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Virtual world prepares mobility Airmen for real mission

Virtual world prepares mobility Airmen for real mission

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.: Airmen preparing for the worldwide mobility mission of the 621st Contingency Response Wing here now have a powerful new training tool. A state-of-the-art virtual firearms training simulator with a 300-degree field of view is now being […]


NATO ministers meet on Afghan trainers, nuclear policy

NATO ministers meet on Afghan trainers, nuclear policy

TALLINN: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Estonia Thursday for talks with her NATO counterparts about the alliance’s role in nuclear defence and ways to drum up more trainers for the Afghan army. The gathering in the Estonian […]


History in the making: First JSF training squadron stands up

History in the making: First JSF training squadron stands up

A small squadron of Marines marched toward the future of military aviation, April 2. Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, currently only 37-Marines strong, stood up as the Marine Corps’ F-35B Lightning II training squadron in a ceremony at Eglin […]


Gaming technologies improve Soldier readiness

Gaming technologies improve Soldier readiness

The U.S. Army is implementing the latest in computer simulation and gaming technology to train soldiers in counter-insurgency, detecting roadside bombs and treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Computer simulations of Baghdad neighborhoods, bomb-making facilities insurgent ambushes and IED attacks are […]


German Soldiers Under-Equipped and Under-Trained, Says Politician

German Soldiers Under-Equipped and Under-Trained, Says Politician

A leading defense expert has criticized the training received by German Bundeswehr soldiers being sent to Afghanistan. This was in response to an attack in Kunduz last week, where militants killed three German soldiers. Germany’s out-going parliamentary commissioner for the […]


MRAP Egress Trainer spins to save lives

MRAP Egress Trainer spins to save lives

The top-heavy cab of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle rocks back and forth, teetering dangerously and taunting the eight Marines and sailors strapped inside. Suddenly, it tips too far past its critical rollover point, sending the occupants into a […]


Planning and Training Strategy Needed for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Planning and Training Strategy Needed for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Department of Defense (DOD) requested about $6.1 billion in fiscal year 2010 for new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and for expanded capabilities in existing ones. To support ongoing operations, the Air Force and Army have acquired a greater number […]


New Virtual Reality Parachute Trainers for Armed Forces

New Virtual Reality Parachute Trainers for Armed Forces

The MOD has signed a contract for Virtual Reality Parachute Trainers for the Parachute Training School at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, that will help Armed Forces personnel hone their parachute jumping skills. Under a contract worth over £300,000, Gloucestershire-based Pennant […]


RAAF Pilots Complete Training Exercise In USA

RAAF Pilots Complete Training Exercise In USA

Air Force personnel have returned home after successfully completing two weeks of the most realistic and demanding tactical flying training available in the world during Exercise Red Flag 10-03. RAAF Williamtown’s 77 Squadron led the activity with support elements from […]


 
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