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News - VR

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2017: Antycip Simulation launches The Hub

    20th November 2017

    Antycip Simulation formally launched its new regional demonstration centre (RDC) at its UK headquarters in Adderbury, Oxfordshire on 16 November.Known as The Hub, the new …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Russian Helicopters unveils VRT300

    21st July 2017

    The VRT300 is the latest VTOL drone to be unveiled by Russian Helicopters. It is developed by the company’s newly-established design department, VR-Technologies, it uses …

  • Defence Helicopter

    HeliRussia 2017: Russian Helicopters tests its unmanned tiltrotor

    31st May 2017

    A new unmanned tiltrotor is undergoing vertical flight testing, with the first forward flight slated for later this year. The vehicle, driven by four tilting …

  • Training

    ITEC 2017: New motion reality from Brunner (video)

    17th May 2017

    Swiss company Brunner is demonstrating its new virtual reality solution, the VR-Motion 200, for the first time at ITEC in Rotterdam.  Shephard spoke with Mario …

  • Land Warfare

    IDEX 2017: Getting FATS in the Middle East

    13th February 2017

    The Middle East is a 'key market' for Meggitt Training Systems, which is introducing its FATS 100e virtual training system to IDEX for the first …

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2016: VT MÄK selection

    7th December 2016

    CM Labs Simulations has announced that VT MÄK has selected its Vortex Studio Essentials to power high-fidelity vehicle simulation in their new VR-Engage multi-role virtual …

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2016: CM Labs announces Vortex Studio

    1st December 2016

    CM Labs Simulations has used this year’s I/ITSEC in Orlando, Florida, to showcase several applications for its new Vortex Studio simulation and visualisation software, as …

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2016: VR opens up affordable training

    28th November 2016

    Mirroring trends in the commercial gaming arena, virtual reality (VR) technology is once again likely to feature prominently at this year’s I/ITSEC exhibition held in …

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2016: Latest version of VBS3 released

    22nd November 2016

    The latest version of Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim) Virtual Battlespace 3 (VBS3) v.3.9.2 features an ability to interoperate with the Oculs Rift CV1 and HTC …

  • Training

    VT MÄK launches VR-Engage

    10th November 2016

    Best known for developing software for live, virtual, and constructive simulation, VT MÄK is well known for providing the simulation and training industry with a …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Russia pushes mobile sim

    3rd June 2016

    Russian Helicopters has taken its mobile training simulator for the Mi-8MTV1 helicopter to the KADEX military exhibition that is currently being held in Astana, Kazakhstan. …

  • Training

    ITEC 2016: Titan & Calytrix announce Vanguard v.1

    24th May 2016

    TitanIM, in conjuncture with Calytrix Technologies, used the recent ITEC event in London to announce that Titan Vanguard CX version 1.0 will be released on …

  • Training

    ITEC 2016: BISim explores VR tech (video)

    19th May 2016

    Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim) has traditionally integrated its software solutions into large dome displays or desktop computers, but now it's turning to immersive VR technology …

  • Training

    ITEC 2016: Helo gunner training goes virtual (video)

    18th May 2016

    Australian company Virtual Simulation Systems is displaying its complete aircrew training system (CATS) at this year's ITEC exhibition in London. The system is designed for …

  • Training

    ITEC 2016: BMT opens VR record store

    17th May 2016

    First time exhibitors BMT Reality Studios is showcasing its new virtual reality immersive training offering Engage at ITEC in London. The company is showcasing two scenarios at the …

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    XM30 Mechanized Infantry Combat Vehicle (USA)

    Programme Background Requirement The OMFV programme is the latest of several attempts to develop a Bradley replacement.  Designed to be capable of operating with or without ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Helicopter engines


    The TV3-117 turboshaft engine was designed in the early 1970s to power the Mi-14 and Mi-24, and more than 95% of Russian medium helicopters are ...

  • Subsystems: software

    WebLVC Server

    MÄK's WebLVC Server connects web-based simulation federates to DIS/HLA federations using the WebLVC protocol. The server, based on the company's VR-Exchange interoperability portal, implements the ...

  • Subsystems: software


    VR-Forces is a flexible computer-generated forces platform used to fill a customer’s synthetic environments with urban, battlefield, maritime and airspace activity. Uses include a threat ...

  • Land: Radio and SATCOM


    Designed by Rohde&Schwarz;, the SOVERON VR is a ruggedised vehicle SDR that supports the V/UHF band. Notably, it comes with a built-in amplifier and a cosite ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    VR-Vantage IG

    VR-Vantage IG delivers game-like visual quality in image generators for training and simulation projects. It renders first-person views for virtual trainers, provides sensor channels for ...

  • Subsystems: software


    Developed for use in training simulations or laboratory experimentation, VR-Engage is a multirole virtual simulator. It allows users to play the role of a character ...

  • Subsystems: visual


    The Virtual Reality Team Training System (VTTS) allows team members to interact together in one common virtual world. Every trainee uses a workstation consisting of ...

  • Subsystems: software

    VR-Vantage Stealth

    VR-Vantage Stealth is an information station where users can view the virtual world in 2D, 3D and exaggerated reality modes. Whether used for situational awareness, ...

  • Subsystems: software


    The Brains for Human Activities in Virtual Environments (B-HAVE) module adds enhanced AI to the VR-Forces simulation environment. VR-Forces users can create complex pattern of ...

  • Land: infantry weapon simulators


    The Dynasim small arms simulator (SA-S) is an interoperable personal weapon trainer featuring simultaneous weapon handling training and environment observation, target selection and elimination. The ...

  • Land: infantry weapon simulators


    The DynaSim MANPATS Simulator provides training for a range of antitank/anti-structure weapon systems and can be further modified to any other system, according to the ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - tactical

    VR-12 Mosquito

    The VR-12 (BP-12) Mosquito is a UAS designed for EO terrain reconnaissance. It can detect a target object's coordinates and transfer real-time footage of ground ...

  • Subsystems: software


    VR-TheWorld is a web-based streaming terrain server. It is delivered with a global base map, but users can also populate it with custom source data ...

  • Subsystems: software


    VR-Exchange is a universal translator for distributed simulations. It performs FOM-to-FOM translation, RTI-to-RTI bridging, DIS or HLA-to-TENA translation, and can support simulation-to-C4I interoperability. VR-Exchange’s open ...

  • Land: Radio and SATCOM


    The SOVERON HR5000 is a multiband handheld radio that supports two voice channels and IP data transmission in parallel. Developed by Rohde&Schwarz;, it is in ...