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Soldiers look for better reaction time, increased lethality with modernization

Soldiers look for better reaction time, increased lethality with modernization

DONA ANA RANGE, N.M.: Soldiers from 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, used the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle and unmanned aerial systems in defensive and offensive training scenarios to improve awareness of hostile targets and increase reaction […]


New parachute integrated at Airborne School

New parachute integrated at Airborne School

The 453 students in C Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, exited the 34-foot training tower twice as many times as the normal requirement March 3. The change is one of several resulting from the new T-11 parachute […]


Airmen to train Iraqi air force college students

Airmen to train Iraqi air force college students

SOUTHWEST ASIA: Airmen will teach the first Iraqi air force college pilot-training course beginning in March with Iraq’s new T-6A trainer. The tandem-cockpit aircraft, that began arriving in Tikrit, Iraq, Dec. 16, is the platform Iraqi airmen will use to […]


TRADOC important to Army present, future, says McHugh

TRADOC important to Army present, future, says McHugh

FORT MONROE, Va.: Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Headquarters for the first time today and got to see Army past, present and future through TRADOC’s eyes. “It was my inaugural trip […]


Demonstration Showcases Emerging Technology

Demonstration Showcases Emerging Technology

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.: Thirteen Marines here tested a U.S. Joint Forces Command interactive training simulation during a demonstration Feb. 23 to March 4. Future Immersive Training Environment, or FITE, is a virtual reality-based training system to improve team decision-making skills […]


New training in Europe brings reality to virtual worlds

New training in Europe brings reality to virtual worlds

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: The Army’s newest virtual training device is open for business to U.S. Army Europe Soldiers at the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer, or RVTT, officially opened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the training area’s Camp […]


737 AEW&C Maintenance Training Begins for RAAF

737 AEW&C Maintenance Training Begins for RAAF

RAAF BASE WILLIAMTOWN, New South Wale: Boeing has launched the first maintenance training program conducted under the five-year In-Service Support (ISS) contract for Project Wedgetail, Australia’s 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) program. Training began on Feb. 15 with […]


Bilateral training hones US, JASDF capabilities

Bilateral training hones US, JASDF capabilities

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan: U.S. and Japanese military aircraft joined to practice defending Okinawa from simulated enemies during joint bilateral training here Feb. 22 through 26. The training involved a variety of aircraft flying simulated hostile scenarios aimed at training […]


F-35 pilots ‘measure’ up, move closer to training

F-35 pilots ‘measure’ up, move closer to training

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla: Pilots here received measurements for the first F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter equipment to move closer to training in the military’s newest fighter aircraft Feb. 25 here. The new pilot equipment includes everything from […]


 
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