Keep it simple….
But give it a another name….
Like ‘Synthetic Training’
The U.S. Army wants to replace its outdated virtual simulators with the kind of realistic, first-person shooter gaming technology designed for Xbox and PS4 game systems.
Synthetic training is one of the top priorities of the Army’s senior leadership. It allows soldiers to run through virtual training scenarios at home station before a live training event at one of the service’s combat training centers.
“For over 30 years, we have had pretty good simulators for aircraft, for vehicles, tank gunnery. We have not really ever broken the code on the Engagement Skills Trainer … for dismounted infantry,” …..
image…FILE PHOTO – Two soldiers compete in a video game tournament March 14, 2015 as part of the grand-opening activities for the new Warrior Zone at Torii Station. (U.S. Army/Katherine Belcher)