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Simulations Dominate UK Land Forces Conference

October 13, 2016
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Via British Army.

Around the world more soldiers than ever before are training for a multitude of tasks within digital simulations. Clear proof of this overwhelming trend are the events organized by the private sector to assist and promote this cultural shift. The event producing company SMi Group are pulling off their own in 2017 with Land Forces Simulation and Training to be held at a Central London venue from February 13 to 14.

The company have announced the opening of registrations for visitors. According to SMi Group those interested can expect:

A key theme of this conference will be the demand for realism in training for creating a robust representation of the physical, mental and ethical challenges on the battlefield. Covering simulation systems and virtual training solutions as a safe and viable alternative to live fire training.

This isn’t the first time SMi Group have dabbled in the training space for regional militaries–2017 marks the eighth installment of the long-running conference series. In a press release shared with 21st Century Asian Arms Race (21AAR) the organizer offered participants added features like:

Unlike previous events, 2017’s will have a more direct focus on Land Forces, with a brand new, expert speaker line-up, covering all areas of training, such as: the dismounted soldier, manned and unmanned vehicles, fire support, synthetic training, multinational exercises, simulation systems and much more.

Attendees will get the chance to explore with experts in their fields, the growing importance of optimising effectiveness, cost, efficiency and interoperability of training for individual nations and their allies.

An early bird discount worth £400 is now available for anyone who registers before October 31, 2016.

The speaker list so far includes members of the British Army along with guests from NATO allies. Industry players, foreign embassies, and the private sector are also expected to be present during the conference.

21AAR is a media partner for Land Forces Simulation and Training.

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