Troops Go On A ‘Digital’ Deployment

An innovative blend of simulations has been transforming training rooms into synthetic towns and cities to enable troops to evaluate and evolve their tactics for conducting operations in built-up areas. Headquarters staff from 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh in Tidworth were among the latest personnel to plan and wargame urban missions using a QinetiQ-supplied cache… Read More

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A Brief Overview of 16 Air Assault Brigade’s Urban Training Facility

Introduction 16 Air Assault Brigade has a remit of being able to engage the enemy, or conduct rescue missions, anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. This requires sharp close quarter battle (CQB) fighting skills which must be learned and then practised on a regular basis. With this in mind, the brigade has installed… Read More

How eSports & Gaming might Improve your Cognitive Abilities – Even in Military a Environment

eSports and gaming in general do not, at first glance, seem to have too much in common with the military – unless you take into account first person shooters (FPS) games where you communicate as a team and use different weaponry to achieve the objective(s) of the game. However, there are surprising effects that playing… Read More