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UK trials platoon collective VR - again

12th March 2020 - 11:30 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Bristol


Following last year’s VR in Land Training (VRLT) trials, conducted by the British Army between January and May in conjunction with BISim, the UK MoD is about to embark on another such trial with SimCentric.

The new tests will use the Epic Games Unreal Engine 4 and will be conducted via the government's Defence and Science Technology Laboratory (Dstl).

According to the MoD, ‘the new platform (known as SAF-TAC) will use the latest advances in gaming innovation to improve training for personnel making it more realistic, intuitive and immersive, while lowering the costs’.

The £300,000 ($387,000) contract to develop

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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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