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 | August 17, 2023

The latest variant of the Army's Integrated Visual Augmentation System is set to undergo a user assessment this month, which is the beginning of a series of assessments for the night vision system.

The Insider | August 16, 2023

Young Bang, the Army's principal deputy secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, said Tuesday that the service's digital transformation strategy must incorporate low signature, particularly when it comes to a potential conflict with China.

Daily News | August 11, 2023

The Army will hold industry days next month to discuss the potential fielding of the service's new-start Low Altitude Stalking and Strike Ordnance (LASSO) program.

The Insider | August 10, 2023

A request for white papers from the Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office (JCO) asks industry for solutions to detect, track, identify and defeat sUAS swarm threats.

Daily News | August 9, 2023

The Army has delivered three out of four prototype platoon sets for the Directed Energy Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense system, with the fourth set to be delivered in the next month, a service official said Wednesday.

Daily News | August 8, 2023

The Army's new contested logistics cross-functional team will focus roughly on areas such as data-based logistics, autonomous technology and fuel efficiency, an Army Futures Command official said Tuesday.

The Insider | August 7, 2023

The Army awarded the first of four multiyear contracts this month that will support artillery production as the war in Ukraine continues, service acquisition chief Doug Bush said on Monday.

The Insider | August 7, 2023

Doug Bush, the Army's top acquisition official, told reporters Monday morning that the last of the 31 M1 Abrams tanks the United States has committed to Ukraine have been produced.

The Insider | August 4, 2023

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reiterated concerns about the blanket hold on more than 300 military nominees in the Senate Friday, during a sendoff for outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville.

The Insider | August 3, 2023

The Army is holding an industry day this month for participants interested in the service's Project Convergence exercise, according to a notice posted Thursday.

The Insider | August 2, 2023

BAE Systems President and CEO Tom Arseneault says after a positive first half of 2023 in the combat vehicles area, the company expects part of the business to remain profitable.

Daily News | August 1, 2023

The Army has decided to transition the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program into full-rate production, according to service acquisition chief Doug Bush -- a major milestone for the program that will eventually replace the M113 armored personnel carrier.

Daily News | July 28, 2023

The Senate Appropriations Committee's fiscal year 2024 defense spending bill asks the Army to take a cautious, deliberate approach in fielding the latest variant of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System.

Daily News | July 27, 2023

The Senate Appropriations Committee has included a number of provisions in its fiscal year 2024 defense spending bill that address the needs of the Army's industrial base capacity, particularly as the United States continues to send aid to Ukraine in its war with Russia.

Daily News | July 27, 2023

The Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems office wants to beef up the joint force's capabilities in the area of drone swarm attacks by issuing a request for information to vendors this month for drone targets.

The Insider | July 26, 2023

The Army has issued a sources-sought notice for the procurement of a tabletop Advanced Gunnery Training System platoon set used for training Ukrainian troops on the M1A1 Abrams tanks, as well as associated equipment, new equipment training and spare parts.

Daily News | July 25, 2023

The Army plans to begin its initial fielding of the Reconfigurable Virtual Collective Trainer (RVCT) in fiscal year 2024 at three bases and is also aiming to soon expand the requirements for the system to include both legacy and new air and ground systems, officials told reporters Monday.

The Insider | July 25, 2023

The Army is asking for technical information to inform the medical evacuation risk-reduction capabilities for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft, according to a request for information posted Tuesday.

The Insider | July 21, 2023

U.S. European Command has issued a request for proposals to procure air and missile defense equipment for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in an effort to strengthen partnerships with NATO allies.

The Insider | July 21, 2023

The Army has awarded Lockheed Martin Aculight Corp. an other transaction authority agreement worth as much as $220 million to develop, integrate, manufacture and test the Indirect Fire Protection Capability high-energy laser prototype weapon systems, according to a July 19 contract notice from the Pentagon.

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