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Virtual simulation – GAO’s blurry vision

2nd September 2016 - 14:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London

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The US Army has an inventory of more than 800 different types of virtual training devices that provide individual and collective training.

The sheer size of the US Army and its investment in training systems means that the service acts as an exemplar for other nations that set significant store by its training policies.

This is why the recently published US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report entitled, ‘Efforts to Adjust Training Requirements Should Consider the Use of Virtual Training Devices’ is vitally important as it contains lessons for many military forces around the world.

The report makes uncomfortable reading and

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Trevor Nash

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

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