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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The Insider | January 19, 2024

Gen. James Rainey, the commanding general of Army Futures Command, this week urged the service to take a more agile approach to developing capabilities and decrease the amount of time it takes to test some systems.

The Insider | January 16, 2024

Axnes, a company specializing in wireless intercommunication solutions, is partnering with the Army to equip 105 M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicles with its PNG Wireless Intercom System, the company announced today.

The Insider | January 11, 2024

As the Army continues to make progress on implementing its Unified Data Reference Architecture (UDRA) plan, the service will soon launch its innovation exchange lab to test and refine industry capabilities. (UPDATED)

The Insider | January 8, 2024

With a $65 million contract awarded to AeroVironment last month, the Army has fulfilled an order for loitering munition systems to support a service requirement for lethal unmanned systems.

Daily News | January 8, 2024

The Army today released a new "Space Vision Supporting Multidomain Operations" that emphasizes the need to "invest more in space capabilities and formations," and outlines a role for "Army space professionals."

Daily News | January 5, 2024

As the Army lays out a plan to downsize its Black Hawk helicopter fleet by 157 of the oldest aircraft, the service says it is with the end goal of balancing modernization and readiness.

The Insider | January 3, 2024

The Army last month awarded a firm fixed-price contract to Bombardier Defense for the High Accuracy Detection and Exploitation System (HADES), the service announced Wednesday.

The Insider | January 2, 2024

The Army will host an industry event later this month in Huntsville, AL as it seeks solutions for an initial capability that will meet the requirements of Short Range Launched Effects.

Daily News | December 27, 2023

The Army is asking industry for digital engineering solutions that will support its planned heavy version of the Maneuver Support Vessel, also known as MSV(H) in a request for information released at the end of November.

Daily News | December 26, 2023

The Army is taking steps to build out the infrastructure that will support Project Linchpin -- the service's first pipeline for artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The Insider | December 19, 2023

The Army intends to award RTX (formerly Raytheon Technologies) a contract for the Coyote counter-drone system and the Ku-Band Radio Frequency System, which will support a production requirement during the five-year period of fiscal year 2025 to FY-29, according to a sole-source notice posted yesterday.

Daily News | December 18, 2023

SAVANNAH, GA -- Army officials envision that unmanned aerial systems will eventually play a role in modernizing the network by extending its range.

Daily News | December 15, 2023

SAVANNAH, GA -- The Army's top leaders anticipate that by the end of 2025, the service will have consolidated all of its organizational networks into one.

Daily News | December 13, 2023

SAVANNAH, GA -- Fiscal year 2024 figures to be an eventful year for the Army's Unified Network Operations (UNO) plan, as it moves into the competitive prototyping phase and eventually toward a downselect.

The Insider | December 11, 2023

Army Special Operations Aviation Command has awarded Boeing a $271 million contract to produce six remanufactured MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters, the company announced today.

Daily News | December 11, 2023

Project Linchpin, the Army's new initiative to create a pipeline of artificial intelligence and machine learning, will support the service's Tactical Intelligence Targeting Access Node (TITAN) in its initial stages, a service official said last week.

The Insider | December 8, 2023

The Army today announced Early Operational Capability delivery of the Precision Strike Missile Increment 1, following successful production qualification testing last month at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

Daily News | December 7, 2023

Conferees reduced the Army's active-duty end strength from 452,000 to 445,000 in the conference version of the fiscal year 2024 defense authorization bill, according to a congressional aide.

The Insider | December 7, 2023

The Army has nominated three drone systems for the Pentagon’s new Replicator initiative, service acquisition chief Doug Bush said today.

Daily News | December 7, 2023

The conference version of the fiscal year 2024 defense authorization bill continues the trend of close congressional scrutiny on the Army's night vision procurement strategy.

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