MS&T Magazine: The International Defence Training Journal

Military Simulation & Training (MS&T) magazine has been the leading simulation and training publication for the global defence industry for more than three decades.

MS&T is characterized by high-quality, independent editorial content, created by an international team of editors and writers who apply their wealth of knowledge and industry experience to showcase issues and innovations which help world militaries shape their visions and identify best practices.

MS&T produces four editions annually, incorporating analytical features, industry news, conference previews and reports, and coverage of recent events.

MS&T readership now includes subscribers of MTI (Military Training International) magazine since its acquisition by Halldale Group in 2017.

MS&T is distributed in print, in a digital version and online.

Focused entirely on simulation and training in the military, MS&T magazine is produced by the Halldale Group, the world’s only dedicated simulation and training media and conferencing company.

MS&T Editorial Team

MS&T editors are well-known and respected by the simulation and training community around the world. They bring the highest level of journalistic credibility, underpinned by decades of industry experience.

Rick Adams – Editor 

Rick Adams is a respected international journalist with more than three decades of experience in defence, aviation, simulation and training topics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS). In addition to editing MS&T magazine, Rick has written regularly for Halldale Group’s Journal of Civil Aviation Training (CAT) for 20 years. He has led communications for several major defense, simulation and information technology companies. 

Jeff Loube – Deputy Editor Emeritus
Jeff Loube retired as a Lieutenant Commander, RCN with 26 years’ service in surface operations and training, following that with 30 years in the military simulation and training industry. Jeff has worked on training system requirements and definition, concept development, instructional design, media selection, and client relations. Jeff has been supporting MS&T editorially for 16 years. 

Marty Kauchak – Group Editor
Marty Kauchak is a retired US Navy Captain, having served for more than 23 years in the surface warfare community, gaining training and simulation experience through five operational assignments and major staff management positions. Marty also brings expertise as a former editor for defense publications in the US and overseas and as congressional and media outreach coordinator for the US DoD’s Training Transformation Program. 

Dim Jones – European Editor
Dim Jones is a former UK RAF Group Captain with 44 years’ experience in defence aviation, having flown more than 7,700 hours in a wide variety of aircraft, the vast majority fast jet. Dim served as an Instructor, Pilot and Flight Examiner with the USAF, and as a Qualified Tactics Instructor, Squadron Commander, Station Commander and Deputy Inspector of Flight Safety. Dim spent six years as a Qualified Pilot Nav Instructor on the Hawk.

Chuck Weirauch – US Affairs Editor
Chuck Weirauch has been writing for CAT and MS&T for more than 10 years. As a public affairs writer for NASA at Kennedy Space Centre, Chuck covered such programs as the space shuttle, simulation technologies, NASA aviation research and the agency’s advanced research and technology spinoffs program. 

Amanda Towner – Industry Reporter
Amanda Towner writes news articles for all three of the Halldale Group’s magazine news websites. She studied English and Creative Writing at Stetson University, where she became a Sullivan Scholar for her work. Her writing covers several topics including journalism and storytelling, and has been featured in several publications.

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