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Tennessee National Guard uses virtual technology to enhance training missions: 'CAV-T' combines traditional military muscle with state-of-the-art technology

Cavalry scouts from the Tennessee National Guard’s L Troop, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment provide route reconnaissance at Volunteer Training Site–Catoosa, Jan. 25, during a landmark training exercise combining traditional military muscle with cutting-edge virtual technology. The Combined Arms Virtual Training concept leverages multiple virtual simulators to replicate heavy equipment and remote training sites that are often difficult to reach and expensive to maintain. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Melissa Wood/RELEASED)



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This work, Tennessee National Guard uses virtual technology to enhance training missions: 'CAV-T' combines traditional military muscle with state-of-the-art technology [Image 4 of 4], by SSG Melissa Wood, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.25.2014

Date Posted:02.06.2014 17:45

Photo ID:1162644

VIRIN:140125-A-XR807-001

Resolution:3024x2016

Size:4.92 MB

Location:CATOOSA, GA, US

Hometown:NASHVILLE, TN, US

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