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British Army flags up S&T requirements

9th June 2021 - 13:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


IIFS will build on the work undertaken by a CCD. (Photo: Trevor Nash)

The UK's Defence Equipment & Support organisation has highlighted nearly £140 million of planned investment in British Army training requirements.

The Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) agency in the UK MoD used the recent Defence  Simulation, Education & Training (DSET) conference in Bristol to highlight a number of future requirements.

Nick Taylor, head of soldier, training and special projects at DE&S, discussed five key programmes alongside the Defence & Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS) and the future of collective training provision.

The first simulation and training (S&T) programme he mentioned was the Interim Combined Arms Virtual Simulation – Deployable or ICAVS(D). Taylor said that although the project ‘is a follow on to UBVT (the Unit Based Virtual Trainer supplied by NSC)’ it is also …

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