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I/ITSEC 2021: Lockheed Martin emphasises land training capabilities

30th November 2021 - 05:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Orlando


Deliveries of VTESS to the US Army continue following recent Army Acceptance Tests. (Photo: Saab)

Although frequently identified solely with training in the air domain, Lockheed Martin showed at I/ITSEC 2021 that it is also heavily involved in the land domain, particular with the VTESS and DRTS programmes.

In the week preceding I/ITSEC 2021, Lockheed Martin briefed journalists on one of the company’s main thrusts at the show, a focus on training in the land domain. The briefing also covered updates on the Vehicle Tactical Engagement Simulation System (VTESS) and the Digital Range Training System (DRTS) product line.

The original VTESS contract was awarded to a Lockheed Martin-Saab team in early-2017 with the aim of combining multiple crew training systems into a single product capability across fleets. This contract called for the use of the I-MILES code but in late 2018 it was decided to change this for

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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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