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Elbit Provides Advanced Driving Simulators for 2 NATO Armies

  • The driving simulators, which are based on common, currently-active vehicle types, can be used to simulate a wide range of on- and off-road driving conditions

Elbit Systems announced today that it has completed the delivery of a number of driving simulators for the armed forces of two NATO member countries. The simulators, which were delivered to the driving schools of both countries, are expected to enrich the training plan of new drivers, as well as support the operational readiness of qualified drivers.

As part of the project, Elbit Systemsdesigned, developed, produced and delivered threetypes of driving simulators: a 4x4 mine protected vehicle (KMW’s DINGO 2), an 8x8 armored infantry fighting vehicle (GD-MOWAG's Piranha IIIC) and a 6x6 off-road truck (IVECO’s Trakker). All of these can be operatedin both stand-alone and convoy training modes.The next phase of the projectincludes on-site maintenance and supportand is expected to span the next 10 years.

"These high-fidelity driving simulators are part of our global land-based training programs, which include customers in Israel, Europe and Asia”, commented Yoram Shmuely, General Manager of Elbit Systems' Aerospace Division."In this project we delivered a highly-flexible solution capable of emulating a full range of driving scenarios in both tracked and wheeled combat vehicles. The advanced fidelity,realism and immersion achieved through the simulators is further proof of Elbit Systems’ commitment to delivering reliable and affordable training capabilities to leading land forces worldwide."

Source : Elbit Systems Ltd.

Published on ASDNews: May 4, 2016


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