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DSET 2019: US Army trials new training approach

20th March 2019 - 09:07 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Bristol


The summer of 2019 will see the US Army Aviation Training Center of Excellence (USAATCE) at Fort Rucker, Alabama, start a new pilot training experimental programme which has been designed to produce a more proficient initial entry aviator.

Known as Aviator Training Next (ATN), this new programme is based on cognitive science, data collection and technologies such as AR and VR combined with AI and intelligent tutoring, according to Col John Ferrell, director of simulation at AATCE. 

Ferrell stated that ‘we find ourselves in a situation where these technologies have converged.’

‘AI helps us to adapt [training] scenarios to the

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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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