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MILO Range News

FAAC Incorporated supports US Army’s Soldier Virtual Trainer phase II prototype

Published on November 15, 2023

FAAC Incorporated supports US Army’s Soldier Virtual Trainer phase II prototype
  Ann Arbor, Michigan – November 15 2023 – FAAC Incorporated, a member of Arotech Corporation’s Training and Simulation Division (ATSD), announces the award of US Army Soldier Virtual Trainer (SVT) Phase II to CAE, with FAAC as a contributing team member to the solution. Following a competitive Phase I, with two teams selected to … Continued

Differences Between Static & Tactical Shooting Ranges

Published on August 11, 2023

Differences Between Static & Tactical Shooting Ranges
  Shooting ranges can be broken into two broad categories: static shooting ranges and tactical shooting ranges (also sometimes called “dynamic shooting ranges.”)   Static Shooting Ranges  In a static shooting range, everything stays behind the firing line. Each shooter has their own stall and remains confined to that area, separated from other shooters by … Continued

County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health and MILO Collaborate to Transform Simulation Training in Behavioral Health Intervention

Published on August 1, 2023

County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health and MILO Collaborate to Transform Simulation Training in Behavioral Health Intervention
  MILO  is excited to announce a collaboration with the county of Santa Clara Behavioral Health on the development of new simulation training content focused on behavioral health response. These scenarios address the complexities of behavioral health response, providing law enforcement, clinical social workers, and clinicians to train effectively on the MILO Range simulator. “We … Continued

Searcy Police Department started training on their new MILO Range Theater.

Published on July 14, 2023

Searcy Police Department started training on their new MILO Range Theater.
  Source: Geary, Greg. “New training simulator in Searcy lets officers practice dealing with ‘serious situations’.” The Daily Citizen. July 11, 2023, https://www.thedailycitizen.com/news/new-training-simulator-in-searcy-lets-officers-practice-dealing-with-serious-situations/article_7677e6b8-6942-5cff-81d2-6bea3a125ec1.html.   Training being held on a new Searcy Police Department simulator that has arrived “puts officers under stress but in the least stressful environment we can make it, so it’s not like … Continued

Put Into Practice

Published on June 12, 2023

Put Into Practice
MILO training simulator lets students and law enforcement officers practice decision-making skills. Students studying criminal justice, legal studies, social work, and nursing are tested in controllable scenarios on the new MILO Range virtual training simulator in the Simulation Lab at Henderson Learning Resources Center at Washburn University. The Washburn University Police Department and other law … Continued

Mental Health Awareness Month and Every Month — Training to Protect Those in Crisis

Published on May 30, 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month and Every Month — Training to Protect Those in Crisis
  It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, an annual national movement designed to raise awareness about mental health, “fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support the millions of people in the U.S. affected by mental illness.” According to The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 1 in 5 U.S. adults … Continued

MILO’s Modular Shooting Range

Published on May 23, 2023

Source: Griffith, D. (2023, May 24). MILO’s Modular Shooting Range. Police Magazine. https://www.policemag.com/training/article/15448364/milos-modular-shooting-range   Known for its training simulators, MILO is now building and delivering turnkey live-fire shooting range systems that can be set up in a parking lot. One of the greatest infrastructure challenges faced by law enforcement agencies is providing a place for … Continued

Talking About MILO’s New Training Content at ILEETA 2023

Published on April 14, 2023

POLICE Senior Editor Wayne Parham and Lawrence Kehoe, the training content specialist at MILO, discuss simulator training, content development, and using the AUFIRE System while running simulations with officers at ILEETA. Listen to the interview https://www.policemag.com/home/featured/video/15383121/talking-about-milos-new-training-content-at-ileeta-2023

MUPSTI Hosts State Officials

Published on March 24, 2023

  Article and photo from Wellsboro Gazette   The Mansfield Public Safety Training Institute at Commonwealth University-Mansfield recently hosted some high-profile guests from state government for a presentation on establishing a consistent and adaptable, proactive training model for law enforcement. Among those attending the sessions were Auditor General Tim DeFoor, PA Commission on Crime and … Continued

Between the Lines Live at ILEETA 2023

Published on March 22, 2023

Thank you to Michael Warren and Virtual Academy Advanced Training Solutions for having Lawrence Kehoe, our Training Content Specialist, and our partner, Brian Vella, From Folds of Honor, on the Between The Lines Podcast live at ILEETA 2023 conference. Watch the podcast