Tunisian military to receive Ultra command-and-control system

by Jeremy Binnie

The US Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) announced on 13 October that it has awarded a contract to Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical Systems to provide the Tunisian Armed Forces with a common operational picture (COP) system and related services.

A notice published via the US government's System for Award Management website said Tunisia's Joint Operations Command Centre (JOCC) requires a COP system that “provides integrated data from multiple sources to enhance the ability to securely share information across the Tunisian military”.


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I/ITSEC 2021: RUAG reveals new version of Gladiator

by Giles Ebbutt

The new G13 version of RUAG's Gladiator live training system was shown at I/ITSEC 2021. (Giles Ebbutt)

RUAG Simulation & Training has developed a new version of its Gladiator live tactical engagement simulation system (TESS), which it showcased at the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2021, held in Orlando, Florida, on 29 November–3 December.

Jan Uebersax, RUAG's senior manager, strategy and products, told Janes


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I/ITSEC 2021: Lockheed Martin VTESS fielded to US Army

by Giles Ebbutt

Lockheed Martin has passed the Government Acceptance Test on the Vehicle Tactical Engagement Simulation System (VTESS) it is providing to the US Army, and has delivered and fielded the first 160 base kits to Fort Polk, Louisiana, Ralph Briggs, senior business development manager, land training solutions, told Janes prior to the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando.

As prime contractor, Lockheed Martin was awarded the VTESS contract worth USD288 million in July 2017, and is partnered with Saab.


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Red Six show video from augmented reality refuelling and aerial manoeuvre for the first time at I/ITSEC

by James Rands

Red Six unveiled footage of their augmented reality system at I/ITSEC this week. Red Six's Airborne Tactical Augmented Reality System (ATARS) enables pilots to see and interact with virtual airframes while flying actual aircraft. Virtual aircraft currently have a ghostlike appearance by design but still have a realistic feel to them.

Augmented reality has been around for years but getting a consistent 3D image to appear and maintain its position in relation to the observer at the speed of a jet fighter is a huge technical challenge. Red Six's CEO Daniel Robinson told Janes


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