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I/ITSEC 2017: NAVAIR to leverage virtual reality

4th December 2017 - 16:30 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London

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The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is looking to leverage virtual reality technology as it develops new flight simulation trainers.

The Naval Aviation Training Systems Program Office is currently developing new trainers for the F/A-18 Super Hornet, TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopter and T-45 Goshawk jet trainer.

The F/A-18 project calls for two networked Deployable Mission Rehearsal Trainers that use VR ‘to look at whether the fidelity of the cues provided are sufficient to support the training tasks that we need to be able to train,’ said Chris Foster, the Program Office's lead for aviation warfare training development.

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