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LVC training in Alaska

10th August 2016 - 16:27 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London

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One of the major issues in conducting live training with fifth-generation aircraft such as the F-22 and F-35 is range space.

These aircraft have long range sensor and weapon delivery capabilities that demand massive training areas. The challenge of linking such aircraft with older fourth-generation platforms is leading the military to look increasingly closely at blended or hybrid training solutions.

As part of the USAF’s Distant Frontier training exercise, held at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, Northrop Grumman has integrated two virtual F-22 Raptor fifth-generation fighters to fly and train alongside four live fourth-generation F-16 Fighting Falcons.

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After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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