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“Train as you fight!” — The Hidden Impact of Real Faces in Immersive Training

Published on May 4, 2020

“Train as you fight!” — The Hidden Impact of Real Faces in Immersive Training
  Part 2: Part 1 of this series helped explain the physiological importance of simulation training with real faces displaying true emotion in high fidelity, versus trying to trick the sophisticated brain into thinking VR avatars are real. The method of training with simulation has been widely used for more than two decades and helps … Continued

Police Homeless Policy: Training & Outreach

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Police Homeless Policy: Training & Outreach
  Homelessness is a problem in every community. When you don’t have a clear police homeless policy in place, your department can become a lightning rod waiting to be struck. Officer Daniel McDonald (of the Tampa PD) plays much of this out in his Top 10 Reasons to Start a Police Homeless Outreach Program (and … Continued

“Train as you fight!” — The Need for Real Faces in Immersive Training

Published on April 20, 2020

“Train as you fight!” — The Need for Real Faces in Immersive Training
  The inherently dangerous mission of preparing law enforcement and military personnel for crisis situations, particularly when they are equipped with live rounds, lends well to the usage of simulations in training. Not only does this form of educational technology enable them to train safely and with fewer resources, but it also creates a malleable … Continued

1.8M In New Awards for FAAC’s and MILO Range

Published on April 16, 2020

Ann Arbor, Michigan – April 14, 2020 – Arotech Corporation’s Training and Simulation Division (ATSD) announced that it has received $1.8M in orders from its U.S. Department of State Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract vehicle. These orders call for the delivery of 3 FAAC police driving simulators and 12 MILO Range Tactical Judgment Skills Simulators … Continued

Mental Health Training for Police in 2020

Published on April 9, 2020

Mental Health Training for Police in 2020
  Law enforcement officers need the training to deal with the increasing number of mental health-related calls for service. A survey released in early 2019 found that 70% of all U.S. law enforcement officers saw increases (often substantial) in their number of daily encounters with emotionally disturbed individuals. Historically, about 10% of all police calls … Continued

Yokosuka Command held ribbon-cutting for MILO Range Simulator

Published on March 3, 2020

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 … Continued


Published on February 10, 2020

Ann Arbor, Michigan – February 10, 2020 – Arotech Corporation’s Training and Simulation Division (ATSD) has acquired Inter-costal Electronics, Inc. (ICE), a privately-owned corporation headquartered in Mesa, AZ. For over 30 years, ICE has been a leading provider of live training and test instrumentation systems. ICE designs, manufactures, and supports complex instrumentation ecosystems supporting strategic … Continued

Active Shooter Training For Law Enforcement

Published on November 25, 2019

Active Shooter Training For Law Enforcement
  On the afternoon of August 14, Philadelphia police came to the Nicetown neighborhood to serve a narcotics warrant. This relatively routine task “went awry almost immediately,” according to Police Commissioner Richard Ross. The suspect opened fire. Two officers were trapped inside, along with three civilians—and would remain trapped indoors for five hours, as the … Continued

The ‘Bloody Hundredth’ edge; 100th SFS sharpens skills

Published on November 1, 2019

Defenders train regularly to maintain readiness, so when they receive the call to put their lives at risk for the people they protect, they’re prepared. The 100th Security Forces Squadron at RAF Mildenhall, England, has incorporated a firearms training simulator into their regular training and it’s helping them increase their readiness and posture. The simulator … Continued

Air Force creates futuristic fighters

Published on October 8, 2019

Technology around the world is constantly improving, which influences the Air Force to keep up with these new developments by innovating and finding ways to effectively train Airmen. At Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, these updates can be seen in various virtual reality training systems. Now, the 7th Security Forces Squadron is implementing the newly-improved … Continued