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Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) has announced its latest contract award, the Surface Fire Fighting Trainer Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)/ Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) System Program. Awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, the program directly supports the U.S. Navy’s  Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS) Engineering Learning Sites in Norfolk, Virginia; San Diego, California; Mayport, Florida; and Great...

The 558th Flying Training Squadron ramped up efforts to double the remotely-piloted aircraft pilot ranks with the start of its first 24-person class Jan. 11 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.The larger class sizes are part of on-going initiative announced by the Air Force in 2015 to increase the number of career remotely-piloted aircraft pilots across the service.“The RPA community...

To rectify the Army’s shortage of urban training systems for MOUT exercises the I-MTS program has fielded over 120 systems for small unit training up to Brigade level providing numerous locations and scenarios for training. This covers Army, Army Reserve, National Guard, and DOD sites located both with the continental United States (CONUS) and Outside CONUS. This also includes...

On 3 February members of LITPOLUKRBRIG Command started their first ever staff training Brave Band to exercise the military decision making process and order production in Lublin, Poland. LITPOLUKRBRIG Headquarters staff personnel, manned by Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian officers, will spend two weeks training performing crisis-response operations. The training will continue under Lieutenant Colonel Eligijus Senulis, the LITPOLUKRBRIG Chief of...

Cultivating a well trained and highly educated force allows the Marine Corps to keep pace with the unpredictable and evolving geo-political landscape. The educators, mentors, and leaders charged with developing America’s premiere fighting force must continually rely on their ingenuity and experience to preserve this world-renowned standard of military excellence.The newly formed combat operation medical emergency transport training is...

The Embraer Phenom 100 business jet was selected to provide multi-engine pilot training to armed forces aircrew in the United Kingdom. The contract with Affinity Flight Training Services will provide five aircraft to the UK Ministry of Defence’s Military Flying Training System, (UKMFTS) program. The contract includes support services and an option for additional follow on aircraft.The Fixed Wing...

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has selected Boeing to provide the service with P-8 maintenance training devices. This is the first international sale of P-8 maintenance training equipment currently used by the U.S. Navy for its P-8A Poseidon fleet.The RAAF virtual trainers were purchased through the U.S. Navy and RAAF Cooperative Program and will be used to train...

On February 3, Beechcraft Defense Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced it has signed a contract with Affinity Flying Training Services to provide 10 Beechcraft T-6C Texan II military training aircraft to the UK Ministry of Defence’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) program. A second contract has also been signed to include...

Cross-training in the Army can be nearly as effective at creating a shared understanding as the old adage to "walk a mile in his shoes."That is what two Soldiers, assigned to Company A, 53rd Signal Battalion, discovered during a recent liaison mission with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at the Joint Readiness Training Center, or JRTC,...

On February 3, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) launched the 2016 Conference of its Milton F. Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society. This year’s Conference focuses on the Human Dimension of Warfare as it relates to the Canadian Army.The two-day Conference provides an open venue for military and academic personnel to discuss issues relevant to the study of...