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  • 2017

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  • In July 2016, the U.S. Air Force was short approximately 7,500 sorties a year. A few months later, the gap had expanded to 30,000–40,000 sorties per year. What's fueling this shortage?

    In July 2016, the U.S. Air Force was short approximately 7,500 sorties a year. A few months later, the gap had expanded to 30,000–40,000 sorties per year. What is fueling this shortage?

     
  • Remote air traffic control technology is a breakthrough in air traffic services, and will transform the industry through greater flexibility, reduced costs, and enhanced safety. Sweden has two remotely controlled airports already in operation, and successful test installations have been set up in the U.S., Australia, the Netherlands, Norway and Ireland.

    Remote air traffic control (ATC) technology is a breakthrough in air traffic services, and will transform the industry through greater flexibility, reduced costs, and enhanced safety. Sweden has two remotely controlled airports already in operation, and successful test installations have been set up in the U.S., Australia, the Netherlands, Norway and Ireland.

     
  • On February 17, 1917, the U.S. Marine Corps changed forever. That was the day the first official Marine flying unit arrived, and the Marine Aviation Company was commissioned for duty with the Advanced Base Force at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Since then, Marine Air Group Squadrons have mobilized rapidly all over the world.

    On February 17, 1917, the U.S. Marine Corps changed forever. That was the day the first official Marine flying unit arrived, and the Marine Aviation Company was commissioned for duty with the Advanced Base Force at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Since then, Marine Air Group Squadrons have mobilized rapidly all over the world.

     
  • Five Things You Didn’t Know about RBS15

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    How well do you really know the world’s leading anti-ship missile?

    How well do you really know the world’s leading anti-ship missile?

     
  • Living a Childhood Dream

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    On December 20 of last year, the first of two T-X military trainer aircraft from Boeing and Saab made its maiden flight in St. Louis, Missouri. Recently, Saab’s test pilot Richard Ljungberg flew the aircraft for the first time.

    On December 20 of last year, the first of two T-X military trainer aircraft from Boeing and Saab made its maiden flight in St. Louis, Missouri. Recently, Saab’s test pilot Richard Ljungberg flew the aircraft for the first time.

     
  • Enterprises need comprehensive situational awareness to detect and respond to potential or existing emergencies, minimize the fallout, and return to "normal" operations. To achieve this, enterprises must invest in two things: 1) technologies that can connect existing stove-piped systems, and 2) continuous staff training.

    The world's infrastructures are more interwoven than ever; thus, the consequences of emergencies and crises can spill over organizational, jurisdictional and geographical borders. Enterprises need comprehensive situational awareness to detect and respond to potential or existing emergencies, minimize the fallout, and return to "normal" operations. To achieve this, enterprises must invest in two things: 1) technologies that can connect existing stove-piped systems, and 2) continuous staff training.

     
  • 2016

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  • Imagine you're a soldier facing live combat for the first time. You've spent months preparing for this moment – yet the training solutions you implemented during force-on-force exercises do not resemble what is unfolding around you. How should you proceed when when negative training has caused you to incorrectly engage opposing forces in a real-life situation?

    Our warfighters spend months preparing for real-life combat – yet when they enter the battlefield, the training solutions they implemented during force-on-force exercises may not resemble what is unfolding around them. How should they proceed when negative training has caused them to incorrectly engage opposing forces in a real-life situation?

     
  • Two years ago, the Carl-Gustaf M4 was launched at the Association of the U.S. Army exhibition (AUSA) in Washington D.C. Presently, four customers have signed contracts for the system. How did a new system generate that level of interest in such a short time?

    Two years ago, the Carl-Gustaf M4 was launched at the Association of the U.S. Army exhibition (AUSA) in Washington D.C. Presently, four customers have signed contracts for the system. How did a new system generate that level of interest in such a short time?

     
  • For Sergeant Raymond Miller of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, the Carl-Gustaf system has been a game changer during operations.

    For Sergeant Raymond Miller of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, the Carl-Gustaf system has been a game changer during operations.

     
  • The future of air traffic management (ATM) depends on greater, seamless connectivity at many levels.

     
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