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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Daily News | February 23, 2023

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth on Thursday told reporters that the delivery of M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine will not be as short as "a matter of weeks."

Daily News | February 22, 2023

In the wake of losing a recent potential $8 billion Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract, Oshkosh is "not interested in being a low-margin, commodity-type supplier," company President and CEO John Pfeifer said Wednesday.

Daily News | February 16, 2023

The Army's inaugural Arcane Thunder exercise scheduled for this summer in Germany, Poland and Romania will integrate elements of intelligence, information, cyberspace and electronic warfare.

The Insider | February 16, 2023

The Army plans to award $993.8 million in firm fixed-price contract orders for the production of 155 mm rounds, according to a contract notice posted Wednesday.

The Insider | February 14, 2023

As Ukraine's war with Russia enters its second year, it will be key for the United States and other NATO members to waste no time in getting key supplies and ammunition to the Ukrainians, retired Army Gen. David Petraeus said Tuesday.

The Insider | February 14, 2023

After announcing at the end of last month that Northrop Grumman and Global Military Products would compete for $522.3 million worth of orders to produce 155 mm artillery munitions, the Army said Tuesday that both companies would be awarded contracts to aid Ukraine in its war with Russia.

The Insider | February 10, 2023

The Army intends to procure a Joint Fires Expeditionary Classroom system for the Philippines and provide new equipment training, according to a government notice posted Thursday.

Daily News | February 9, 2023

The Army has awarded a follow-on production contract to AM General for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle worth more than $8 billion, the service announced on Thursday. The incumbent manufacturer of the JLTV, Oshkosh Defense, says it is pursuing a debriefing from the government in the very near future.

Daily News | February 9, 2023

Sikorsky filed a new "supplemental" protest earlier this week for the Future Long Range-Assault Aircraft award.

Daily News | February 8, 2023

The head of Army Futures Command says nearly one year into Ukraine’s war with Russia, he thinks there is a need for the Army to increase lethality, but modernize by making lighter materials.

Daily News | February 8, 2023

With about a month to go before President Biden submits his fiscal year 2024 budget proposal, some lawmakers are emphasizing modernization, investment in the Indo-Pacific region and the need to bulk up on industrial capacity.

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.

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