program, the service announced Tuesday.

The Insider | September 21, 2023

The Senate confirmed Gen. Randy George as the Army's 41st chief of staff Thursday afternoon by a 96-1 vote.

Daily News | September 20, 2023

Acting Army Chief of Staff Gen. Randy George and Secretary Christine Wormuth say the Russian invasion of Ukraine is transforming the way the U.S. Army trains, particularly when it comes to unmanned systems.

Daily News | September 19, 2023

If fiscal year 2024 begins with a government shutdown, one of the biggest negative impacts to the Army would be on the contracting workforce, service acquisition chief Doug Bush told reporters Tuesday.

Daily News | September 14, 2023

The Army has given the OK for the Integrated Visual Augmentation System's 1.2 variant to transition to the next phase of development, following positive soldier feedback from a test last month.

Daily News | September 11, 2023

As the Army begins to develop a pipeline for artificial intelligence and machine learning, service officials have described what they view as an "agile" acquisition process that aims to take advantage of an already-interested private sector.

The Insider | September 7, 2023

Bell has chosen GE Aerospace to work on the development of digital systems for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft, Bell announced today.

The Insider | September 6, 2023

Army Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo said Wednesday that the service's ability to procure quantities for programs with requested multiyear authorities set to begin in fiscal year 2024, such as the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement, would be impacted by a stopgap continuing resolution lawmakers are preparing to consider.

The Insider | September 1, 2023

The Army has awarded BAE Systems a $797 million contract for full-rate production of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, the company announced Friday.

The Insider | August 31, 2023

The Army has awarded RTX, formerly Raytheon Technologies, a $276.5 million contract modification for the procurement of Excalibur 155mm projectiles.

The Insider | August 30, 2023

Army Deputy Chief Information Officer Maj. Gen. Jan Norris said Tuesday that one of the largest obstacles to implementing the service's Zero Trust strategy will be keeping up with technology that is constantly evolving.

Daily News | August 24, 2023

Robots must play a key role in warfare, particularly when it comes to sustainment and creating a “demand reduction” for soldiers, an official with Army Futures Command said Wednesday.

Daily News | August 23, 2023

In an attempt to increase efficiency in the software acquisition process, the Army said it plans to conduct materiel release pilots on select “software-intensive programs."

The Insider | August 22, 2023

The Army has awarded Airbus a $27.8 million contract for upgrades to the National Guard’s mission equipment package for the security and support battalion.

The Insider | August 17, 2023

Acting Army Chief of Staff Gen. Randy George, who awaits Senate confirmation for the permanent position, says warfighting, combat readiness, transformation and discipline are his key priorities.

Daily News | August 17, 2023

The latest variant of the Army's Integrated Visual Augmentation System is set to undergo a user assessment this month, which is the beginning of a series of assessments for the night vision system.

The Insider | August 16, 2023

Young Bang, the Army's principal deputy secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, said Tuesday that the service's digital transformation strategy must incorporate low signature, particularly when it comes to a potential conflict with China.

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