eBullet Brings Richer Realism To Army Training; No More Laser Tag

Breaking Defense: For 40 years, US soldiers have trained using a militarized form of laser tag, called MILES. Those days are drawing to an end. The Army replacement, called eBullet, calculates true ballistic flight paths to within a seventeenth of a degree and allows for a much greater array of weapons to be simulated.

The new system superimposes simulated trajectories, explosive blasts, and other virtual effects on real-world terrain, adjusts for real-world weather factors like wind and temperature, and electronically notifies soldiers whether they’re been “killed” or “wounded.”

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