Recent Coverage

07
Nov
The Orlando Sentinel previews BISim's plans to unveil VBS Blue iG at I/ITSEC 2017 and talks with industry representatives about I/ITSEC and its importance to the region's economy.
27
Jun
The 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment at Camp Lejeune is using VBS3 as part of the the U.S. Marine Corps' Tactical Decision Kit (TDK), a "set of tools for Marines to develop their decision-making abilities, improve decisiveness, build esprit de Corps and breed tactical excellence while not in the field," according to an article published by DVIDS.
26
May
Saab Grintek introduced BattleTek 5, its constructive simulation system, at ITEC 2017 in Rotterdam. The command and staff training system has been integrated with VBS3 and has been used by the South African National Defence Force. According to an article in Jane's 360, Saab's BattleTek "provides an immersive experience for commanders using an Oculus Rift head-mounted display, enabling them to view the battlespace in a virtual environment."
01
May
Fort McCoy's simulation facility used VBS3 as part of its role in training gunnery crews for the U.S. Army Reserve's Operation Cold Steel, the Reserve's first large-scale, live-fire training and crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise.
04
Apr
Stars and Stripes recently reported on U.S. Army training at Grafenwoehr that uses VBS3 to prepare Stryker crews to operate a new variant of the infantry carrier vehicle before it's delivered next February. According to one Stryker driver quoted in the article, the virtual training allows drivers and crews to understand how the new vehicles perform differently from current vehicles.