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German police train MPs to stop active shooters

German police train MPs to stop active shooters

Deadly incidents such as shootings at the Frankfurt, Germany, Airport, in Tucson, Ariz., and at Fort Hood, Texas, reinforced the need for local Military Police and German Polizei to carry out specialized training. Joint training on how to effectively respond […]


Not just for Special Forces anymore

Not just for Special Forces anymore

From the Vietnam era until about 10 years ago, counterinsurgency missions were conducted by units specializing in gathering intelligence, analyzing data, and reacting to the information at a moment’s notice. The current battle in Afghanistan demands that counterinsurgency or COIN […]


Air traffic controllers discuss road ahead in Iraq

Air traffic controllers discuss road ahead in Iraq

Ten Air Force and Army air traffic controllers advising their Iraqi counterparts at major installations around Iraq convened here April 28 to discuss airfield plans for the final months before U.S. troops leave Iraq under a Dec. 31, 2011, mandate. […]


Army Warfighters Go Digital to Hone Skills

Army Warfighters Go Digital to Hone Skills

With more than 1 million servicemembers on active duty in the United States, the military services, and especially the Army, are running short of a critical commodity — training grounds. The problem, intensified by the winding down of two wars, […]


Virtual Worlds Form Defense Training Frontier

Virtual Worlds Form Defense Training Frontier

Five years from now, if Frank C. DiGiovanni has his way, warfighters from every service will learn aspects of their trade on a world in cyberspace. The Defense Department will save money, time, and ultimately, lives, he said, and it’s […]


India begins wargames along Pakistan border

India begins wargames along Pakistan border

India kicked off war games involving thousands of troops Monday along its border with arch-rival Pakistan, which is still smarting from the US operation that killed Osama bin Laden. A military spokesman told reporters the six-day exercise, codenamed Vijayee Bhava […]


Patria Receives a New Tecnam P2002 JF Training Aircraft

Patria Receives a New Tecnam P2002 JF Training Aircraft

Patria Pilot Training has received its first Tecnam P2002 JF training aircraft at Helsinki-Malmi airport, Finland. Patria has ordered nine similar aircraft in total, to replace its current fleet of seven AS202 Bravos. The flight school has the option of […]


UK and French troops train together

UK and French troops train together

To increase interoperability between French and UK troops, reciprocal training has begun between the two nations. Report by Leigh Hamilton. Nestled in the northern French countryside is CENZUB, one of the French Army’s training camps which specialises in fighting in […]


Upgraded C-2 Simulator Declared Ready for Training

Upgraded C-2 Simulator Declared Ready for Training

The recently upgraded C-2A Greyhound Operational Flight Trainer (OFT) was declared ready for training March 21 at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. The simulator is outfitted with the latest communication, navigation surveillance/air traffic management (CNS/ATM) system, sometimes referred to as a […]


 
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