New Virtual Marksmanship and Squad Immersive Trainers are Headed to Dozens of Army Locations Next Year

October 12, 2018

At the Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting, Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais, who serves both as the director of the Army’s Synthetic Training Environments Cross-Functional Team and deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center-Training, laid out some immediate hits on the virtual training front while also talking about long-term goals for the programs.

The squad immersive trainer has been a concept the Army’s pursued since at least 2009, but much of the hardware and software needed to make it a reality simply didn’t exist at the time, Gervais told the audience.

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