Interviews, Articles and Reports
YouTube recording of Jennifer McArdle, Assistant Professor of Cyber Defense at Salve Regina University, presenting at the Royal Australian Air Force's Air Power Conference of 2018.
Today, the live training environment is not conducive to many of the training needs of fifth generation platforms: live training ranges are spatially too restricted, fail to produce realistic threat scenarios, and risk revealing the unique warfighting attributes of platforms. These barriers are pressing military operatives to rethink live training in favor of more realistic missions in virtual environments. In this exclusive article, Jennifer argues why a blend of techniques, known as live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) training is increasingly viewed as the future of military training.
The need for realistic, high-end graphics are less important than having effective training that yields significant operational outcomes.
As the US finalizes details for STE (Simulation Training Environment), Australia's Navy is already underway with contracts to move ahead with the same initiatives.