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 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.

The Insider | April 24, 2023

The Army last week issued a sources-sought notice for a follow-on production contract for the first increment of the Precision Strike Missile.

The Insider | April 24, 2023

The Army has tapped Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Randy George to be the service's next chief of staff, according to a congressional notice. His appointment is subject to confirmation by the Senate.

Daily News | April 24, 2023

Raytheon Technologies executives say they are hoping to incorporate a new electro-optical intelligent sensing capability on two Army future vertical lift platforms.

The Insider | April 21, 2023

Oshkosh Defense filed two supplemental protests this month in addition to its original protest of the Army's award of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle follow-on contract to AM General.

Daily News | April 19, 2023

The Army's top acquisition official told Congress during a Wednesday afternoon hearing that the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft is about eight months behind schedule, stemming from delays with engine deliveries and an uncompleted analysis of alternatives.

Daily News | April 19, 2023

Doug Bush, the Army's top acquisition executive, told Congress during a hearing Tuesday that the Army would consider a new competition for the 1.2 variant of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System if testing is not successful.

Daily News | April 19, 2023

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth told Congress Wednesday morning that a two-year continuing resolution would tie down roughly $5.3 billion in procurement programs included in the fiscal year 2024 request.

Daily News | April 18, 2023

Doug Bush, the Army's top acquisition official, told the ranking member of a congressional defense subcommittee Tuesday that the Precision Strike Missile could be "a very good candidate" for multiyear procurement in the future.

The Insider | April 18, 2023

Lockheed Martin won't pursue additional legal action following a ruling by the Government Accountability Office this month denying its protest of the Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft award to a competitor. (UPDATED)

Daily News | April 17, 2023

The Army, in some cases, did not provide the proper cost and schedule evaluations of its Future Vertical Lift programs based on the Government Accountability Office's "leading practices," a new report released Monday found.

Daily News | April 13, 2023

A newly released Government Accountability Office ruling denying a bid protest by Sikorsky of the Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft states the government found the engineering design and development "unacceptable," due to a lack of detail in the proposal.

Daily News | April 11, 2023

The Army has lifted a stop-work order on the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft, the eventual replacement for the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, following the Government Accountability Office's ruling last week denying a bid protest that temporarily halted the program's progress.

Daily News | April 11, 2023

Newly released Pentagon documents show that requests by the Army to implement multiyear procurement authorities for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement and the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket system would save $80 million and nearly $67 million respectively.

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