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Brazil releases requirements for ASTROS simulator

19th January 2022 - 16:05 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

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The SIS-ASTROS system will simulate the operation of all types of ammunition ASTROS fires. (Photo: Brazilian Army)

The new SIS-ASTROS system will enable improvements to Brazilian artillery training.

Having identified the need to improve its artillery training, the Brazilian Army on 7 January released operational requirements for a simulator system for the Artillery Saturation Rocket System (ASTROS).

The document with prerequisites was issued by Terrestrial Operations Command (COTER) in the Brazilian Army. Although it did not disclose a timescale for the project, COTER defined mandatory and optional features for the simulator.

Called SIS-ASTROS, the system must feature a control station for the simulation network; fixed and mobile stations; and seven operation cabins (one each for C2 vehicles, C2 posts and fire control units, plus four for universal multiple launcher vehicles).

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