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ITEC 2017: Festo Didactic delivers to Royal Navy

18th May 2017 - 12:01 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Rotterdam

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There has been much debate of recent years about the use of virtual versus live training. Observers tend to relate this to flight simulation but the argument percolates through the complete spectrum of military training.

In January, the UK Royal Navy selected German company Festo Didactic to supply radar training equipment as part of its Faraday Project, a programme designed to enhance radar training from basic principles to type specific systems such as those found on the Type 45 destroyer.

‘The Faraday Project is a massive undertaking by the Royal Navy and the first equipment has now been delivered to

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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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