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 | March 23, 2023

The Army is using other transaction authorities, as well as a competition under the Defense Department's Small Business Innovation Research program to help increase the number of small business contractors, a service official told the Senate Armed Services readiness subcommittee Wednesday.

Daily News | March 21, 2023

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said Tuesday that despite the multiyear delays with the service's Integrated Visual Augmentation System, he remains confident in the ability of the 1.2 variant to be transformative on the battlefield.

The Insider | March 20, 2023

Boeing has been awarded a $1.9 billion modification to produce 184 AH-64E Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army, Australia and other international customers, the Defense Department announced in a March 17 notice.

Daily News | March 17, 2023

There is general agreement that the Army has less buying power in its fiscal year 2024 budget request compared with the FY-23 enacted budget. But analysts believe inflation will be higher than the Defense Department's projection of 2.4%.

Daily News | March 15, 2023

Doug Bush, the Army's top acquisition official, told reporters on Wednesday that the deliveries for the Improved Turbine Engine Program that will power the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft have been delayed until early calendar year 2024. (UPDATED)

Daily News | March 15, 2023

With an Army budget request for fiscal year 2024 that is relatively flat compared to the FY-23 enacted budget, "structure changes" are possible as the service carries out its modernization goals, Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said Wednesday.

Daily News | March 14, 2023

The Army has completed its initial deliveries of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle and plans to reach a full-rate production decision by the end of this month, service officials said Tuesday.

Daily News | March 14, 2023

The Army is attempting to help streamline pathways for new software programs by centralizing authority over different colors of money, service acquisition chief Doug Bush said Tuesday.

Daily News | March 13, 2023

The Army is including $1.5 billion in its fiscal year 2024 budget request to support the organic industrial base for the production and resupply of critical munitions.

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."

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