25 Jun '16, 8pm

Real world lessons in a virtual environment.

Real world lessons in a virtual environment.

FORT MCCOY, Wis. – Army Reserve Soldiers from the 339th Military Police Company from Davenport, Iowa, and from the 138th MP Detachment out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, spent their morning practicing battle-drills with the Dismounted Soldier Training System (DSTS) at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, as part of Operation Guardian Justice. The DSTS uses virtual reality technology to fully immerse Soldiers in as realistic a setting as possible. After donning helmets with video screens, placing motion sensors on their bodies, and calibrating their weapons, the Soldiers were eager to begin training. The virtual world the Soldiers trained in presented many challenges from learning how to move effectively in a computer-generated environment to fighting enemy combatants in an urban setting. “One thing they can do here is learn that if something does not work in the virtual environment, to ...

Full article: http://www.usar.army.mil/News/Display/Article/811854/real...

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