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 | 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.

The Insider | January 4, 2023

The Army will host an industry day later this month to discuss future requirements for providing aerial target supplies and hardware for joint counter small unmanned aerial systems at Ft. Sill in Oklahoma, the service announced in a Jan. 3 notice.

The Insider | January 3, 2023

The Army has awarded Boeing a $497 million contract to produce 14 CH-47F Block I Chinook helicopters, 12 of which will be for the Egyptian Air Force.

Daily News | December 28, 2022

Sikorsky and Boeing announced today they have filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office against the Army's decision to award the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft contract to Bell.

Daily News | December 28, 2022

In order to address a series of recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office on predictive maintenance listed in a report earlier this month, Army officials say the service must improve its quality of data on the condition of systems.

The Insider | December 21, 2022

The Army has awarded a $95.8 million contract to Lockheed Martin for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight, a night-vision system used by Apache helicopter pilots.

Daily News | December 20, 2022

The $1.7 trillion omnibus appropriations bill unveiled by Congress Tuesday would boost funding for some of the Army's major ground vehicle and helicopter programs.

The Insider | December 16, 2022

The Army has placed a $543 million order to Oshkosh Defense for the fielding of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, the company has announced. The contract includes JLTVs for the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.

The Insider | December 15, 2022

The Army has awarded an $84 million contract to Raytheon Missiles and Defense for more than 1,000 Excalibur 1B precision munitions to replenish U.S. stocks that have been transferred to Ukraine, the service announced Thursday.

Daily News | December 14, 2022

The losing bidders of the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft contract have asked for feedback from the Army, and while it remains uncertain whether they will protest the service's decision, the debrief process could last several weeks with the holidays approaching.

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