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Lockheed Martin Completes F-35 Full Mission Simulator Installation

Lockheed Martin Completes F-35 Full Mission Simulator Installation

Lockheed Martin (LMT) marked the completion of the first F-35 Lightning II Full Mission Simulators (FMS) at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Ariz. The air station will be home to the first operational Marine Corps F-35 squadrons worldwide. Two […]


Air assault school helps shape Army’s future

Air assault school helps shape Army’s future

Maj. Gen. James McConville, the commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, at Fort Campbell, Ky., issued an order in July to increase the number of Air Assault-qualified Soldiers within the next three years. “Seventy percent of the Division will […]


Japanese, US troops mull drill to take island: reports

Japanese, US troops mull drill to take island: reports

Japan and the United States are mulling a joint military drill to simulate retaking a remote island from foreign forces, reports said, amid a festering row between Tokyo and Beijing over disputed islets. The exercise, part of broader joint manoeuvres […]


US and Israel to launch massive air defense drill

US and Israel to launch massive air defense drill

The U.S. and Israeli militaries are engaged in final preparations for the largest-ever joint missile defense drill in the allies’ history. The three-week exercise, dubbed Austere Challenge 12 (AC12), will start on Oct. 21, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday, citing […]


Depot sustains military’s electro optics/night vision equipment

Depot sustains military’s electro optics/night vision equipment

Well-trained and skilled depot employees maintain and support the military’s vast array of electro-optics/night vision, EO/NV, systems here and around the globe. Technicians overhaul, repair, modify, test and install EO/NV systems for all branches of the service and foreign military […]


Upgraded Ship Simulator Aids Royal Navy Training

Upgraded Ship Simulator Aids Royal Navy Training

The most advanced ship simulator in the Navy has been installed at Dartmouth, featuring photo-realistic recreations of key harbours to train bridge teams. The upgrade to the replica bridge at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) features photo-realistic recreations of key […]


Army conducts safety testing on networked vehicles

Army conducts safety testing on networked vehicles

The Army has completed safety release testing for a new fleet of networked vehicles, paving the way for Soldiers to begin training on them this month. The Army Test and Evaluation Command determined that the five baseline designs for mine-resistant, […]


Norway 2013 Defense Budget: More Training, Improved Force Readiness

Norway 2013 Defense Budget: More Training, Improved Force Readiness

The Norwegian government proposes to spend nearly USD 7.4 billion (EUR 5,5 billion/NOK 42.2 billion) on defence in 2013, a real increase from 2012 of USD 52.5 million/EUR 39 million/NOK 300 million. This comes on top of continued efficiency gains […]


Littoral Combat Ship Shore-Based Training Facility Realigns

Littoral Combat Ship Shore-Based Training Facility Realigns

The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Shore-Based Training Facility (LTF) was internally realigned from Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) Detachment San Diego to CSCS’ Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center (FLEASWTRACEN), Oct. 1. The LTF is the first surface warfare training […]


 
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