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Augmented reality to set sail on UK Type 23s

22nd November 2018 - 16:20 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London


Augmented reality (AR) glasses could be in action on the bridges of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate within two years as the first step to realising BAE Systems' combat management system (CMS) of the future. 

Despite this, the company is still facing challenges when it comes to cost and design.

In a 22 November press briefing, Frank Cotton, BAE Systems head of technology, combat systems, stated that this sci-fi sounding system could be seen on the bridges of a Royal Navy Type 23 frigate as early as the second half of 2019, with land-trials being beginning in the first half

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Kate Martyr


Kate Martyr

Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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