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 | October 10, 2023

In one of his first formal addresses as the Army's chief of staff, Gen. Randy George today emphasized the importance of giving more authority to local leaders at individual military bases and installations.

Daily News | October 9, 2023

The Army's new chief of staff has outlined an effort to rid formations of excess, or unneeded, equipment, which will begin at two installations over the course of the next few months.

The Insider | October 9, 2023

The Army has conducted a test of the Ramjet 155 projectile, which contractors Boeing and Nammo say set a record for the longest indirect-fire test of a ramjet-powered artillery projectile with service officials watching, Boeing announced Monday.

Daily News | October 9, 2023

Leonardo DRS successfully demonstrated its On Board Vehicle Power system during an Army operational user assessment, the company announced Monday in advance of the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington.

Daily News | October 9, 2023

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky is looking ahead to the next series of tests its prototype for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft will undergo, namely flight testing sometime next year.

Daily News | October 4, 2023

The first two engines that will power the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft prototypes are scheduled to be delivered by the end of this month, the Army announced Wednesday.

Daily News | October 3, 2023

The Army is soliciting feedback from industry for the next variant of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System, which it is calling IVAS Next.

The Insider | September 29, 2023

The Army has awarded a $318 million firm, fixed-price sole-source contract to BAE Systems for military-code GPS cards that are embedded in position, navigation and timing (PNT) systems, the service announced today.

The Insider | September 28, 2023

The Army has awarded Palantir a $250 million firm, fixed-price contract to conduct research and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning, according to a Sept. 26 Pentagon contract announcement.

The Insider | September 27, 2023

Booz Allen Hamilton and Red Hat have been awarded a contract to work on Project Linchpin -- the Army's initiative to create a pipeline for artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The Insider | September 26, 2023

The Army has chosen Textron Systems and Griffon Aerospace to participate in the next phase of the Future Tactical UAS rapid prototyping program, the service announced Tuesday.

The Insider | September 21, 2023

The Senate confirmed Gen. Randy George as the Army's 41st chief of staff Thursday afternoon by a 96-1 vote.

Daily News | September 20, 2023

Acting Army Chief of Staff Gen. Randy George and Secretary Christine Wormuth say the Russian invasion of Ukraine is transforming the way the U.S. Army trains, particularly when it comes to unmanned systems.

Daily News | September 19, 2023

If fiscal year 2024 begins with a government shutdown, one of the biggest negative impacts to the Army would be on the contracting workforce, service acquisition chief Doug Bush told reporters Tuesday.

Daily News | September 14, 2023

The Army has given the OK for the Integrated Visual Augmentation System's 1.2 variant to transition to the next phase of development, following positive soldier feedback from a test last month.

Daily News | September 11, 2023

As the Army begins to develop a pipeline for artificial intelligence and machine learning, service officials have described what they view as an "agile" acquisition process that aims to take advantage of an already-interested private sector.

The Insider | September 7, 2023

Bell has chosen GE Aerospace to work on the development of digital systems for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft, Bell announced today.

The Insider | September 6, 2023

Army Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo said Wednesday that the service's ability to procure quantities for programs with requested multiyear authorities set to begin in fiscal year 2024, such as the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement, would be impacted by a stopgap continuing resolution lawmakers are preparing to consider.

The Insider | September 1, 2023

The Army has awarded BAE Systems a $797 million contract for full-rate production of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, the company announced Friday.

The Insider | August 31, 2023

The Army has awarded RTX, formerly Raytheon Technologies, a $276.5 million contract modification for the procurement of Excalibur 155mm projectiles.

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