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 | February 7, 2023

The Army successfully tested the Israeli Spike non-line-of-sight (NLOS) missile system by firing two rounds from the Apache Echo Model V6 -- the most recent upgrade to the Apache helicopter, Lockheed Martin announced last week.

The Insider | February 6, 2023

The Army has awarded Oshkosh Defense an $84.9 million contract for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles Family of Vehicles, the service announced last week.

Daily News | February 3, 2023

As the defense industry continues to face supply chain challenges, Army officials say the service is "continuing to assess" the delivery date for the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) engines that will power the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft. 

Daily News | January 31, 2023

Oshkosh reported sales growth in the fourth quarter of 2022 compared to the previous year, but profits for the year were lower due to continuing supply chain issues, company executives said during an earnings call Tuesday.

Daily News | January 30, 2023

The Army is drafting an updated requirement for an unmanned Long Range Reconnaissance system and could field developmental test systems of the aircraft in two years, according to a new request for information.

The Insider | January 30, 2023

Australia will purchase 40 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters as a result of a $656.8 million contract modification awarded to Sikorsky.

Daily News | January 27, 2023

The Army has awarded prototype contracts totaling more than $24 million to four bidders for the multibillion-dollar Common Tactical Truck program, the service announced Friday.

Daily News | January 27, 2023

A preliminary design review for the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System's Enhanced Alternative Warhead (EAW) is scheduled for fiscal year 2023, and operational testing for the full system is to take place in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, according to Army officials.

The Insider | January 27, 2023

The Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation conducted a test this week at Ft. Irwin, CA that simulated various direct-fire scenarios involving small arms, officials said during a media briefing Thursday.

Daily News | January 25, 2023

As part of the Army's efforts to ramp up production of weapons and equipment in Ukraine, the service will utilize contracts that last multiple years, approval for which came in this year's defense authorization legislation, according to the Army's top acquisition official.

Daily News | January 25, 2023

In spite of a recent bid protest, Textron executives said during a fourth-quarter earnings call Wednesday that they believe the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft contract award will be a “terrific boon for the business” over the next few years.

The Insider | January 23, 2023

The Army plans to replenish the 50 Bradley Fighting Vehicles it is sending to Ukraine starting in fiscal year 2025 with the newest version of the vehicle, according to a service official.

Daily News | January 20, 2023

In an annual testing report released Friday, the Defense Department’s chief weapon tester is calling on the Army to fix deficiencies with the Integrated Visual Augmentation System that were discovered during demonstrations last year.

Daily News | January 18, 2023

The Army is in the process of evolving its Army Vantage data platform so soldiers and leaders can make “data driven decisions” in real time, according to service officials.

Daily News | January 18, 2023

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said Wednesday that the service should resist purchasing "new, old stuff" when replenishing supplies and weapons that have been sent to Ukraine.

The Insider | January 17, 2023

The Army has awarded Oshkosh Defense a $141 million contract for A2 medium tactical trucks and medium tactical trailers, according to a Defense Department notice.

The Insider | January 13, 2023

The Army plans to invest billions of dollars in cybersecurity and network modernization as part of the service's effort to achieve its technological advancement goals.

Daily News | January 6, 2023

Connecticut's congressional delegation is throwing its support behind Sikorsky and Boeing's protest of the Future Long Range-Assault Aircraft contract, awarded to Textron's Bell last month.

Daily News | January 6, 2023

The Army is planning for the possibility of up to 120 additional UH-60M helicopters to be produced between 2028 and 2033, according to a follow-on production sources-sought notice posted on Friday.

The Insider | January 5, 2023

The Army plans to hold an industry day as early as next month to hear feedback on future contracting for the Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle, following a request for information the service put out last month.

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