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Thales Expands Tiger Helicopter Training Capabilities

French Tiger Helicopter

On the 16th of December 2014, the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) has awarded a contract to Thales, in partnership with Rheinmetall Defence Electronics (RDE), to supply or upgrade 20 Tiger combat helicopter simulators for the French and German […]

Female Soldiers pass initial test, prepare for rigors of Ranger course

Potential male and female Ranger course students run in formation during the Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Benning, Ga., Jan. 24, 2015.

Five female Soldiers out of 26 Service members graduated from the first-ever, gender-integrated Ranger Training Assessment Course, or RTAC, which qualifies them to go on to the Army’s Ranger course, beginning in late April. The training is a pre-Ranger course […]

PLA drill applies China’s own GPS

China Military

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) finished a two-day drill on Friday, testing application of China’s independently developed global satellite navigation system in combat in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The military used the Beidou Navigation Satellite System for precise positioning and […]

Improving small arms training for the Royal Navy

Royal Marine with Glock 17 Sidearm

Case study from Deep Vision who pitched their ideas to industry and investors at the CDE Marketplace on 5 February 2015. Canadian company Deep Vision Inc was awarded a contract by CDE to explore a novel solution to enhance the […]

Red Flag 15-1 | EA-18 Growler, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, Eurofighter Typhoon

Red Flag 15-1 | EA-18 Growler, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, Eurofighter Typhoon

RED FLAG 15-1 gives aircrews and air support operations personnel from various airframes, military services, and allied countries a chance to integrate and practice combat operations in a controlled environment. Check out this footage from the flight line as RF […]

US Army Aviation Balances Worldwide Missions with Training, Readiness

US Army Aviation Balances Worldwide Missions with Training, Readiness

Army aviation operates in worldwide missions while balancing the challenges of the deployments with maintaining training and readiness, Army aviation commanders said. The commanders addressed the topic during a panel at the Association of the United States Army’s forum on […]

New weapons simulator helps refine marksmanship skills

Staff Sgt. Ryan gulley fires at a simulated target Jan. 26, 2015, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. In addition to realistic scenarios, the new weapons simulator also includes target practice and gives real-time feedback to help improve form and technique. Gulley is a 633rd Security Forces Squadron training instructor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Areca T. Wilson)

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS: Airmen from the 633rd Security Forces Squadron refined their marksmanship skills Jan. 26, using a new weapons simulator at Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ Combat Arms center. The Meggitt Training Systems’ simulator allows Airmen to gain real-world experience with […]

Tactical Airlift Exercise Cope South 15 launches in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi commandos board a U.S. Air Force C-130H aircraft at Sylhet International Airport, Bangladesh, before conducting a personnel airdrop mission Jan. 24, 2015 during exercise Cope South. The exercise helps cultivate common bonds, foster goodwill, and improve readiness and compatibility between members of the Bangladesh and U.S. Air Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Jake Bailey)

BAF BASE BANGABANDHU, Bangladesh: U.S. Air Force and Bangladesh air force (BAF) personnel took to the sky Jan. 24, for the launch of exercise Cope South 15, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored, bilateral tactical airlift exercise at BAF Base Bangabandhu, Bangladesh. […]

US Army Helicopter Pilots Train with UAS Operators

US Army Helicopter Pilots Train with UAS Operators

A new course at Fort Rucker, Alabama, will pair up Air Cavalry leaders with the operators of unmanned aerial systems. The Aviation Reconnaissance Course, scheduled to launch this spring, was discussed at the Association of the U.S. Army’s “Hot Topics” […]

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