Budget cuts, changing mission goals, and sequestration have all resulted in training shortages and shortfalls within the Department of Defense (DoD), yet effective warfighter training has never been more critical and the technology necessary for successful training more complex. Driving much of the innovation in military simulation and training is technology from the commercial gaming [...]
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, and construction contractor G-W Management Services officials broke ground on the new center of operations for NAWCAD's Atlantic Test Ranges (ATR) on August 24, 2016.
JOINT PACIFIC ALASKA RANGE COMPLEX, Alaska. The U.S. Air Force teamed up with Northrop Grumman to integrate a 5th and 4th generation fighter aircraft during a live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) training event, part of Distant Frontier training at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex.
Demand rising for military simulation & training tech, virtual reality tools, and head-worn displays
Cuts to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) budget over the last few years have created more demand for innovative simulation and training systems for military personnel, systems ranging from flight crews to radar technicians to maintenance teams across all services. In this Q&A with LeAnn Ridgeway, Vice President and General Manager of Simulation and [...]