I/ITSEC 2022: HII enhances human-machine teaming training for US Army
HII’s crewed-uncrewed teaming training system has been tested with the US Army’s Apache, but it can operate with any autonomous system with the right equipment to receive data.
All the news from I/ITSEC and talking seabed warfare
The Shephard Media news team looks at all the developments in the military training and simulation world, and discovers the trends and challenges in seabed warfare.
Leonardo explores 6th-generation combat aircraft simulation at I/ITSEC 2022
Leonardo is developing the Smart Chair system in its Battle Lab that allows for advanced pilot training for multi-domain scenarios and can potentially 'replicate a sixth-generation fighter jet cockpit'.
I/ITSEC 2022: Red Hawk jet trainer to be digital platform from day one
Boeing's T-7A Red Hawk simulator and maintenance training system will allow pilots and ground crew to train in novel ways as soon as the platforms are delivered.
I/ITSEC 2022: Saab stays focused and committed to multi-site training delivery
Saab has increased training activities across core markets, opened combined training centres and is set to grow its business further.
I/ITSEC 2022: CAE to create ‘data ecosystem’ in synthetic environment and rethink approach to innovation
CAE believes the future of training technologies will be fundamentally driven by bringing different industries together and no single company can exist in a vacuum - an approach that defence should adopt too.
10th November 2022
The VBS4 updates include a range of new features and general improvements, while the latest version of the terrain enterprise Mantle ETM supports Common Database (CDB) format.
9th November 2022
Inzpire is the latest partner to join BAE Systems' multi-domain project which is set to enhance virtual, immersive military training by using real-world mission data and tactics.
8th November 2022
The Wildcat Integrated Support and Training programme has reached its next stage with implementation of a Weapons Loading System trainer at the Royal Navy's Yeovilton base. The MoD is also experimenting with digitisation of the AW159 Wildcat helicopter.
7th November 2022
The new VirTra Volumetric Video training system captures and replicates human behaviour that soldiers can use for decision-making, human interactions and de-escalation training.
4th November 2022
The US Navy has awarded contracts for training equipment to support the USMC's CH-53K programme and the Czech Republic's UH-1Y and AH-1Z fleets.
3rd November 2022
The Royal Jordanian Air Force has agreed to acquire ten Model 505 training helicopters from Bell
2nd November 2022
Up to 70 Australian personnel will join other NATO allies in the UK to generate additional training capacity within the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
1st November 2022
After 40 years of service, the Chilean Air Force is replacing its ageing fleet of T-35 Pillán basic trainer aircraft with a new full flight instruction system centred on the Pillán II.
27th October 2022
The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is partnering with the US Space Force (USSF) on graduate education to prepare officers for the newest branch of the US military.
25th October 2022
The US Navy has been forced to ground its fleet of T-45C Goshawks again after issues were detected with engine fan blades. This is the third major problem with the trainer jets that impacts the fighter pilot training pipeline for the navy and marine corps.