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 | March 13, 2023

The Army’s fiscal year 2024 budget request includes increases for the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 and Precision Strike Missile, among its major weapon systems, according to documents from the Defense Department.

The Insider | March 9, 2023

The Army intends to award a follow-on production contract for the Stryker Double-V Hull A1 starting in fiscal year 2026, according to a service request for information posted Thursday.

Daily News | March 8, 2023

A new marketing campaign rolled out this week aimed at helping the Army solve its recent recruiting problems could mean there will be additional emphasis in that area of the budget for the next few years, Army Secretary Christine Wormuth said Wednesday.

The Insider | March 7, 2023

The Army's Third Multi-Domain Task Force will be at full operating capacity by May, Gen. Charles Flynn, commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, said Monday.

Daily News | March 7, 2023

Doug Bush, the Army's top acquisition official, said Friday that the service is working on securing multiyear procurement contracts for munitions capabilities for fiscal year 2023 and will request additional multiyear procurement authorities for FY-24.

Daily News | March 6, 2023

Oshkosh will protest the Army's award of a follow-on production contract to AM General for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle that is potentially worth more than $8 billion over a decade.

The Insider | March 6, 2023

For the first time, the annual aviation missile summit hosted by the Army's Project Management Office for Aircraft Survivability Equipment will be open to the private sector.

The Insider | February 28, 2023

The Army has agreed to a set of recommendations laid out in a new Defense Department inspector general report which found that the maintenance processes needed to better track the mission capability rates of prepositioned stocks in Europe and that there must be better coordination between units deploying the equipment.

Daily News | February 27, 2023

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth said Monday that the service could award more contracts for the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System next year, as the United States continues to ramp up its munitions production in the effort to aid Ukraine against the Russian invasion.

Daily News | February 23, 2023

The Army is in "OK shape" when it comes to its unmanned aircraft, but could improve on taking a more joint approach with other military branches, the service's top acquisition official said Thursday.

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.

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