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.

Archived Articles
Daily News | December 2, 2022

The Army awarded a $430.9 million contract on Thursday to Lockheed Martin for the production of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, with the goal of replenishing Defense Department stocks and supporting allies and partners, the service announced.

Daily News | December 1, 2022

The Army awarded a contract to Raytheon Missiles & Defense for up to $1.2 billion to provide missile defense system batteries, training and support for Ukraine's military and security, the service announced Wednesday.

The Insider | November 30, 2022

The Army is asking industry to submit prototype proposals for the newest version of its Joint Effects Targeting System by early February.

The Insider | November 29, 2022

The Army has awarded Sikorsky a $98.9 million contract for seven Black Hawk helicopters as a result of funding Congress has added to the service's budget, according to the company.​

Daily News | November 29, 2022

With a price tag of more than $50 billion to renovate, modernize and eliminate a maintenance backlog for thousands of Army buildings, the costs will be highest for buildings in administration, supply and operation and training, a recent report by the Congressional Budget Office found.

Daily News | November 22, 2022

The Army's newest fleet of Black Hawk helicopters will be getting upgrades to its avionics architecture and flight controls as part of a contract awarded to KBR and Northrop Grumman.

Daily News | November 16, 2022

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said Wednesday that long-range precision fires will be the service’s "No. 1 priority" when it comes to modernization.

Daily News | November 15, 2022

After a top Army official called the service "the backbone of the joint force in the Indo-Pacific" earlier this year, the Army is asking industry to close two capability gaps in the region: an extended-range sensor and a distributed command post.

Daily News | November 4, 2022

The Army is partnering with Lockheed Martin in equipping some of the service's Q-53 radars with counter unmanned aerial system capabilities. The company announced late last month that it had conducted a test of the system in Yuma, AZ.

Daily News | November 3, 2022

Following a series of tests in Yuma, AZ, last month of a pilotless Black Hawk helicopter using Sikorsky’s autonomy software, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency says it likely will not be conducting further tests before it transitions the program to the Army.

Daily News | October 28, 2022

Despite what has been a months-long delay for the Army in announcing the winning bidder for its Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft, the CEO of the parent company of one of the two finalists says that company can "live within its guidance."

The Insider | October 27, 2022

The Army is shifting $16 million toward Long Range Precision Fires Technology that had been set aside for a now-canceled air and missile defense project.

Daily News | October 25, 2022

By awarding more money to small businesses and speeding up the timeframe in which they are awarded contracts, the Army hopes to remove barriers to the private sector in the acquisition process.

Daily News | October 14, 2022

The Army has agreed to revise its governing documents that concern the procurement and production of ammunition, following an audit by the Government Accountability Office that found the guidance was out of date by 18 years.

Daily News | October 14, 2022

One of the Army's main climate advisers said on Thursday that the service aims to ensure that by 2040, electricity generation on installations is carbon free, and the installations are equipped with battery storage and microgrids.

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