Category Archives: Training

Help wanted top guns for dogfights (Canada’s Contracted Airborne Training Services)

Help wanted  top guns for dogfights (Canada’s Contracted Airborne Training Services)

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Have Jet, Will Travel: Training F-35s Vs. 1950s Fighters

Have Jet, Will Travel: Training F-35s Vs. 1950s Fighters By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on July 18, 2016 at 4:37 PM The Air Force has too few pilots. The Navy has too few planes. Textron has a solution: outsource to … Continue reading

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Rikers Guards To Get Tasers, Kel-Tec Shotguns and Training From Private Military-Style Contractor

Rikers Guards To Get Tasers, Kel-Tec Shotguns and Training From Private Military-Style Contractor Marina Galperina Yesterday 1:40pm US C-SOG promotional images via the Courier Gazette The guards of Rikers Island—New York’s corrupt and deadly hellhole of a jail complex—are getting … Continue reading

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National service: How Serco went from overcharging and mismanagement scandals to a key role training RAF pilots

National service: How Serco went from overcharging and mismanagement scandals to a key role training RAF pilots By Ben Griffiths for the Daily Mail Published: 16:56 EST, 7 March 2016 | Updated: 16:56 EST, 7 March 2016 Amid the historic … Continue reading

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A Former Special Forces Soldier is Setting Up a Massive Private Military Facility in Ontario

A Former Special Forces Soldier is Setting Up a Massive Private Military Facility in Ontario By Sandro Frenguelli February 12, 2016 A Canadian Forces member training in Texas. Photo via Cpl Bruno Turcotte/DND On the surface, Brockville is just another … Continue reading

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Package Contract for UK Military Pilot Training Is Now Signed

Package Contract for UK Military Pilot Training Is Now Signed by Chris Pocock  – February 10, 2016, 6:00 PM Embraer is providing five Phenom 100 business jets for multi-engine training of British military pilots. (Image: Embraer) The contract to provide new … Continue reading

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L-3 Communications, L-3 Link Simulations and Training

L-3 Communications, L-3 Link Simulations and Training B-410644.2: Jan 20, 2016 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 9 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has … Continue reading

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Elbit, KBR contracted for U.K. military flight training program

Elbit, KBR contracted for U.K. military flight training program By Ryan Maass   |   Feb. 4, 2016 at 12:41 PM Follow @upi Affinity Flying Services Limited receives $721 million contract to support the U.K. Military Flight Training System, which supports training … Continue reading

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CACI International (CACI) Receives Three-Year, $25M Contract for USAF Information Operations Training

CACI International (CACI) Receives Three-Year, $25M Contract for USAF Information Operations Training January 20, 2016 8:23 AM EST CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced that it has been awarded a $25 million contract to continue its support for the U.S. … Continue reading

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Why Is the Air Force Using Jet-Flying Mercenaries?

The Buzz Why Is the Air Force Using Jet-Flying Mercenaries? Dave Majumdar January 20, 2016 The U.S. Air Force’s elite Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has started using contractors flying privately-owned combat aircraft to help train the … Continue reading

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