The MTVR operator training curriculum developed by FAAC enables students to learn proper operational techniques under all terrain, weather, road, and traffic conditions. Instructors use simulation as the primary instructional device to quantitatively evaluate student performance under controlled, repeatable scenarios. This, combined with the ability to create hazardous and potentially dangerous situations, without risk to man or material, results in a more thoroughly trained Marine operator than ever before.
The MTVR-TS ODS concept is centered on a pod of four Student Training Stations (STS) and a single controlling Instructor Operator Station (IOS). The STS, utilizing actual MTVR cabs, simulates the form, fit, and feel of the MTVR vehicle. Two versions of the MTVR ODS have been produced – one featuring a cab mounted on a six degree-of-freedom motion base with 180 degrees of visual displays and a second featuring the same cab with a three degree-of-freedom motion seat and 225 degrees of displayed scene. The displayed scenes are a realistically depicted virtual world simulating a variety of on-road and off-road conditions.