(08 Nov 2021)
 
Elbit Systems has been selected to deliver the
Interim Combined Arms Virtual Simulation (Deployable) ICAVS(D), a
pathfinder project for the British Army’s Collective Training
Transformation Programme (CTTP).

Replacing the current in-service Unit-Based
Virtual Trainer (UBVT) system by 1 April 2022, ICAVS(D) has
the potential to significantly exceed the current capability in
scale, size and complexity.

Drawing from the latest high specification
hardware and using Defence Virtual Simulation software, the
platform will deliver immersive virtual training and will help
inform the requirements for the future replacement of the UK’s
Command and Staff Training (CAST) and the Combined Arms Tactical
Trainer (CATT) systems.

Elbit Systems UK simulation systems being demonstrated at AWE21

Usable by both regular and reserve soldiers in the
British Army, ICAVS(D) will also provide the ability to conduct
experimentation and collective readiness training, from vehicle
crew to Combined Arms Sub-Unit.

The platform will allow for
rehearsal of complex operational environments in all weathers,
terrains and environments, accurately reflecting the range of
operational settings and equipment expected in contemporary
operating environments.

ICAVS(D) can be deployed within barracks and on training areas, giving
users significantly increased flexibility in when and where they
are able to train.

Martin Fausset, CEO of Elbit Systems UK said,
“Increased flexibility and fidelity are crucial to the effective
training of the British Armed Forces. Elbit Systems UK’s
deployable, high specification platform will enable the army, both
reserve and regular, to develop and maintain operational readiness
for a range of environments and scenarios. We are already
delivering advanced training capabilities to the British Army and
Royal Navy and are proud of our continuous work to help keep our
Armed Forces prepared for any situation.”

This ICAVS(D) contract follows Elbit Systems UK’s other
major training programmes for the UK Armed Forces. These include
the Joint Fires Synthetic Trainer and Joint Fires Mobile Trainer
for the Army, Project Selborne for the Royal Navy, and the
delivery and operation of three types of aircraft through its
subsidiary Affinity, for the UK Military Flying Training System.


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