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IITSEC 2013: Brazilian Army begins SWORD training

4th December 2013 - 09:24 GMT | by Darren Lake in Orlando


The Brazilian Army has begun training with a new simulation software system called SWORD that software less than six months after it was selected.

Built by the MASA Group, SWORD is being used to train the Brazilian Army’s command staff at battalion, brigade, division and army levels and the customised version of the software has been dubbed COMBATER in Brazilian service.

At I/ITSEC, Lt Col Sergio Peres of the Simulation Division of the Brazilian Army's Comando de Operações Terrestres (COTER), said Brazil had completed its first full-scale, next-generation simulation exercise using COMBATER.

The system has been tested to train

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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