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President Petro Poroshenko signed the Decree establishing the Day of AFU Special Operations Forces. The Head of State decided to establish the given holiday taking into account the important role of the Special Operations Forces in ensuring the defense capacity of the state and heroism demonstrated during the ATO in eastern Ukraine. The holiday will be celebrated on July 29. According...

In a combat theater soldiers face small arms fire and exploding ordnance attacks, but for Reserve Soldiers it can be difficult to simulate these real world threats during monthly battle assemblies. To achieve the most realistic training possible, Reserve units teamed up with Active Army and Army National Guard units here at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin for the 84th Training Command’s...

The Commandant, National Defence College, Samuel Alade, says the Nigerian military has begun taking steps towards the manufacture of military hardware. Mr. Alade, a Rear Admiral, said this in Abuja on Thursday while addressing journalists after he led the Course 24 of the college on a visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House. According to him, the...

In an effort to neutralize the enemy and their ability to impact combat operations, Airmen have created the Air Force’s first MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft Electronic Combat Officers (ECO) course. “We’ve been working for the last year and half or so to build the ECO course for the RPA community,” said Capt. Craig, a 26th Weapons...

South Sudan has told off the United Nations (UN) for warning against the replacement of Dr Riek Machar as the First Vice-President. Information minister Samuel Makuei said the nomination of Gen Taban Gai Deng to replace Dr Machar was the business of the opposition and not the government. “This issue is something which has nothing to do with the government, it...

The Radio-Electronic Technologies Group (KRET), part of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec, is planning to start exporting the Rychag-AV jamming station, Vladimir Mikheyev, adviser to the KRET first deputy CEO, told TASS. Several contracts are currently being discussed, he added. "The export version of the Rychag-AV jamming station differs from the baseline model in some operational characteristics. Several contracts are currently...

USSOCOM’s PEO-Rotary Wing (RW), in conjunction with the Technology Applications Program Office (TAPO) and Systems Integration Management Office (SIMO), will assemble technical experts from Government Labs, program offices, SOF users, and industry to explore the realm of the possible for achieving the next generation cockpit/aircraft avionics architecture for SOF helicopters. A government/industry collaboration event will be held on Tuesday and...

The U.S. Marine Corps’ Program Manager, Training Systems (PM TRASYS) has a requirement to procure and intends to issue a solicitation for the Ground Training Systems Support (GTSS) contract. The GTSS contract will be utilized to support various ground training systems at both Continental United States and Outside Continental United States locations.  The training systems supported include simulation, training...

The President, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa, has presented Swords of Authority to ten army generals actively serving The Gambia Armed Forces. This was conducted in a brief ceremony on the sidelines of the march past of the security forces, school children and voluntary organisations at the iconic Arch 22 in Banjul. That event was...

British soldiers hosting a company of Canadian Army reservists used a tried and tested unit-based virtual training service to overcome any transatlantic differences in tactics, techniques and procedures. Ahead of deploying onto Salisbury Plain for a multinational exercise, personnel from 1st Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers plugged their visitors into NSC’s JCOVE trainer for a digital tour of the...