ASC2017 keeping it real

Some of the action at ASC2017. Credit: ADM Patrick Durrant

This year's event featured an inaugural SimYouth program to introduce high school students with an interest in STEM to the rapidly developing field of simulation.

Some home truths about LVC

No 285 Squadron pilots fly a mission in the C-130J Full-Flight Mission Simulator during Coalition Virtual Flag 15. Credit: Defence

Director Air Force Ranges Darren Manser delivered a talk on Plan Jericho and the role of Live Virtual and Constructive (LVC) training in a fifth generation Air Force during a plenary session at ASC2017.

Naval Group promises visible movement on Future Subs

The signing. From left, Naval Group CEO Australia Brent Clark, Naval Group global chairman and CEO Herve Gillou, Federal Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne, general manager Operations Victoria and SA, Coffey Services Australia, Matt Hill, managing director of Alexander Symonds Glenn Hordacre and managing director, Precision Hydrographic Services, Neil Hewitt. Credit: ADM Philip Smart

Minister Pyne and Naval Group global chairman and CEO Herve Gillou opened the Keswick, Adelaide office yesterday, before signing deals totalling around $1 million.

ViaSat establishes Melbourne APAC HQ

The first two ViaSat-3 satellites will deliver more than twice the total combined network capacity of the approximately 400 commercial communications satellites in space today. Credit: ViaSat

ViaSat has been closely involved in Joint Project 2008, the large multiphase project to deploy an integrated wideband SATCOM system for the ADF.

US Army selects BISim for virtual learning environment training

VBS3 is the flagship of the US Army’s Games for Training program of record. Credit: BISim

Used by more than 30 militaries including the ADF, VBS3 is a comprehensive desktop training package based on commercial video game technology, providing a virtual learning environment for land, air and sea training and mission rehearsal applications. Premium

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