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I/ITSEC 2016: Lakota maintainers go virtual

1st December 2016 - 23:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Orlando


The National Guard is using this year’s I/ITSEC to display a new virtual maintenance trainer (VMT) it has rolled out, which teaches ground maintenance operations and procedures for the UH-72A Lakota helicopter

A total of 13 linked work stations – which consists of two small and one large display – and one instructor operating station is now operational at the Western Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (WAATS) in Marana, Arizona.

The workstations allow students to familiarise and practice maintenance tasks before getting their hands dirty on the real aircraft.

First Sergeant James Morrison, the NCO in command of

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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