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IT2EC 2022: Team Fisher developing VR submarine safety training capability for UK RN

27th April 2022 - 13:00 GMT | by Harry Lye in London


RN Astute-class submarine HMS Ambush. (Photo: UK MoD/ Crown Copyright)

Submarine safety training has proved logistically challenging for the RN due to the need to find an available boat.

Team Fisher, the consortium delivering the major Project Selborne for the UK RN, is developing a VR system to improve safety in submarine crew training.

Martin Fausset, CEO of Team Fisher partner Elbit Systems UK, said on 26 April during the IT²EC event in London that the VR submarine training capability was being developed following the successful delivery of a VR system for aircraft carrier deck-handling training.

The VR system for submarines would be used for safety training and could go some way to alleviating the pressures of boat availability on the training pipeline.

Fausset told Shephard plans were underway to deliver the capability

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye was Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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