The US Military Is Building Its Own Metaverse
U.S. · BUSINESS · TECH
May 17, 20227 min read1457 words
Published: May 17, 2022  |  7 min read1457 words
On May 10, two fighter pilots performed a high-altitude proto-metaverse experiment. A few thousand feet above the desert of California, in a pair of Berkut 540 jets, they donned custom AR headsets to connect to a system that overlaid a ghostly, glowing image of a refueling aircra...
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May 20
A very good piece about the US Air Force using VR to teach pilots how to manage aircraft and missions. The article mentions previous training with other devices and wargames, and other use cases of the metaverse for the military. It makes a lot of sense, it's a cheap way to train some of the important skills they need in the real world. The author points out there is big defense potential, partly because military training is important and costly.
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