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Unmanned subs, virtual reality goggles: Technology reshapes military

By Federal News Radio Staff

April 28, 2016

Bryan Clark, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has developed a 130-foot boat that can prowl the seas unmanned. Military officials think it can be effective in detecting submarines. For an assessment of whether this is where we’re headed, Pentagon Solutions turned to Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. Some virtual reality training requires goggles, some requires banks big screens. Now the Army is experimenting with an dome-shaped immersive environment. Dr. Caroline Mahoney, team leader for the Cognitive Science and Applications Team, from the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, provides more on the new technology.

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