Virtual reality computer simulation training to be provided to Norway by Fidelity Technologies

READING, Pa., 7 Aug. 2009. Members of the Norwegian armed forces needed a virtual reality simulator to train forward air controllers and forward air observers. They found their solution from Fidelity Technologies Corp. in Reading, Pa.

READING, Pa., 7 Aug. 2009. Members of the Norwegian armed forces needed a virtual reality simulator to train forward air controllers and forward air observers. They found their solution from Fidelity Technologies Corp. in Reading, Pa.

Fidelity will supply Norway with a forward air controller/forward observer (FAC/FO) virtual realitycomputer simulation trainer. The virtual simulator will re-create conditions for close air support and artillery training.

The first phase of the simulation training contract is for the development, delivery and installation of the FAC/FO military simulation equipment and is worth $8.2 million. The second phase of the military training simulation job is to support and maintain the FAC/FO military simulation and training equipment for five years, and is worth $2.3 million.

"The trainer will help Norway's FAC/FO military improve its skills in planning and mission execution at a considerable savings in cost relative to live training," says Fidelity President David Gulati.

The FAC/FO trainer simulates relevant terrain conditions, obstacles, different climates and day and night combat conditions. It gives a realistic picture of the enemy and has the capacity for during-action and after-action review.

For more information contact Fidelity Technologies online at www.fidelitytech.com.

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