What is the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organisation?

Introduction The Simulation Interoperability Standards Organisation (SISO) is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of modelling and simulation interoperability and reuse for the benefit of diverse modelling and simulation communities, including developers, procurers, and users, worldwide. Brief History SISO originated with a small conference held between 26 and 27 April 1989, called, “Interactive Networked Simulation… Read More

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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

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