Military Training magazine: Realism, low-cost training, VSAT, Russia focus and more
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What's inside this edition:
The USAF is escalating efforts on its Pilot Training Next initiative, designed to overcome aircrew shortages. But will technological innovation solve the root cause of the problem?
Modern simulators frequently rival real life when it comes to replication and fidelity, but such devices are expensive – what happens if your defence budget simply does not go far enough?
Small arms training has been on the verge of going virtual for some time, but some persistent technical problems are holding back the ideal of a range on every base.
Other features include:
THE FOG OF WAR
The modern battlefield is changing, and how to replicate it realistically during training is a growing area of concern for armed forces.
HOME ON THE RANGE
Artillery systems are becoming increasingly complex, and this is mirrored in the evolving nature of their training requirements.
A CURE FOR ALL ILLS?
I-LVC continues to be heralded as a training panacea by many militaries around the world but will it really answer all the questions that are being asked of it?
While the region is still largely reliant on imported simulation equipment, increases in defence spending have seen a marked rise in the sophistication of training programmes.
Russian military exercises are not just designed to train troops, but also serve as a political tool to signal intent or show off capabilities.
New technologies such as AI and AR could revolutionise the training of a naval vessel’s combat information centre team, tasked with ‘fighting’ the ship.
Five ships in Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) took part in a joint exercise with Romania in the Black Sea on 30 March. The ...
The USAF Life Cycle Management Centre is set to receive an unspecified number of F-16 aircraft simulator training programme devices from L3 Harris. A firm-fixed-price ...
Quantum3D has released the latest version (v.3.5.0) of its MANTIS image generation software. According to the California-based company, this iteration has been developed to ‘push ...
Draken International has begun supersonic radar-equipped F1M missions to support combat training of USAF pilots at Nellis AFB, Nevada. Modernised Mirage F1Ms are being used ...
With ITEC 2020 now postponed until 1-3 September and companies in the defence and aerospace sector having called a halt to employee travel, COVID-19 is ...
General Atomics Aeronautical has installed a new Predator MQ-9 Block 5 UAV trainer at the Flight Test and Training Centre (FTTC) at Grand Forks, North ...