US Air Force C-130 Aeromedical Trainer Becomes Operational

May 15, 2017 @ 03:03 PM

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...

Turkish Military Helicopter Simulator To Receive Quantum3D Visual Solution

May 9, 2017 @ 12:56 PM

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...

Stringent, Realistic Combat Scenarios Introduced In Chinese AF Pilot Training

May 5, 2017 @ 05:46 PM

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

Special Training For Pentagon Negotiators To Increase US Weapons Sales

May 3, 2017 @ 03:17 PM

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,...

US Army To Use 'DroneDefender' To Disrupt UAV Communication

April 26, 2017 @ 04:12 PM

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 Expands Simulation Training For Future Electronic Warfare Sailors

April 21, 2017 @ 03:11 PM

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

US State Department Approves $1 Billion Pilot Training Contract For Iraqi Air

April 15, 2017 @ 10:21 AM

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

NIOA Delivers LVS2 Fire Control Simulation For Australian Army’s MK47 Grenade Launcher...

April 11, 2017 @ 10:52 AM

Australian arms supplier NIOA has delivered its first LVS2 Next Generation Fire Control Simulation Training System for MK47 Light Weight Automatic Grenade Launcher to the Australian Army. The Lightweight Video Sight (LVS2) system provides an advanced, virtual reality training solution that is compact, easily transportable and deployable, providing low cost, but highly effective, training for Defence

Rheinmetall To supply Warfare Training Simulator To Thailand Navy

April 5, 2017 @ 12:50 PM

Rheinmetall has won a several million euros contract from Thailand Navy to supply a turnkey system known as the Naval Warfare Training Simulator (NWTS). The order includes construction of a new building, including infrastructure, the company announced today

Esterline To Deliver Two Visual Systems For Eurofighter Typhoon Simulator By Year...

March 31, 2017 @ 11:40 AM

Esterline will deliver two visual systems into the Eurofighter Typhoon simulator facilities at RAF Lossiemouth, in Scotland, UK, by the end of this year. The new systems will provide air force pilots with high performance, high fidelity visual systems as they prepare for operational deployments around the globe, BAE Systems said in a statement Tuesday

Rockwell Collins Wins US Navy Contract For Tactical Combat Training System

March 29, 2017 @ 09:44 AM

The US Navy awarded Rockwell Collins a contract worth $142 million to procure Tactical Combat Training System. “Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $142,356,338 cost-plus-incentive-fee, fixed-price-incentive, firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of the Tactical Combat Training System Increment II (TCTS Inc II) environment improvement of the air combat training with rangeless air combat and secure air-to-air and air-to-ground data link,” the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday

Thales Delivers Training Simulator To Royal Malaysian Air Force

March 22, 2017 @ 12:25 PM

Thales delivers an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of initial pilot training. The simulator, delivered to the company Gading Kasturi, has been in operation since December