The Wasted Time of Range Training

KAFB Firing Range

Technological solutions maximize small arms training efficiency and effectiveness Traditional small arms range training is a stop-and-start process. For each exercise, time is spent sighting, shooting, securing the weapon, walking down to the target, taking notes on the results, walking back, and starting again. For safety, all activity needs to cease every time a student…

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Building Greater Efficiency and Realism into Training Ranges

Special ops shooting range

More intelligent range design helps create more lethal warfighters The goal of combatant training should always be to improve the lethality, survivability, and readiness of the fighters. Unfortunately, many current small arms ranges simply do not service this goal. Outdated technology, poor design, and a lack of automated data collection means that these training ranges…

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What if Your Training Center Was Also a Coach?

Training and Human Performance Gym

Integrating Space and Technology to Close the Readiness Gap Faster There’s a readiness gap between human performance training and actual performance downrange. Creating and maintaining mission-ready operators is imperative. If there’s a disconnect between current human performance facilities and desired outcomes, it can mean the difference between mission success or failure. Today, equipping human performance…

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Bypassing the Challenges of Federal Facility Modernization

Large conference room at Lackland AFB

Outdated spaces put missions at risk, but improvements have been slow in coming. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, nearly 30% of the Defense Department’s roughly 550,000 structures have exceeded their lifespans.[1] At the same time, DOD has a $137 billion “deferred maintenance” backlog, and it’s consistently allocated significantly less funding…

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