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 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.

Daily News | December 9, 2022

Congress' new compromise defense authorization bill spells out a process by which the Army is to take an inventory of its Patriot air and missile defense systems.

Daily News | December 7, 2022

The compromise version of the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill provides for an additional $197 million for Chinook helicopter procurement, and an additional $57 million for Black Hawk helicopter procurement compared to the Army’s original budget request.

Daily News | December 7, 2022

The Army and the Defense Innovation Unit have awarded a two-year, $49 million contract to Kodiak Robotics and Applied Intuition to prototype software for the service's Robotic Combat Vehicle program, the departments announced on Tuesday.

The Insider | December 6, 2022

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency on Tuesday announced the State Department had approved a potential $1.5 billion sale of CH-47F Chinook helicopters and equipment to South Korea, with the goal of strengthening the country's security.

Daily News | December 5, 2022

Bell has won a contract to produce the Army's new assault helicopter, the service announced Monday, bringing an end to a closely watched competition for one of the service's top modernization priorities.

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.

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