The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) inducted five Super Mushshak trainer aircraft into its inventory on August 9 for the primary training of its pilots at 401 Flying Training School (FTS), Kaduna. At the same time, 16 ab-initio student pilots, including 2 female cadets, graduated from the 401 FTS
A US Senator has accused a UK-based sub-contractor of misusing funds meant for training intelligence officers in Afghanistan by spending on luxury vehicles and six-figure salaries to employees' 'significant others.' Senator Claire McCaskill on the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee blew the whistle on a federal contract following an audit that left taxpayers on the hook for over $50 million in questionable costs, including seven luxury vehicles and $400,000 average salaries for 'significant others' of corporate officers to serve as “executive assistants
The Australian Navy has selected Cubic Defense as the primary contractor to develop distributed simulation-enabled training events. The four-year contract, valued at approximately USD $7
General Dynamics was awarded $8 million contract modification for sustainment of the US and UK SSBN fire control system and the US SSGN attack weapon control system (AWCS) to include training and support equipment. Also included is missile fire control for the US Columbia-class and UK Dreadnought-class common missile compartment program development, through first unit UK production, and strategic weapon interface simulator, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
Indian government has decided to not extend the contract to maintain the Air Forces 75 PC-7 Turbo Trainers which was expired in December 2016. Manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland, the aircraft were acquired in 2012
Aero Vodochody has commenced prototype and pre-serial production of its L-39NG jet trainer and light-attack platform. The assembly of the first four L-39NGs had begun “in recent weeks”, comprising three prototype and one pre-serial production model, the Czech company announced Thursday
CAE has won multiple defence contracts valued at more than C$175 million to provide simulation products, training services and in-service support for global military customers. These contracts, awarded during CAE's first quarter of fiscal year 2018, involve programs that highlight CAE's position on major platforms and its Training Systems Integrator strategy
Explotrain, a US-based company has developed a functional drone based IED simulation and training system. Asymmetric warfare by its very nature leads combatants on all sides to develop new weapons and defenses
Embraer has delivered today the first of five Phenom 100 business jet to Affinity Flight Training Services for the UK military's pilot training program. The aircraft has been selected to provide Multi-Engine Pilot Training to UK Armed Forces as part of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence´s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) programme
Lockheed Martin Corp has won a $55.5 million US foreign military sales contract for the design, development, testing, managing, documenting, installing, and providing hardware, software, spares, and training for Saudi Arabian Ministry National Guard live fire ranges
Lockheed Martin has won a $104 million contract from US Air Force to develop, produce and field a threat simulator for future combat aircrew training. The program, known as the Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2 (ARTS-V2), will use radar threat emitters to simulate advanced medium-range surface-to-air missiles (SAM) to support legacy and 5th generation combat aircrew training requirements
Japan has started training its troops Thursday to use Patriot air-and-missile defense systems against a threat from North Korea. "The one-hour exercise took place at the Komaki base in the Aichi prefecture
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