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Taiwan to induct laser engagement training system

16th June 2017 - 04:38 GMT | by Charles Au in Taipei

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Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) will invest NT$970 million ($32.2 million) over the next three years to continue development of a new laser engagement system to replace an older one in service since August 2006.

Taiwan’s laser engagement system, similar to the US Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES), will be attached to individual weapons, tanks and armoured vehicles. 

The new Republic of China Army (ROCA) system will simulate engagements, with individual soldiers carrying small laser receivers scattered over their bodies that detect when they have been illuminated by a firearm’s laser.

The MND’s goal is to

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