Army Seeks New Video Games For Virtual Training

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 7:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army is seeking input from small businesses as it works to develop a new first-person shooter video game to replace its current go-to training program, "Virtual Battlespace 2," according to a draft request for proposals issued Friday.

The Army wants "to train individual soldiers and small units in a shared semi-immersive environment," and during a time of uncertain budgets, virtual training environments come cheaper than traditional training grounds. Last year, in a separate $57 million procurement, the Army said it hoped to use games...
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