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I/ITSEC 2016: MetaVR outlines terrain improvements

30th November 2016 - 19:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Florida

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Thousands of feet in the air a US Navy P-8 Poseidon peers down to the ocean surface, using its on-board thermal sensors it can see an Iranian vessel laying drift mines in the Strait of Hormuz and is directing a MH-60R helicopter to intercept the vessel.

Considering recent events, it sounds like it could be a real-life mission but this is actually a simulated scenario created by terrain and visualisation specialists MetaVR as part of its display at this year’s I/ITSEC exhibition in Orlando, Florida.  

The simulation – which can utilise a range of highly-detailed naval vessels from

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