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IDEF 2021: Havelsan highlights latest Sniper Simulator

17th August 2021 - 12:38 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


The Sniper Simulator is designed to prepare soldiers before they undertake live-fire training. (Photo: Havelsan)

Following the use of Havelsan's Sniper Simulator by Turkish SOF, the company is now showing the latest iteration at IDEF.

One of the highlights of the IDEF show in Ankara on 17-20 August is the unveiling of the latest version of Havelsan’s Sniper Simulator.

Launched last April, the simulator is now in service at the Isparta Mountain Commando School in central western Turkey.

According to Havelsan, the version shown at IDEF ‘has been upgraded with feedback and suggestions from the country's security forces, ensuring the product's high effectiveness'.

The Sniper Simulator has been designed to teach students aiming techniques such as aiming off for wind, sight settings, range estimation and how to work with a ‘spotter’ – the sniper’s assistant. 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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