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IED trainer helps prepare warfighters for Afghanistan

IED trainer helps prepare warfighters for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Feb. 18, 2010) — Beginning in February, Afghanistan-bound Soldiers and service members can access “ROC”-solid training to help counter improvised explosive device threats. Recognition of Combatants-Improvised Explosive Devices, or ROC-IED for short, is a computer-based interactive […]


Gates to Ask NATO for More Trainers, Mentors

Gates to Ask NATO for More Trainers, Mentors

ISTANBUL: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates left the Washington, D.C., Beltway yesterday, putting the politics of war spending behind him, only to land squarely in the middle of the same debate among the NATO partners here. Gates flew overnight to […]


F-22 Mission Training Center Connects to US Air Force Network

F-22 Mission Training Center Connects to US Air Force Network

ST. LOUIS: Boeing connected the F-22 Mission Training Center (MTC) at Langley Air Force Base, Va., to the U.S. Air Force’s Distributed Mission Operations Network (DMON) in November, allowing F-22 pilots at the base to train virtually with pilots in […]


Warfighters to meet in virtual battlespace at Virtual Flag

Warfighters to meet in virtual battlespace at Virtual Flag

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.: More than 200 joint military participants from across the United States and Puerto Rico will gather for Virtual Flag 10-2 at the Distributed Mission Operations Center in March here. Virtual Flag is a seven-day exercise […]


Thai Air Force Begins Gripen Training

Thai Air Force Begins Gripen Training

The first group of Thai Air Force technicians has arrived in Sweden for their initial maintenance type conversion course on the Gripen fighter. Training is underway at the Swedish Armed Forces Technical school in Halmstad and will continue until the […]


Standardized rifle marksmanship program could go Armywide

Standardized rifle marksmanship program could go Armywide

FORT BENNING, Ga: An advanced rifle marksmanship concept developed at Fort Benning based on “lessons learned” in Iraq and Afghanistan might be instituted across all Army training centers later this year, officials said. Col. Terry Sellers, operations officer for the […]


Simulator provides risk-free training

Simulator provides risk-free training

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska: The 354th Security Forces Squadron training instructors here recently received training on a new simulation system that will train Airmen in marksmanship, collective and judgmental firing skills. The Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 is a small-arms […]


Army Initial Military Training to undergo basic overhaul

Army Initial Military Training to undergo basic overhaul

FORT KNOX, Ky: Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, the Training and Doctrine’s deputy commanding general for Initial Military Training, spent some time at Fort Knox last week for a conference on reception battalions. Hertling said the conference was being conducted on […]


US, French troops share airborne training in Pyrenees

US, French troops share airborne training in Pyrenees

La-Teste-De-Buch, France: Under the steady thumping of rotors, the French Caracal and American Pave Hawk helicopters race off towards the snow-covered French Pyrenees. The location is well-chosen: the southern French mountains resemble the rough landscape troops will face in Afghanistan. […]


 
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