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British Army to enhance TESS

30th June 2020 - 13:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


The British Army is looking to procure instrumentation systems to integrate its 81mm L16 mortars and 105mm L118 light guns into its Tactical Engagement Simulation System (TESS) training environment.

Known as the Indirect Fires Simulation (IDFS) programme, the requirement is being managed through Defence Equipment & Support’s Training and Simulation Systems Programme (TSSP) organisation.

Initial procurement documentation describes the delivery and support of 24 instrumentation systems - 12 for the 81mm mortar and 12 for the 105mm light gun (see photo) - ‘to produce a realistic simulated firing solution, fall of shot and effect within a simulated environment and able

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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