Virtual Reality Helps Israeli Soldiers Train for Underground Warfare

(AFP-Daily Mail-UK) Hizbullah tunnels exposed by Israel have been digitally scanned and appear on an IDF combat engineering soldier's headset as he trains using virtual and augmented reality. The headset displays every detail of the virtual tunnel. Soldiers can experience scenarios where there are obstacles such as holes, cables, or explosive devices and simulate the hand movements they will need to defuse a real bomb. Not far from the "VR room" is a physical mockup of a Hamas tunnel where soldiers can engage in combat exercises, polishing what they have learned through VR.

2019-08-28 00:00:00

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