The following is a release by Mike Casey, Combined Arms Center – Training:
A team of Soldiers and civilians is hammering plywood together and adding off-the-shelf electronics to demonstrate ideas for a new generation of Army training capabilities.
The Combined Arms Center – Training Innovation Facility, or CAC-TIF, last year began its mission of assisting the Army in generating ideas for enhanced training with low-cost solutions.
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“The CAC-TIF is a living laboratory for the field and tactical formations,” said Brig. Gen. Mark J. O’Neil, deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center – Training. “We want to work with the force to find ways to fill training gaps. Through collaborative efforts, we will save time and money in developing the new training capabilities.”
Besides working with the force, the CAC-TIF team will collaborate with the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, which develops, acquires and sustains simulators for training.
The CAC-TIF’s work on the Stryker Virtual Collective Trainer concept exemplifies how the facility is taking requests from the field.
In 2013, Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, then commanding general of I Corps, wanted a Stryker training simulator, but not at …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life