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
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale estimated $750 million to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for an air force blanket order training program. The training for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) and other Saudi forces will include such subjects as civilian casualty avoidance, the law of armed conflict, human rights command and control, and targeting via MTTs and/or broader Programs of Instruction (POIs), DSCA said in a press release
Boeings Tapestry Solutions has won a $58 million contract to provide mission command training support services for the US Armys 7th Training Command. Under the contract, Tapestry will continue to support live, virtual and constructive training exercises at the Joint Multinational Simulation Center (JMSC) located in Grafenwoehr, Germany; its satellites in Kaiserslautern, Germany, and Vicenza, Italy; the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) in Hohenfels, Germany; and Theater Security Cooperation exercises throughout NATO
German Navys Sea King Mk41 helicopter simulator that has been modernized with latest-generation Medallion-6000 image generator is ready-for-training at Nordholz Naval Airbase. As part of the upgrade, the company performed a range of updates, including the addition of the latest-generation CAE Medallion-6000 image generator with common database (CDB) architecture, CAE announced Tuesday
US Air Force's C-130 Aeromedical Evacuation Training System that replicates the vibrations and turbulence often encountered during take-off, landing, and in-flight, is now on-motion, fully operational and ready-for-training. Developed by CAE for United States Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), the C-130 Aeromedical Evacuation Training System for an aeromedical fuselage trainer will now provide US Air Force aeromedical evacuation crews with a more realistic virtual training environment
US firm Quantum3D has been selected to provide Image Generation technology as part of the first flight simulator being delivered to Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) in support of its new T-625 helicopter design. The simulator will feature Quantum3D's Independence IDX 8000 Series Image Generator (IG), which is Quantum3D's IG solution featuring its MANTIS scene generation software on a PC-based hardware platform, the company announced today
Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force is introducing stringent, realistic combat scenarios exercises to improve pilot capabilities. Commanders and pilots have been given stringent, realistic combat scenarios and are told to try their best to win
US Air Force has started special training protocols to improve Pentagon employees' way of communicating their case when dealing with foreign weapons buyers and also to understand exactly their requirements. The move was taken in the wake of increasingly time-consuming and unsatisfying negotiations between foreign weapons buyers and US weapons sellers, and the Pentagon
US military has considered to train its soldiers with DroneDefender, a point-and-shoot, electromagnetic, rifle-shaped weapon that disrupts communications of a remote-controlled drone and its operator. The system provides a safer and more accurate alternative than other methods, such as shooting drones with a rifle
Australian Navy is extending its use of simulation in a collaborative project with Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems for training future electronic warfare sailors. "A common electronic warfare sensor suite is planned across the future fleet
The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale worth $1.06 billion for pilot and maintenance training, contractor logistical support (CLS) for trainer aircraft, and base support for Iraqi Air Force personnel
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