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IITSEC 2013: US services warn cuts will affect readiness

3rd December 2013 - 16:53 GMT | by Darren Lake in Orlando


High level officials from the US DoD have warned that current budgetary constraints and the reset of US forces will challenge the modelling and simulation community in the next few years.

Lt Gen John J. Johnson, who has recently taken over as the director of the Joint IED Defeat Organization told delegates at I/ITSEC 2013 that it would be a challenge ‘to keep the lessons from last 12/13 years of conflict and maintain that hard won experience’.

He contrasted what needs to happen now with how the US armed forces had lost capability and experience between 1945 and the start

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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