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The Air Force establishes combat aircrew training requirements for the full range of core missions based on an annual process, but these requirements may not reflect current and emerging training needs, because the Air Force has not comprehensively reassessed the assumptions underlying them. Specifically, assumptions about the total annual live-fly sortie requirements by aircraft, the criteria for designating aircrews...

It was up, up and away for the EC-135T2 helicopter, the latest aircraft to be acquired by the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army as part of the new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS). The first aircraft lifted off from HMAS Albatross yesterday with the first tranche of Flying Instructors from the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Boeing Defence Australia. The modern...

Planning isn’t exactly the easiest of jobs to capture accurately on camera nor is it the most eye-catching of job titles, and yet Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) and the Joint Enabling Capabilities Command (JECC) make it look good. Carrying out the mission in the field is only part of what the military does. Some have, instead, made...

Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), a global developer of military training and simulation software, will showcase VBS Tactics, a 2D web-based interface for doctrinal control of artificially intelligent forces in VBS3, and offer live demonstrations of VBS using the latest in off-the-shelf VR technologies at Modern Day Marine in Quantico, Virginia, Sept. 27 -29. Visit BISim in Tent C at...

Blending big data with advances in mobile technology, new software platform BioSension launched in August, elevating the art of firearms and tactical training to an entirely new level.Combining biometric technology, gaming, and augmented reality techniques, BioSension is a software/hardware solution developed to advance and improve the training of law enforcement personnel, military, and specialized tactical teams. Available as a...

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., has been awarded a $7.7 million modification to contract for continued research and development for an advanced modular manikin. Work will be performed in Minneapolis, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 25, 2019. 

On September 22, Colonel Emanuel Gashaija, the Military Attaché of the Republic of Rwanda to the Russian Federation, visited the Military Logistics Academy named after A. Khrulev.Colonel Gashaija was familiarized with educational and materiel basis of the Academy, life and training conditions of attendees of the special department, and had a meeting with the leadership of the educational establishment.The leadership...

When you think “simulated warzone,” you probably don’t think of the conservation efforts that allow that warzone’s environment to be suitable for use, year after year.Corey Davidson is a Reclamation Biologist who works at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Suffield, the largest military Range and Training Area (RTA) in the country. Throughout the year, British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS)...

On September 21 a team of military instructors formed mainly by military personnel assigned to the Lithuanian Grand Duke Kęstutis Mechanised Infantry Battalion, Motorised Infantry Brigade Žemaitija, was formally deployed to Ukraine. The troops will continue Lithuania’s participation in the United States-led Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine.The new rotation will provide training for the 1st Battalion, Airmobile Brigade,...

L-3 Communications Link Simulation and Training, Arlington, Texas, is being awarded  $21.1 million for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircrew training device Naval Aviation Simulation Master Plan Systems Fidelity – One (NSF-1).  NSF-1 is delivered to the fleet as a highly-integrated software package that provides upgrades to communications, multi-functional...