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I/ITSEC 2012: ZelTech develops battlefield effects system

3rd December 2012 - 13:40 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Orlando

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ZelTech is the middle of finalising its design for the Battle Effects Simulator (BES) II that it is on contract to develop for the US Army, it has emerged.

The contract, awarded in August by the PEO for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (STRI), will see the company deliver the ‘next generation of battlefield effects’ for force-on-target tactical training.

The BES contract has a potential value of some $35 million over three years for a possible 3,000 systems, and the first 12 for testing will be delivered by February.

Smoke, explosions and auditory simulations are produced by the BES II to

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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