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High-tech training comes to Fort Hunter Liggett

Posted: Friday, Mar 29th, 2013

Aaron Crutchfield/South County Newspapers - Soldiers in the United States Army undergo virtual training with the Dismounted Soldier Training System at Fort Hunter Liggett last week.

FORT HUNTER LIGGETT The future of Army training is taking place inside a warehouse-like building on the grounds of Fort Hunter Liggett.

The United States Army has been rolling out the Dismounted Soldier Training System since 2011, and one such setup went live a few weeks ago at Hunter Liggett.

The system puts soldiers in the middle of a virtual world, allowing them to experience any environment desired. During a media availability day last week, four soldiers got together to enter a compound in Afghanistan, clear the compound, and extract a high-value target.

For the complete article see the 03-27-2013 issue.

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