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Brigadier General William ColeProgram Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and InstrumentationU.S. Army  Q: You’ve been responsible for the PEO Charter for about six months now. What are your goals and priorities? A: It is certainly a major highlight of my career to be entrusted with leading such a storied organization that helps ensure we have the best trained fighting force in...

International VectorAn Exclusive Military Training International Q&A withColonel Karyn M. ThompsonCommanderTraining and Doctrine CommandNew Zealand  Q: With just a few months as commander, tell me about the focus and direction you are planning during your tenure here. Have you given the command staff your commander’s guidance, as to your expectations and goals? Thompson: Having been in the role for six weeks,...

By Dr. Alix Valenti In their book “The ultimate battleground: fighting and winning in the city” (L’ultime champ de bataille: combattre et vaincre en ville), authors Frédérique Chamaud and Pierre Santoni put significant emphasis on the importance of joint forces combat in a battleground that is fast changing. No longer confined to vast spaces, the 21st century main battleground is...

Making more realistic training more possible.By Henry Canaday  Live, virtual, constructive (LVC) training combines real trainees operating real systems with real trainees operating simulated systems and simulated soldiers operating simulated systems, the constructive C in LVC.The technique is new and still developing, but it offers major possibilities to greatly expand training realism, especially for large groups, affordably and practically.The Army’s...

Center for Information Warfare Training July 2016 saw an important name change for what was the Center for Information Dominance. The command was renamed to the Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT), which aligns the command with the U.S. Navy’s updated strategy for maintaining maritime superiority.The center, headquartered in Pensacola, Fla., is the nexus for the Navy’s training efforts related...

 Speed of change and the scale of which network systems can be used against themselves pushes to the breaking point the ability to defend cyberspace. The foundation of change is at the education and training level where the cyber warfighters and educators construct the systems that can understand yesterday’s challenges and be ready for tomorrow’s.Military Training International spoke with...

The U.S. Air Force plans to reduce airman training unrelated to their primary mission and job function.By Technical Sergeant Robert Barnett On October 31, the Air Force announced plans to reduce training not related to airmen’s primary jobs in order to address concerns that excessive and non-mission related demands are impacting airmen’s ability to focus on and accomplish their core...

The Army is now working to tie together all of its simulations for combined-arms training to allow for the eventual inclusion of both joint and multi-national partners.The result of that effort will be called the "synthetic training environment," or STE, and the Army is now validating its requirements. The STE will be more than just simulation; it will be...

Live-fire assault courses for the psychological training of the troops will be built in two infantry large units of the Eastern Military District, one stationed in Buryatia and the other in the Primorsky Territory, after the testing of a course like that in the Khabarovsk Territory proved a success, the district’s spokesman, Colonel Alexander Gordeyev, told TASS."An experiment designed...

Sixty participants, comprising 30 males and 30 females, from the Ghana Police Service, have begun a two-week in Police Pre-Deployment Training (PPD) course, at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).This course will build the capacity of the officers to be ethically oriented and professionally competent, especially for the mission they are being trained for, which is the...