This October Boeing announced it completed its upgrade of all US Air Force F-22 Raptor Mission Training Centers with its high fidelity Constant Resolution Visual System (CRVS). The system up enhancement will permit Raptor pilots to more realistically train and rehearse for missions, and help the fifth-generation aircraft training system...
On 20th March, the USAF published the requirements for the Advanced Pilot Training Family of Systems (APT FoS) - aka T-X - to replace the ageing T-38. MS&T’s Dim Jones assesses the impact of key performance characteristics.
Future wars may not be fought with boots on the ground or missile-firing drones. Rather, they may be waged through eyes on the screen and fingers on the keyboard. Rick Adams reports on some challenges of finding and developing cyberwarriors.
A user judges the fidelity of a simulator by two yardsticks: does it handle and perform like the real aircraft; and does the world outside look as it should? The latter depends crucially on the quality of the projector. MS&T’s Dim Jones reports on organisational changes at Barco to refocus on the business basics of simulation projection.
Orlando-based Serious Simulations' presence at 2014 I/ITSEC was another step on the company’s roadmap to enter the S&T marketplace. Christopher Chambers, the company’s CEO, told MS&T the company specializes in human motion tracking and the need for natural motion to be an interface with a simulation.
Well, I/ITSEC 2014 is over and it’s time for reflection, - after all, it is in the after action review that the learning takes place. Managing Editor Jeff Loube, with files from Dim Jones, Marty Kauchak, and Chuck Weirauch, reports.