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MilSim Asia: Singapore Army exploits LVC training

17th January 2017 - 23:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore


The Singapore Army is increasingly using live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training to enhance the training benefits of its soldiers and to overcome severe constraints that the small island state faces.

Col Kam Yean Kong, head of the army’s training and simulation group, explained at the MilSimAsia 2017 conference and exhibition that the country’s size (it has just 90km² of military training areas) was one reason why the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) had to invest in simulation.

Furthermore, compulsory conscription meant the SAF needed to achieve consistent standards in short periods of time. ‘It forces us to train better,’ he

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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