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Singapore air force pursues behavioural sciences and VR

29th September 2021 - 21:23 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore

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The enhanced pilot trainee training and assessment system is seen here in use by the RSAF. (Singapore MINDEF)

Singapore's military continues to innovate in terms of training methods and technologies.

As part of its push to use Industrial Revolution 4.0 technologies to elevate pilot performance analysis and aptitude testing, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is currently pushing the implementation of VR systems as well as a flight simulator that monitors pilot sensory levels.

The enhanced pilot trainee training and assessment system collects psycho-physiological measurements such as eye movements, facial expressions, and heart rate while the trainee is conducting simulator training.

An image provided by Singapore’s MINDEF shows a trainee wearing a head cap with sensors, likely to monitor cognitive stress levels.

MINDEF said that using data analytics and

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