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I/ITSEC 2016: US gears up for red air adversary procurements

21st November 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


The US Air Force and US Navy are both due to issue requirement documents in January for the provision of live red air aggressor training services.

Shephard understands that likely respondents include Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), part of Textron Airborne Solutions; Draken International; and Discovery Air Defence Services, a subsidiary of Discovery Air.

The US Navy is likely to be first to award a contract. Its requirement includes the provision of improved adversary training at its Top Gun school at NAS Fallon in Nevada.

Although the number of hours to be flown each year are yet to be determined ...

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