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    Sailors Use Augmented Reality to Train for Combat

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    An augmented reality (AR) environment is being tested as a training tool for sailors and marines who must train and remain proficient while at sea. The Tactically Reconfigurable Artificial Combat Enhanced Reality (TRACER) system consists of a virtual-reality (VR) headset, a backpack processor, a simulated weapon designed to deliver realistic recoil, and a software package that creates different simulation scenarios for security personnel to experience. TRACER leverages software developed by Magic Leap Horizons as part of the U.S. Army’s Augmented Reality Dismounted Soldier Training (ARDST) project.

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) teamed up with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities…

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    Jul, 26 2019 |

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