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New sims as VMFA-314 intensifies training tempo
Following the delivery by Lockheed Martin of six F-35C Full Mission Simulators (FMS) to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, the USMC is now undertaking networked training with USN F-35s elsewhere in California at NAS Lemoore.
By using a Distributed Mission Training (DMT) protocol, Lockheed Martin says, ‘this capability links pilots through a distributed network and enables them to conduct simulated training events [that are] critical to warfighter readiness as it replicates what the pilots do in live theatre’.
The six new devices also mean that the USMC can conduct all its F-35 training at Miramar without leaving the site.
‘Being able …
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