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I/ITSEC 2021: SAIC leads charge for flight training revolution

1st December 2021 - 15:45 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Orlando

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SAIC exhibited its C-130 skills trainer at I/ITSEC 2021. (Photo: Trevor Nash)

SAIC develops new training technologies and helps the USAF to shape future pilot training.

SAIC used the I/ITSEC exhibition in Orlando to display various training solutions that featured new technology, including a virtual Space Force operations centre and a low-cost C-130' skills trainer'.

'The culture of training is changing, and we are looking to exploit that through what we call our XR Accelerator,' Bob Kleinhample, VP Training and Mission Solutions at SAIC, told Shephard.

He added that the company has identified key features that are common across all simulations and that can be re-used to save time and costs in developing new requirements. 

XR Accelerator training solutions are based on games technologies, specifically Unity and Unreal

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