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 | June 20, 2023

Reductions to the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement account are among the more than $478 million in cuts to Army missile procurement for fiscal year 2024 proposed by the House Appropriations defense subcommittee, according to a draft report obtained by Inside Defense.

The Insider | June 15, 2023

The Army is soliciting feedback from industry on providing synthetic aperture radar/moving target indicator payload capabilities for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system with an eye toward a possible “fly-off” this year or next. 

Daily News | June 14, 2023

The Extended Range Cannon Artillery program is not likely to "get over the finish line" this year in terms of its development, Army Secretary Christine Wormuth told reporters this week.

The Insider | June 13, 2023

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) says she still has questions for the Army following the award of the multibillion-dollar Joint Light Tactical Vehicle follow-on contract to AM General and a subsequent protest by competitor Oshkosh that was unsuccessful.

The Insider | June 13, 2023

The House Armed Services Committee's chairman's mark of the fiscal year 2024 defense authorization bill includes a provision that would give the defense secretary the authority to transfer money to the Army's acquisition office in the case of specific technologies that have an accelerated procurement or transition timeline.

Daily News | June 13, 2023

Program increases for several of the Army's legacy ground vehicle fleets such as Bradley, Stryker and Abrams are included in the chairman's mark of the fiscal year 2024 defense authorization bill, released by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) Monday.

Daily News | June 12, 2023

The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest by Oshkosh Defense of the Army's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle award to AM General, the office announced Monday.

Daily News | June 12, 2023

House lawmakers are asking the Army to provide briefings to the House Armed Services Committee on hybrid and electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities, as well as dual-use digital engineering on future vertical lift drive systems.

Daily News | June 10, 2023

The Army's first mobile protected firepower combat vehicle is scheduled to be delivered in November, service officials said this week.

Daily News | June 9, 2023

A provision in a congressional subcommittee draft mark-up of the fiscal year 2024 defense policy bill could fence off some funding for the Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program if an analysis of alternatives is not submitted to congressional defense committees.

The Insider | June 9, 2023

Six members of Congress have released a bipartisan resolution urging the Biden administration to send Army Tactical Missile Systems to Ukraine.

The Insider | June 9, 2023

The Army has awarded Leonardo DRS a firm fixed-price contract for $94 million to produce the next-generation infrared weapon sights for infantry snipers, the company announced Thursday.

Daily News | June 8, 2023

Top brass at the Pentagon denied an Army request for a waiver to push the middle tier acquisition timeframe beyond the standard five-year mark for the Extended Range Cannon Artillery program, according to the Government Accountability Office's Weapon Systems Annual Assessment.

Daily News | June 6, 2023

An executive with Textron Systems says the company anticipates the Army will announce its downselect in September for the Robotic Combat Vehicle-Light prototype competition.

Daily News | May 26, 2023

The Pentagon's inspector general, in a "management advisory" released earlier this week, found multiple deficiencies related to the quality of Army prepositioned stock equipment that is being sent to Ukrainian armed forces.

Daily News | May 25, 2023

As the Army modernizes its network in preparing for future fights, it must incorporate simplicity and a reduced logistics footprint, top officials said Thursday during the annual Technical Exchange Meeting in Philadelphia.

Daily News | May 24, 2023

The Army has awarded the first option for its Future Tactical Uncrewed Aircraft Systems to four companies, the service has announced, narrowing the field from five companies during the base period.

The Insider | May 24, 2023

The Army has awarded AM General a $4.7 billion contract for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, trailers, kits and services that will support JLTV production, according to a Wednesday Defense Department notice.

Daily News | May 24, 2023

To move forward with its unified network strategy, the Army plans to realign multiple program executive offices within the service's acquisition office by October.

The Insider | May 24, 2023

Former congresswoman and retired Navy Cmdr. Elaine Luria has been appointed to BAE Systems' board of directors, the company announced on Wednesday.

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