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Boeing and Red 6 make moves on airborne augmented reality training

21st November 2023 - 11:58 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


Lockheed Martin, KAI and BAE Systems have been listed among Red 6’s current clientele. (Photo: Boeing/Red 6)

Boeing and augmented reality training specialist Red 6 have achieved notable progress in integrating advanced technology into training aircraft.

Boeing and augmented reality (AR) pilot training specialist Red 6 have completed an additional seven exercises on a TA-4J tactical aircraft following initial successful flight testing in September 2023. As Shephard reported during DSEI 2023, the partners successfully integrated and first flew Red 6’s Advanced Tactical Augmented Reality System (ATARS) on a TA-4J as a precursor to testing it in a T-7 Red Hawk advanced trainer.

The two companies announced an agreement in 2022 that would see the incorporation of ATARS, along with an AR command and analytics data environment, into the T-7 and F-15EX jets. The project took approximately eight months from

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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