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US Army gains space training boost

4th August 2021 - 11:45 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


US Army C2BMC training device. (Photo: DVIDS)

The US DoD continues to invest in the space domain, with the US Army Space and Missile Defense School being the latest recipient of new training capabilities.

The US Army Space and Missile Defense School is introducing an upgraded training device from the Missile Defense Agency for its Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) Training System.

Replacing a Lockheed Martin C2BMC system, the Sonalysts Inc trainer uses a Mission Specific Vendor Plug-in (MSVP) on Standard Space Trainer architecture installed on COTS hardware at the SMDC School House.

The new trainer will train sensor managers, long-range discrimination radar operators, ground-based fire control operators, missile defence officers, and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense (JFCC IMD) system operators.

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

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

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