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Holloman Airmen train for worst in active shooter exercise

Holloman Airmen train for worst in active shooter exercise

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.: Holloman Air Force Base members tested their preparedness during a simulated active gunman situation March 11 at the Domenici Fitness and Sports Center here. As 49th Security Forces Squadron patrolmen cleared the building in search […]


Cubic to Supply Small Arms Trainers to Saudi Arabian National Guard

Cubic to Supply Small Arms Trainers to Saudi Arabian National Guard

SAN DIEGO, CA: A defense unit of Cubic Corporation has been awarded a contract worth more than $30 million to supply small arms training systems to Saudi Arabia. Cubic will provide its EST 2000 Engagement Skills Trainer to the Saudi […]


Airmen train Iraqi EOD squad

Airmen train Iraqi EOD squad

ALI BASE, Iraq: The eight Iraqi men drove up to the Ali Base main gate in two sparkling clean, white Ford F-350 trucks, replete with police badges emblazoned on the doors and light bars on the roofs . Waiting to […]


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 […]


 
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