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Kratos aerial gunnery training for Sweden

6th September 2016 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Kratos Defense and Security Solutions is to provide helicopter aerial gunnery training for the Swedish armed forces under an arrangement announced by the company on 2 September.

The training will be carried out at the Kratos Aircrew Training Center (KATC) in Orlando, Florida.

The training centre provides mission readiness training for aircrew, including skills for aerial gunnery, search and rescue hoist training, and cargo sling operations. Training is carried out on virtual reality and projection aircrew training devices. 

Techniques and procedures training for aircrew will include basic firing, scanning, situational awareness, crew coordination, target acquisition, and rescue hoist and cargo sling operations in various all-weather environments. 

Jose Diaz, senior vice president, Kratos Training Solutions, said: ‘Kratos is dedicated to offering the widest range of options and solutions for custom aircrew training services to maximise return on investment for our customers and performance outcomes.

‘We look forward to having the Swedish armed forces continue to advance their mission training and rehearsal requirements locally, in our state-of-the-art Kratos Aircrew Training Center.’

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