Navy opens $10m warship simulator: pics

Navy opens $10m warship simulator: pics

Summary: The Royal Australian Navy has today pulled the covers off an advanced virtual-reality training simulator to train junior officers in combat.


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  • (Credit: Defence Media)

    The simulator sees virtual reality training missions played out on a 240-degree, two-dimensional screen.

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    The training simulator runs out full missions and part-tasks to train junior seamen in varying conditions including rough seas, storms and clear skies.

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  • Anyone passed the Kobayashi Maru yet?
  • Within a generation or two this sized simulator will probably get full motion.
    Scott W-ef9ad