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 | 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.

Daily News | May 15, 2023

The Army anticipates that it could save more than the projected $147 million combined in its requests for the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System and Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement, according to a service spokeswoman.

The Insider | May 12, 2023

A bill introduced by two House lawmakers this week would create a "joint autonomy office" within the Pentagon with the goal of increasing the speed of development and delivery for autonomous technology across the services.

The Insider | May 11, 2023

The Army is considering an award of an other transaction agreement for its data collection and reduction analytic (DCRA) prototype project, and is asking industry to submit white papers, according to a Wednesday government notice.

The Insider | May 9, 2023

The Army is hosting a "network-related technical exchange meeting" this month in Philadelphia for industry, according to a government notice.

Daily News | May 5, 2023

As Bell and Sikorsky await the delivery of the Improved Turbine Engines for their respective prototypes in the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft competition, each company is making its best case to the Army for why its technology is preferred.

The Insider | May 4, 2023

The Army has awarded a contract potentially worth up to $7.2 billion for the Javelin Missile System to Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies, the service announced Wednesday.

Daily News | May 3, 2023

The Army is set to transition its joint counter-UAS training from Yuma Proving Ground, AZ to Ft. Sill, OK starting in the first quarter of fiscal year 2024, according to a service spokesman.

Daily News | May 3, 2023

The Army has yet to address a number of issues related to the maintenance of rail transportation it uses for ammunition, vehicles and other equipment, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Daily News | May 2, 2023

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth told lawmakers Tuesday that in the wake of ongoing recruiting challenges, 2025 would be the timeframe when the service would need to make decisions about significant force restructuring.

Daily News | May 2, 2023

NASHVILLE, TN -- Army and industry leaders continue to express a commitment to continuing the service's enduring aircraft fleets such as Black Hawks, Apaches and Chinooks for several more decades.

The Insider | May 1, 2023

The Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $615 million contract to produce launchers and equipment associated with the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), the Pentagon announced in an April 28 notice.

Daily News | April 28, 2023

NASHVILLE, TN -- Army leaders said this week they expect the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft to enter milestone B in the third quarter of fiscal year 2024.

The Insider | April 27, 2023

NASHVILLE, TN -- The Army will release its updated doctrine on aviation this fall, service officials told reporters Thursday at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual conference here.

Daily News | April 27, 2023

NASHVILLE, TN -- Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said the service's priority for future vertical lift must be getting the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft "over the hump," meaning quickly fielded and transitioned to being programs of record.

Daily News | April 27, 2023

NASHVILLE, TN -- The Army must continue to improve its enduring aircraft fleets and simultaneously move ahead on future vertical lift priorities, Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville told an audience at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual conference Thursday.

The Insider | April 25, 2023

Sikorsky President Paul Lemmo said Tuesday afternoon that the company is examining the feedback from the Army and the Government Accountability Office on the reasons for losing the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft contract.

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