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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 […]


Business leaders witness combined military might

Business leaders witness combined military might

Business leaders in South Korea witnessed the combined might of the Republic of Korea-United States Alliance during a live-fire exercise Oct. 4. Members of the American Chamber of Commerce, Good Neighbor Advisory Council and Korea International Trade Association watched a […]


Special Forces Qualification Course to incorporate military free-fall training

Special Forces Qualification Course to incorporate military free-fall training

In today’s global environment, areas of conflict are becoming increasingly difficult for military forces to access. Through advances in technology, tactics and training, potential adversaries are prepared to prevent unwanted forces’ physical presence, and the U.S. military must adapt to […]


Communication exercises in full swing as Army preps for its next large-scale network test

Communication exercises in full swing as Army preps for its next large-scale network test

In preparation for the Army’s Network Integration Evaluation 13.1, the System of Systems Integration Directorate, with support from the Army Test and Evaluation Command, the Brigade Modernization Command and the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, kicked off a […]


Raytheon and PACAF expand the reach of realistic training environments

Raytheon and PACAF expand the reach of realistic training environments

Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon has announced that its SimShield customer, U.S. Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) and its 353d Combat Training Squadron, has been granted a Secret and Below Interoperability (SABI) renewal Authorization to […]


Royal Navy Unveils Carrier Training Facility

Royal Navy Unveils Carrier Training Facility

A training facility has been opened to prepare Royal Navy sailors to man the first of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers, due in 2016. The 65,000-tonne carrier – three times the displacement of HMS Illustrious – is currently being assembled […]


US leads major minesweeping Gulf naval exercise

US leads major minesweeping Gulf naval exercise

A major US-led naval minesweeping exercise got underway in the Gulf Sunday as tension remain high over Iran and its controversial nuclear program. The exercise kicked off on the same day the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned of retaliation […]


Kavkaz-2012 Military Drills to Begin in South Russia

Kavkaz-2012 Military Drills to Begin in South Russia

The Kavkaz-2012 strategic command post exercises will begin in southern Russia on Monday, the Defense Ministry reported. The drills will be held on September 17-23 and led by the chief of Russia’s General Staff, Army General Nikolai Makarov. “Overall, up […]


Russia, Central Asian States to Hold Air Defense Drills

Russia, Central Asian States to Hold Air Defense Drills

Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will conduct joint command-and-staff air defense drills on October 5-16, the Kyrgyz Defense Ministry said on Thursday. The Chistoye Nebo (Clear Sky) 2012 exercise will be held in Kyrgyz, Tajik and Kazakh airspace and involve […]


 
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