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News - VR

  • 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 …

  • Training

    ITEC 2016: USAF TPS upgrades to VR-Vantage

    4th May 2016

    Calspan has completed the upgrade to the US Air Force Test Pilot School’s (USAF TPS) Flight Sciences Simulator (FSS) with VT MÄK’s VR-Vantage IG image …

  • Land Warfare

    French Scorpion testing gathers pace

    27th April 2016

    As the French Army prepares for the first delivery of the Scorpion programme's first Jaguar vehicle in 2018 the Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) is …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Russian Helicopters’ tiltrotor UAV takes flight

    18th February 2016

    VR-Technologies, part of Russian Helicopters, has conducted the first flight of its unmanned tiltrotor testbed aircraft at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre, the company announced on …

  • Training

    Singapore Airshow: New sims from ST

    16th February 2016

    ST Engineering has used the Singapore Airshow to unveil two new training devices.  The first is a new virtual reality pilot training simulation (VRPST) device. …

  • Land Warfare

    Virtual reality windows for DARPA

    12th February 2016

    Honeywell has been selected to provide a virtual reality (VR) instrument panel to the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for its Ground X-Vehicle …

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2015: BISim closing on US Army deal

    8th December 2015

    Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim) is preparing to finalise a deal with the US Army on data and image gathering via UAV, with a contract announcement …

  • Defence Notes

    ITEC 2015: Close Air Solutions and Omnifinity join forces

    28th April 2015

    Omnifinity has again proven to be a trade show highlight with its immersive training environment, shown to the public in concert with Close Air Solutions …

  • Naval Warfare

    Canada upgrades CP-140 Aurora with ViaSat system

    2nd March 2015

    The Canadian Department of National Defence (CDND) is adding ViaSat VR-12 airborne satellite communication systems to its Lockheed CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft, ViaSat said …

  • Digital Battlespace

    I/ITSEC 2012: Reality headsets enter the military market

    5th December 2012

    Oculus VR has introduced its Rift virtual reality headset to a military market for the first time. The company used the I/ITSEC conference in Orlando, …

  • Digital Battlespace

    MILCOM 10: USSOCOM completes stage one of HD ISR tests

    2nd November 2010

    The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has successfully completed the first stage of live mission tests in Afghanistan designed to upgrade ISR data link capabilities. …

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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...