Saturday, August 24, 2019

The U.S. Army Wants To Use Avatars In Their Training

A Stryker vehicle commander interacts in real time with a soldier avatar that is operated remotely from a collective trainer. (U.S. Army photo) The Army Is Building Avatars that Can Fight Infantry Soldiers

Infantry squads will soon experience combat training simulations that feature an enemy capable of learning soldiers' tactics and habits, so the battle is never the same twice.

Army modernization officials are counting on this type of realism from the Microsoft-built Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS), which is scheduled to be ready for fielding in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021.

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WNU Editor: This will definitely make the combat experience more realistic (at least in theory).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Running on a treadmill definitely helps, but it is still not like running on pavement or grass.