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COVID-19 hits training and simulation

30th March 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


With ITEC 2020 now postponed until 1-3 September and companies in the defence and aerospace sector having called a halt to employee travel, COVID-19 is having a dramatic effect on the global training and simulation (T&S) market as well as collective military training.

Over recent weeks, Exercise Cold Response 20 (see picture) was called short, Defender Europe 20 cancelled and the US has curtailed joint training exercises in both the Philippines and South Korea.

In addition, military training centres around the world are seeing a reduced throughput as service chiefs follow guidelines on social distancing or are having to deploy

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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