German Navy's Modernized Sea King helicopter Simulator Ready For Training

May 16, 2017 @ 01:30 PM

German Navys Sea King Mk41 helicopter simulator that has been modernized with latest-generation Medallion-6000 image generator is ready-for-training at Nordholz Naval Airbase. As part of the upgrade, the company performed a range of updates, including the addition of the latest-generation CAE Medallion-6000 image generator with common database (CDB) architecture, CAE announced...

US Air Force C-130 Aeromedical Trainer Becomes Operational

May 15, 2017 @ 03:03 PM

US Air Force's C-130 Aeromedical Evacuation Training System that replicates the vibrations and turbulence often encountered during take-off, landing, and in-flight, is now on-motion, fully operational and ready-for-training. Developed by CAE for United States Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), the C-130 Aeromedical Evacuation Training System for an aeromedical...

Turkish Military Helicopter Simulator To Receive Quantum3D Visual Solution

May 9, 2017 @ 12:56 PM

US firm Quantum3D has been selected to provide Image Generation technology as part of the first flight simulator being delivered to Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) in support of its new T-625 helicopter design. The simulator will feature Quantum3D's Independence IDX 8000 Series Image Generator (IG), which is Quantum3D's IG solution featuring...

Stringent, Realistic Combat Scenarios Introduced In Chinese AF Pilot Training

May 5, 2017 @ 05:46 PM

Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force is introducing stringent, realistic combat scenarios exercises to improve pilot capabilities. Commanders and pilots have been given stringent, realistic combat scenarios and are told to try their best to win

Special Training For Pentagon Negotiators To Increase US Weapons Sales

May 3, 2017 @ 03:17 PM

US Air Force has started special training protocols to improve Pentagon employees' way of communicating their case when dealing with foreign weapons buyers and also to understand exactly their requirements. The move was taken in the wake of increasingly time-consuming and unsatisfying negotiations between foreign weapons buyers and US weapons sellers,...

US Army To Use 'DroneDefender' To Disrupt UAV Communication

April 26, 2017 @ 04:12 PM

US military has considered to train its soldiers with DroneDefender, a point-and-shoot, electromagnetic, rifle-shaped weapon that disrupts communications of a remote-controlled drone and its operator. The system provides a safer and more accurate alternative than other methods, such as shooting drones with a rifle

Australian Navy Expands Simulation Training For Future Electronic Warfare Sailors

April 21, 2017 @ 03:11 PM

Australian Navy is extending its use of simulation in a collaborative project with Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems for training future electronic warfare sailors. "A common electronic warfare sensor suite is planned across the future fleet

US State Department Approves $1 Billion Pilot Training Contract For Iraqi Air

April 15, 2017 @ 10:21 AM

The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale worth $1.06 billion for pilot and maintenance training, contractor logistical support (CLS) for trainer aircraft, and base support for Iraqi Air Force personnel

NIOA Delivers LVS2 Fire Control Simulation For Australian Army’s MK47 Grenade Launcher...

April 11, 2017 @ 10:52 AM

Australian arms supplier NIOA has delivered its first LVS2 Next Generation Fire Control Simulation Training System for MK47 Light Weight Automatic Grenade Launcher to the Australian Army. The Lightweight Video Sight (LVS2) system provides an advanced, virtual reality training solution that is compact, easily transportable and deployable, providing low cost, but highly effective, training for Defence

Oxygen System Problems Ground US Navy T-45 Trainer Fleet

April 6, 2017 @ 01:47 PM

The US Navy has grounded its fleet of T-45 trainer jets on Wednesday following instructor pilots refusal to fly, raising concerns about the oxygen systems' efficiency as the aviators are experiencing light-headedness and blackouts. “We take the concerns of our air crew seriously and have directed a two-day safety pause for the T-45 community to allow time for naval aviation leadership to engage with the pilots, hear their concerns and discuss the risk mitigations, as well as the efforts that are ongoing to correct this issue,” Cmdr

Rheinmetall To supply Warfare Training Simulator To Thailand Navy

April 5, 2017 @ 12:50 PM

Rheinmetall has won a several million euros contract from Thailand Navy to supply a turnkey system known as the Naval Warfare Training Simulator (NWTS). The order includes construction of a new building, including infrastructure, the company announced today

Vietnam To Set Up New Division For Supersonic Fighter pilot Training

April 5, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Vietnam Peoples Air Force (VPAF) has plans to set up a new division dedicated to supersonic fighter pilot training. Plans are afoot to purchase trainer jet aircraft for the purpose such as the Yak-152 combt-trainer and the Yak-130 basic trainer