LATEST ARTICLES

The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade has a new C-130 training simulator that will add value to the Basic Airborne Course, Jumpmaster School and Pathfinder School. The simulator was transferred from Moody Air Force Base, about 10 miles north of Valdosta, Georgia.The simulator will give students in all three courses some additional and welcomed training opportunities."For Jumpmaster, students will...

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is sending 20 officers to United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa for special training on combat operations aimed at sustaining the capacity of the military to deploy aerial forces to troubled parts of the country.The Flying Officers who were selected after the completion of their courses at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) are expected...

Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) held a change of command ceremony May 19 at the National Museum of Naval Aviation aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola.Capt. Courtney Smith relieved Capt. Douglas Heady as commanding officer, who retired after 30 years of service.Former Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), Rear Adm. Don Quinn, retired, was the...

On May 26, L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced today that two CH-47F Operational Flight Trainers (OFTs) it installed at the U.S. Army’s Flight School XXI Warrior Hall facility have been released for training. L-3 Link performed work on the CH-47F OFTs under a contract modification from CSRA, prime contractor on the U.S. Army’s Flight School XXI...

Russia’s Strategic Missile Force will receive more than 100 advanced training simulators of the Yars (NATO reporting name: SS-27 Mod 2) missile system in 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office said on Friday .About 1,000 Yars missile system training simulators will arrive for the Russian Strategic Missile Force before 2020, the press office added."Sophisticated training simulator complexes of...

Future Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) instructors will be flying the new T-6C Texans II into Christchurch and Invercargill airports over the next week as they complete the Flying Instructor Course (FIC).FIC student Flight Lieutenant (FLTLT) Matthew Hansen said the T-6C Texan is a very capable aircraft and will give the Wings Course students a solid foundation to...

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) has announced its intention to award L-3 a contract to upgrade driver simulators.The FLETC requires the ability to train students on driver' simulators in order to improve the cognitive thinking process of these students. Currently, the eight driver simulators located at the FLETC Artesia, N.M., are not enough to efficiently cover the;...

The Serov Higher Military Aviation School in Krasnodar in south Russia, which is the country’s main center for training Russian military aviators, is planning to graduate about 150 pilots in 2017 or twice as many as this year, School Rector Colonel Viktor Lyakhov said on Thursday."This year, the Higher Military Aviation School in Krasnodar will graduate 65 pilots. This...

The acting Commandant of Nigerian Army Education Corps (NAEC) Brig. General Lawal Abdullahi, has reiterated the commitment of the corps to the ongoing change mantra policy of the present administration in the bid to ensure the development of education sector in the country.To achieve this, he said the Nigerian army authority has concluded arrangement to upgrade the Nigeria Army...

The 1st Battalion of the Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR) has spent the past four weeks at the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Military Training Area in Tekapo on their its bi-annual training exercise.Exercise Pacific Kukri focused on mission command and basic infantry skills. The training was designed as preparation for worldwide military operations.“The exercise aimed to test C...