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I/ITSEC 2016: New sims for Australia

24th November 2016 - 14:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London

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Like many armed forces around the world, the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is embarking on a plan to exploit the use of networked virtual simulation to enhance its training.

The nexus for this strategy is the RAN's Maritime Warfare Training establishment, HMAS Watson, in Sydney harbour.

As part of this strategy, HMAS Watson is about to receive new Kongsberg K-Sim ship handling and navigation trainers and an upgrade to the visual system of its current ship's bridge simulator. These improvements will take place under the current support contract between Kongsberg and RAN, in order to provide capacity

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Trevor Nash

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After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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