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Training & Simulation
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Training joint forces towards a ‘Bold Quest’
John Miller is the Programme Manager for the US Joint Forces Command’s Bold Quest exercise, the successful annual series of Coalition CID capability assessments. Conducted worldwide, the 2011 programme is set to focus on assisting forces from the risk of burning vehicles...
TACTIS: Simulating vehicle training in an indoor environment
Captain Chris Lukose of the Royal Netherlands Army catches up with Defence IQ to discuss the Tactical Indoor Simulation (TACTIS) programme and its benefits for armoured vehicle operators. This huge investment promises long-term savings and boasts the ability to better inform and educate soldiers in a strategically realistic environment. Listen to his 10 minute overview of the developments and challenges.
The Ultimate Driver's Test: Armoured Vehicle Simulators Prepare the Royal Netherlands Army for Action
Combined arms simulation and training are proving increasingly vital to European armies looking to field new crews in existing armoured vehicle platforms. Captain Chris Lukose of the Royal Netherlands Army speaks with our own Rich de Silva about how this works - from development of company-level tactics down to training in personal proficiency. The new TACTIS (Tactical Indoor Simulation) system provides a fresh avenue for simulated exercises - by providing a network where vehicle borne crews can sit in hi-fidelity simulations of Leopard tanks, for example. Is this the ultimate solution to preparing crews for the battlefield?
Combating the IED threat with Lt. Gen. Thomas Metz
Defence IQ speaks exclusively with the former director of JIEDDO to discuss the developments and challenges inherent in the IED obstacle, taking new approaches to counterinsurgency, and the need for a forward-thinking strategy