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Royal Australian Navy Formally Begins MH-60R Seahawk Training

Royal Australian Navy Formally Begins MH-60R Seahawk Training

CAE today announced that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has accepted into service the first of two MH-60R Seahawk Tactical Operational Flight Trainers (TOFT) along with an MH-60R Avionics Maintenance/Weapons Load Trainer (AM/WLT). The MH-60R simulators are located at HMAS […]

Russia flexes muscles with Arctic military drills

Russia flexes muscles with Arctic military drills

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a drill of some 38,000 troops in the Arctic as part of a major show of strength amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. Putin put the Northern Fleet on full combat readiness […]

Defence firm wants damages from Germany over blocked Russia contract

Defence firm wants damages from Germany over blocked Russia contract

Defence technology and auto parts group Rheinmetall has demanded 120 million euros in damages from the German government after Berlin blocked a major contract with Russia over the Ukraine conflict, reports said Friday. The contract signed in June 2011 and […]

NATO exercises to test readiness upgrade

NATO exercises to test readiness upgrade

NATO exercises in April and June will test progress of a new rapid reaction force created in the wake of the Ukraine crisis, alliance officials said Wednesday. “This will be the first opportunity to see the interim Very High Readiness […]

US Army Warfighter Experiment highlights new technologies

1st Lt. Cole W. Holland, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash., demonstrates the Maneuver Aviation Fires Integrated Application at the Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiments on Fort Benning, Ga., March 3, 2015.

Three Army technologies were in play at the recently conducted Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiment, or AEWE, on Fort Benning, Georgia. “AEWE is [Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC] live, prototype experimentation campaign,” said Harry J. Lubin, chief of the experimentation […]

US Special Forces Soldiers train Honduran force

A Green Beret, from the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), observes Honduran Tigres as they assault a building that serves as their objective on an Eglin Air Force Base range, Feb. 27, 2015. The Tigres, a counter-narcotic and counter-trafficking force, were participating in culmination exercise testing.

A Honduran force skilled in combating criminal organizations and countering human and narcotic trafficking recently trained with Special Forces Soldiers on the ranges of Eglin Air Force Base, located in Northwest Florida. Green Berets, from the 7th Special Forces Group […]

U.S., Polish forces hone interoperability skills

Polish infantrymen, from 3rd Company, 1st Infantry Battalion, 12th Mechanized Brigade, egress from a UH-60 "Black Hawk" during medical evacuation training at the Drawsko Pomorski Land Forces Training Center, Feb. 26, 2015.

On a sunny, winter morning, with the last of the morning’s frost dissipating into fog, U.S. troopers and Polish infantrymen met at the edge of the airfield here to await the UH-60 Black Hawk’s arrival and the beginning of medical […]

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 […]

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