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  • Defenders train with virtual reality system

    Defenders with 75th Security Forces Squadron here recently implemented a virtual reality training system called Street Smarts Virtual Reality, allowing them to fully immerse themselves into realistic three-dimensional situations for training.

  • AFICC delivers innovative VR suicide prevention training to save lives

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – With a rise in suicides across the service, the Air Force Installation Contracting Center is helping leaders fast-track a pilot program at Air Mobility Command to help save lives.The virtual reality suicide training being tested at Scott AFB, Illinois, and

  • AFRL reimagines tech development with virtual reality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In a move the Wright Brothers likely never anticipated, but surely would approve, the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate is using a bicycle to demonstrate how virtual and augmented reality could revolutionize aircraft maintenance and

  • Local students showcase STEM projects at AFRL event

    ROSSBURG, Ohio – Approximately 130 students and teachers from nine local schools participated in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 7th annual Full Throttle STEM at Eldora Speedway May 14. Wearing t-shirts coded with school pride, the students, who ranged in age from 9 to 18, strode into the

  • Virtual, augmented reality may hold key to future Air Force training

    A demonstration of how virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) can benefit Air Force training processes took place Jan. 8.The demonstration was geared toward Airmen within the aircraft armament systems and munition systems, and gave a glimpse of how VR/AR applications can aid in providing an