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Eurosatory 2022: Cubic could fill British Army artillery training gap with Blue Shell

16th June 2022 - 08:53 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in Paris


The L-188 light gun simulation allows for full representation of the real system and Blue Shell training rounds could enhance combined arms training. (Photo: British Army)

The L-118 light gun simulator allows for a full representation of the real system. In conjunction with new Blue Shell training rounds, it could enhance combined arms training for the British Army.

Reservists from the British Army’s 105 Regiment Royal Artillery have begun trying out the new Blue Shell and the Artillery Mission Training Systems (AMST) capability provided by Cubic.

AMST is a 105mm gun simulator, in which a number of components on the L-118 light gun have been replaced with replica components, including the firing box. The system comes with the Blue Shell replica of the in-service 1/10th-weight rounds.  

The system is meant to bridge the gap between the way the British Army conducts dry training and the way it does live-fire training. The Royal School of Artillery at Larkhill has been using

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

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

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