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Army, Marines Adjust ‘Reset’ for Afghan Buildup

Army, Marines Adjust ‘Reset’ for Afghan Buildup

WASHINGTON: As the U.S. military answers President Barack Obama’s order to reinforce efforts in Afghanistan, the Army and Marine Corps are adjusting their plans to redeploy working and serviceable equipment, top military officers told Congress today. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, […]


Turkey to Acquire CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters

Turkey to Acquire CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress December 7 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Turkey of 14 CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters, as well as associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $1.2 […]


High Tech Training For Super Hornets

High Tech Training For Super Hornets

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science today announced that training to maintain Australia’s new F/A-18F Super Hornets has taken a technological leap with the introduction of a Visual Environment Maintenance Trainer to RAAF Base Amberley. “This week […]


New training method produces better marksmen

New training method produces better marksmen

FORT SILL, Okla: Sgt. Barry Crossman was in the zone, knocking down knee-high targets 250 and 300 meters away and bouncing shots off the torso-sized iron target 300 meters distant. Out-shooting all but one of his 19 classmates in the […]


Airmen lead training course for Iraqi police

Airmen lead training course for Iraqi police

BAGHDAD: Airmen assigned to the Iraq Police Transition Team here started a new class Nov. 18 for recent graduates of the Iraqi Police Academy as an effort to further enhance their capabilities as officers securing their communities. The five-day class […]


First EC135 T2i Training Helicopter to Japan Maritime Force

First EC135 T2i Training Helicopter to Japan Maritime Force

MARIGNANE, France: Eurocopter Japan handed over today the first EC135T2i training helicopter to the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (MSDF). The delivery ceremony took place at the Tokyo heliport in the presence of the Japan Ministry of Defense and MSDF […]


Light and Medium Utility Helicopters for Iraq

Light and Medium Utility Helicopters for Iraq

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Nov. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 15 helicopters with associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $1.2 billion. The Government of […]


C-17 Heavy Airlifter Simulator Delivered

C-17 Heavy Airlifter Simulator Delivered

Greg Combet, the Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, and Shayne Neumann, the Federal Member for Blair, announced today that the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will benefit from the achievement of a major training milestone for Australia’s C-17 […]


UAE Selects Pilatus PC-21 Training System

UAE Selects Pilatus PC-21 Training System

STANS: Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is proud to announce that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force & Air Defense (AF&AD) has entered into a contract in excess of 500 Million Swiss Francs to procure a fleet of 25 PC-21 turboprop […]


 
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