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ITEC 2017: Dutch door gunner trainer upgrade

17th May 2017 - 07:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Gilze-Rijen

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Along with MOUT, cultural awareness and JTAC training, one of the major training shortfall issues to emerge over recent years has been the need to train helicopter door gunners. At the RNLAF Gilze-Rijen air base, the Netherlands’ Defence Helicopter Command has just completed the update of the projection system on its door gunner simulator (DGS).

The DGS provides a unique approach to training door and ramp gunners on aircraft such as the CH-47, Cougar and NH90. Historically, companies have offered helmet mounted display solutions to achieve such training but as 1st Lt Paul Arends told Shephard, ‘such systems

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