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 | September 1, 2023

The Army has awarded BAE Systems a $797 million contract for full-rate production of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, the company announced Friday.

The Insider | August 31, 2023

The Army has awarded RTX, formerly Raytheon Technologies, a $276.5 million contract modification for the procurement of Excalibur 155mm projectiles.

The Insider | August 30, 2023

Army Deputy Chief Information Officer Maj. Gen. Jan Norris said Tuesday that one of the largest obstacles to implementing the service's Zero Trust strategy will be keeping up with technology that is constantly evolving.

Daily News | August 24, 2023

Robots must play a key role in warfare, particularly when it comes to sustainment and creating a “demand reduction” for soldiers, an official with Army Futures Command said Wednesday.

Daily News | August 23, 2023

In an attempt to increase efficiency in the software acquisition process, the Army said it plans to conduct materiel release pilots on select “software-intensive programs."

The Insider | August 22, 2023

The Army has awarded Airbus a $27.8 million contract for upgrades to the National Guard’s mission equipment package for the security and support battalion.

The Insider | August 17, 2023

Acting Army Chief of Staff Gen. Randy George, who awaits Senate confirmation for the permanent position, says warfighting, combat readiness, transformation and discipline are his key priorities.

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.

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