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South Korea holds mass civil defence drill amid tension

South Korea holds mass civil defence drill amid tension

SEOUL: South Korea launched its biggest-ever civil defence drill amid high tensions over North Korea’s deadly artillery attack last month and its nuclear programmes. Sirens wailed across the country at 2:00 pm (0500 GMT) on Wednesday to signal the start […]


South Korea Resumes Live-Fire Artillery Drills

South Korea Resumes Live-Fire Artillery Drills

South Korean forces are embarking on a second week of live-fire drills around the nation’s coasts, disregarding a warning from North Korea that the exercises could spark a nuclear war. South Korea is also planning civil defense drills to prepare […]


Air Force Researchers Showcase Integrated Training Capabilities

Air Force Researchers Showcase Integrated Training Capabilities

Researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing Human Effectiveness directorate’s Warfighter Readiness Research division showcased their integrated training capabilities at the 2010 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Fla. Their mission is to develop […]


Rough-Riding Study of In-Vehicle Cognitive Performance

Rough-Riding Study of In-Vehicle Cognitive Performance

DSTO is investigating the ability of Defence personnel to manage their tasks while traveling in ground vehicles. The study examines the effects of motion on cognitive and physical performance using a simulator capable of replicating various kinds of motion, vibration […]


Army medical simulation scientists developing tools to give realistic training

Army medical simulation scientists developing tools to give realistic training

Medical simulation technologies are being developed to give medics and combat lifesavers more realistic training that could result in lives saved on the battlefield. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command’s (RDEC) Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC) showcased […]


Japan, US to conduct massive military exercise

Japan, US to conduct massive military exercise

Tokyo: Japan will demonstrate its ties with the United States in huge joint military drills, just days after a US and South Korean show of force amid tensions on the Korean peninsula, officials said Thursday. The previously announced “Keen Sword” […]


US, S.Korea wrap up war games amid N.Korea crisis

US, S.Korea wrap up war games amid N.Korea crisis

SEOUL: The US and South Korean navies Wednesday wrapped up war games meant as a muscular show of force to North Korea, as world powers remained sharply divided over how to deal with the nuclear-armed regime. Their biggest-ever joint exercise, […]


Army unit flies new unmanned aircraft in Iraq

Army unit flies new unmanned aircraft in Iraq

CAMP TAJI, Iraq: An Army unit deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq, is shaping the future of the Army’s unmanned aircraft systems program with a handful of its newest aircraft, the MQ-1C Gray Eagle. The unit, known as Quick Reaction Capability […]


British-Trained Afghan Soldiers Start to Take Over the IED Fight

British-Trained Afghan Soldiers Start to Take Over the IED Fight

An Afghan National Army (ANA) bomb disposal team, trained by British forces, has put its skills into practice for the first time, safely disposing of two deadly improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Helmand province. In an important milestone in the […]


 
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