Read the latest MS&T Magazine: Issue 6-2018

Magazine published: 19th, November 2018

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Contents:

AI and the (Semi) Autonomous Battlefield. MS&T editor Rick Adams addresses human accountability and the use of AI on the battlefield in this issue’s editorial comment.

The Insatiable Demand for Drones.  Marty Kauchak highlights the quickening pace of S&T industry support for UAS fleets around the globe.

Sea Drones: Taking the Operator Out of the Loop. In the maritime environment, unmanned vehicles are both training devices and sensor platforms. Beth Stevenson explores examples of surface and subsurface naval drones.

Inconvenient, Dangerous or Impossible. These are places that unmanned ground vehicles thrive. Beth Stevenson has more.

Ample Strike 18. Ample Strike is a series of annual multi-national Joint Terminal Air Controller (JTAC) exercises to enable JTACs to maintain currency and Mission Ready status. Dim Jones embedded with the exercise.

A Compendium of Training Exercises Around the World.  Rick Adams compends significant worldwide training exercises.

Defence Animal Training, UK Style. Dim Jones takes us inside the Defence Animal Training Regiment (DATR) at its base near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.

K9 Warriors — Defense Animal Training US Style. Robert Moorman sniffs out the 341st Training Squadron’s Military Working Dog (MWD) center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and explores the training and deployment of these olfactory wonders.

Procurement Central for Medical M&S. The new Joint Program Management Office for Medical Modeling and Simulation is stepping out with a new contract vehicle. Chuck Weirauch spoke with Deputy Project Manager Jude Tomasello to find out more.

Embracing the Virtual. The EHUD AACMI system stitches together live and virtual to train fighter pilots for precision.

Military Flight Training Conference. The agenda items were dispiritingly familiar. Dim Jones experienced “déjà vu all over again” at this event in London.

Training Naval Flight Officers. Marty Kauchak journeyed to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, and reports on the US Navy’s efforts to bring more technology and contractor support to bear on naval flight officer training.

T-X — At Last a Decision. In his very first article for MS&T, (almost nine years ago!), Dim Jones covered the developing competition for the T-X trainer. He recounts the timeline leading to the Pentagon’s announcement of a winner.

Seen & Heard. Updates from the training and simulation community. Compiled and edited by the Halldale editorial staff.

 


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