The British Army Warfighting Experiment 21 (AWE) is transforming the way soldiers train through use of digital technology. The army has provided an update on its training activities in the backdrop to DSEI 2021.
Within AWE, the Army’s Collective Training Transformation Programme (CTTP) will put the soldier at the heart of technology to meet the capabilities and expectations of those personnel who were born and grew up during the cyber age.
£950million has been allocated for CTTP over ten years, and will transform the management and delivery of training and soldiers’ experience of training through use of digital technology.
The British Army’s training programme builds on the significant advances made by the Army’s Land Warfare Centre in recent years, and exploits those gains, with opportunities to transform the relationship with industry.
Lieutenant Colonel Jes Giles, SO1 Training Capability, Strategy Collective Training Transformation Programme, says that the CTTP is a “holistic programme on how collective training will be delivered in the British Army out to beyond 2035”.
It will transform collective training “to match ever more complex threats above and below the threshold of conflict enabled by dynamic exploitation of training data, immersive environments, and hard-wired flexibility”.
The Army will adopt an industry partner to help resource and deliver training and data exploitation and digitisation will be put at the heart of training design, through the employment of cutting-edge training systems that are interoperable, integrated and hardwired for data capture.
Fully immersive training environments, that replicate the complexities of current and future conflict environments, will be used while near-time feedback will be provided to soldiers and commanders at all levels of training performance.
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