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Canadian Army training system to increase NATO interoperability

1st August 2022 - 18:30 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


Once fully delivered, LVCTS will replicate all crew stations within the Light Armoured Vehicle 6.0, the Leopard 2 MBT and the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (Photo: Canadian Army)

The LVCTS training programme for the Canadian Army will include a wide range of training devices and will allow NATO members to train with Canadian personnel in a virtual environment.

The Land Vehicle Crew Training System (LVCTS) for the Canadian Army (CA) is on track for initial delivery in 2025 and, if anything, the current global landscape is reinforcing the required capabilities, the army has said.

The CA is looking to invest C$2.2 billion ($1.66 billion) in simulation programmes and over C$4 billion in networks and instrumentations over the next 25 years within the Future Integrated Training Environment (FITE) programme. LVCTS is the biggest effort in the project with a value of up to C$499 million ($387 million) and will also serve as one of its main pillars.

Once fully delivered,

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

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

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