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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

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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” […]

Red Flag 15-1 First Look – F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, F-22 Raptor, Eurofighter

Red Flag 15-1 First Look – F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, F-22 Raptor, Eurofighter

RED FLAG 15-1 kicked off Monday, January 26th, 2015, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. RED FLAG is a realistic combat training environment involving the United States Air Force, their sister services, and its allies. Video by Senior Airman Cody […]

Improved US Army system, training to increase vigilance

Vigilant Pursuit provides dedicated tactical pursuit vehicle-mounted and dismounted assets that utilize cutting-edge technologies, enabling Signal Intelligence, or SIGINT, and Human Intelligence, or HUMINT, Soldiers to cross-tip and cross-cue timely intelligence to more rapidly and accurately identify high-value targets.

Soldiers of an Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support. Non-commissioned officers from […]

US Army, industry partners prep Soldiers for jobs

"I can't think of any profession or organization that would not benefit from the values our veterans embody," said Lt. Gen. James C. McConville, deputy chief of staff G-1, who spoke during a Pentagon ceremony, Jan. 21, 2015, welcoming ABF Freight, a large trucking firm, and the Teamsters Military Assistance Program to Fort Sill, Oklahoma's Industrial Training Center. Photo by: David Vergun

A new program is training Soldiers to drive commercial trucks when they transition out of the Army. A Pentagon ceremony recognized a partnership between the Industrial Training Center at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, the Teamsters Military Assistance Program and ABF Freight […]

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