All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Army’

Army updates – ‘..biggest shake-up since Vietnam War’

By way of MOVES gradaute Craig Unrath… Army is about to undertake its biggest shake-up since the Vietnam War – Business Insider The Army is hoping that the new Modernization Command will stand up in 2018 — and begin what is certain to be the long and complex task of preparing and equipping the U.S. Army for the mid-21st century …

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GAO Report of Virtual Training

The author finds the report to be contradictory. The Army is calling for more virtual trainers, but there is not sufficient front-end planning, evaluation, etc.  I certainly understand the need for improved TEE, better planning, improved integration,  That said (without having read the GAO report) it seems the author has may be overlooking the fact that – despite flaws and …

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Virtual Environments for Pain Control

Heard this driving home last night :: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120638735 The Army Medical Center in San Antonio is using a VE tool developed by University of Washington’s Human Interface Technology Lab (HITLab), called SnowWorld, to aid in pain management for burn patients. An additional news article (with video) is here :: http://www.virtualworldsnews.com/2008/11/snow-world-virtual-reality-used-to-treat-burn-patients.html And finally, the HITLab’s SnowWorld project page :: http://www.hitl.washington.edu/projects/vrpain/

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USA Center for I/W Thesis Opportunities

All, Passing this along from COL Hicks (Center for Asymetric Warfare).  Brief notes here: nps-101 BLUF: Thesis opportunities abound in combat modeling for SSTR and IW

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