By Nicholas Edwards, Technical Project Lead Asia A squad has just returned from a patrol within their area of operations, a heavily jungled region with an active insurgency that their task force is assigned with first containing and then degrading. In their patrol debriefing to the Intelligence Officer, they describe what matches the descriptions of camps that the insurgency group has been...
By Claudio Taraschi, Business Developer UGVs – playing catch up There’s little doubt that unmanned systems are proven in the air! Now armies are looking to catch up with use of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs), but their use on the battlefield brings huge levels of complexity. Military UGVs will be autonomous. Thinking of autonomy, Toyota’s President and CEO, Akio Toyoda explained that “we...
Visit BISim’s booth 1071 to see mixed reality demonstrations of VBS4, our next generation whole-earth virtual and constructive desktop trainer and simulation host. You’ll also see VBS Blue IG, BISim’s high-performance, 3D whole-Earth image generator, in action. VBS4 and VBS Blue IG are part of BISim’s comprehensive, cutting-edge technology suite, allowing you to train a broad range of multi-...
By Nicholas Edwards, BISim Technical Project Lead Asia In 1794, the French Aerostatic Corps launched l’Entreprenant, a manned, tethered reconnaissance balloon high above the mass of troops gathering near the Belgian city of Charleroi. During the Battle of Fleurus, l’Entreprenant’s two-man crew of a captain and division commander stayed aloft for nine hours monitoring manoeuvers of 150,000...
By Craig Turner, Business Development Director EMEA “I remember it well, so allow me to set the scene for you. It’s 5 a.m. on a grey and drizzly morning. We’re standing outside the Company armoury to collect our personal weapons, for what will be an awfully long day on the Ranges. It is that time of the year again: The Annual Personal Weapons Test (APWT). As always in the UK when heading out...