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ITEC 2012: NATO to expand serious gaming output

24th May 2012 - 10:58 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London

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NATO is expanding its serious gaming output with new immersive software which will teach soldiers how to handle situations in small communities.

An Afghanistan-based scenario will take users into a village filled with local nationals, and aims to show how the people and the environment look through the eyes of military personnel and then through the eyes of those working for civilian organisations such as non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

The idea is to introduce the personnel using the game to see that a different approach can advance community relations during operations like those in Afghanistan.

'The idea is to give personnel

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Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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