Defense News – Lockheed Martin has taken a major step forward in advancing live, virtual and constructive (LVC) technologies with a training exercise that linked a pilot flying an F-16 in the air with a “wingman” flying an F-16 on the ground, fighting against computer-generated adversaries.

Linking up a virtual trainer with a live-flying plane and having them operate together is the holy grail of next-generation training systems, one which experts say could both improve situational training and save the Air Force much needed cash. (more….)