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US troops revamp training for foggy battlefields

US troops revamp training for foggy battlefields

As the war in Afghanistan enters its 10th year the US military is shaking up its traditional training regimen to prepare troops for the country’s complex battlefields. At boot camps nowadays soldiers are taught to think on their toes as […]


Red Flag 11-2 provides combat experience

Red Flag 11-2 provides combat experience

The first pilots flew into a simulated combat environment designed to give them the skills needed to survive in war during Red Flag 11-2 here Jan. 24. “The mission of every Red Flag is to expose our combat aircrew to […]


US, UK medical Soldiers conduct joint training

US, UK medical Soldiers conduct joint training

Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe’s 67th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) and the United Kingdom’s 208th Field Hospital (Liverpool) conducted Operation Starlight II January 21-23, at the Army Medical Simulation Training Center in Strensall, England. The joint hospital training exercise was […]


Under-fire defence minister promises German military probe

Under-fire defence minister promises German military probe

German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, under fire for a series of incidents involving the armed forces, called Sunday for a comprehensive probe of possible systemic problems. “I commissioned the chief of staff with conducting a review of all branches […]


Sikorsky Unveils Virtual Reality Center for CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter

Sikorsky Unveils Virtual Reality Center for CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today unveiled a state-of-the-art virtual reality center for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter program, an innovative tool to help identify gaps in a three-dimensional digital environment prior to experimental assembly. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United […]


US Soldiers teach Iraqi Army proper ambush reaction techniques

US Soldiers teach Iraqi Army proper ambush reaction techniques

Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, trained Iraqi soldiers to react to an enemy ambush at Al Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center (GWTC), here, Jan. 5. Cavalry scouts instructed Iraqi soldiers […]


Iraqi health-care providers training at Walter Reed

Iraqi health-care providers training at Walter Reed

Six Iraqi military health-care providers began a six-week rotation at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., Jan. 4, with two Iraqi linguists accompanying the group. Three Iraqi physical therapists will work alongside Walter Reed providers at the hospital to […]


F-4 continues long-time service to Air Force with new mission

F-4 continues long-time service to Air Force with new mission

The 82nd Aerial Target Squadron officials here are replacing the use of Lear jets for their banner tow missions with the F-4 Phantom, creating an air-to-air target that aircrews in training can safely evaluate, develop and test their weapons systems. […]


Korean, US forces lower alert status: report

Korean, US forces lower alert status: report

SEOUL: North Korea has lowered its military alert status to a pre-crisis level, prompting similar moves by Seoul and US forces as tensions on the Korean peninsula showed signs of easing, a report said Friday. Yonhap news agency quoted unidentified […]


 
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