Yokosuka Command held ribbon-cutting for MILO Range Simulator

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the introduction of a new interactive shooting simulator, the MILO Range.

The MILO Range is a weapons simulator that offers customizable simulations to deliver safe and realistic training options. The simulator has the ability to display mission-specific scenarios ranging from street encounters with violent suspects to reality-based scenarios.

“The old system was unreliable, used fake weapons and used undependable Bluetooth technology,” said Gunners Mate Petty Officer 1st Class Gasper Pena, CFAY command armorer. “The new system uses real weapons that look the same, they weigh the same, they sound the same and they act the same.”

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Story Number: NNS200207-03Release Date: 2/7/2020 8:28:00 AM

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler R. Fraser