About the Military Simulation and Training Authors
MS&T magazine editorial team members are well-known and respected by the simulation and training community around the world. They bring extra interest and readership to the articles in MS&T magazine.
Chris has been the Editor in Chief of MS&T and CAT magazines for the past 15 years, gaining over 30 years’ experience in military and civil aviation training and simulation. Chris has an extensive background in training systems development, international marketing and sales, contracts and program management. He maintains his civil pilot license and has been current on fixed-wing aircraft for over 30 years. Chris has been the Conference Chair of the WATS and EATS aviation training conferences for over a decade.
Managing Editor of MS&T magazine, Jeff Loube retired as a Lieutenant Commander, RCN (in the mid ’80s) with 26 years’ service in surface operations and training. The next 30 years have been spent in the military simulation and training industry. Jeff has worked on training system requirements and definition, concept development, instructional design, media selection, and client relations. Today, as a training systems architect, Jeff continues to contribute to training and performance projects at both tactical and strategic levels and has been supporting MS&T editorially for 15 years.
US Affairs Editor Chuck Weirauch has been writing for CAT and MS&T for more than ten years. As a public affairs writer for NASA at Kennedy Space Centre, Chuck covered such space agency programs as the Space Shuttle, simulation technologies, NASA aviation research and the agency’s advanced research and technology spinoffs program.
Group Editor Marty Kauchak is a retired US Navy Captain, having served for more than 23 years in the surface warfare community. Gaining training and simulation experience through five operational assignments and major staff management positions. Marty also brings expertise as a former editor for defense publications in the US and overseas and as congressional and media outreach coordinator for the US DoD’s Training Transformation Program.
Dim Jones, our European Editor, is a former RAF Group Captain with 44 years experience in defence aviation, having flown more than 7,700 hours in a wide variety of aircraft, the vast majority fast-jet. Dim served as an Instructor Pilot and Flight Examiner with the USAF, and as a Qualified Tactics Instructor, Squadron Commander, Station Commander and Deputy Inspector of Flight Safety. Dim spent the last six years as a Qualified Pilot Nav Instructor on the Hawk.