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Accession Number PB2012-113980
Title Air Force Training: Actions Needed to Better Manage and Determine Costs of Virtual Training Efforts.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 31p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The three lead Air Force major commands - Air Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, and Air Combat Command - all utilize training requirements review boards composed of subject-matter experts to determine training requirements for specific aircraft. These boards determine which training requirements can be completed in live or virtual environments based upon factors such as specific combatant command mission requirements and the capabilities of fielded simulators and networks. All three commands use a combination of live and virtual approaches, but the mix varies by aircraft. For example, Air Combat Command specifies that approximately 25 percent of its training requirements could be met virtually. The other two commands conduct approximately 50 percent of their training virtually.
Keywords Air Force training
Aircraft
Costs
Management planning and control
Military missions
Military operations
Military training
Requirements

 
Source Agency General Accounting Office
NTIS Subject Category 74G - Military Operations, Strategy, & Tactics
70B - Management Practice
Corporate Author Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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