RAF Regiment Trial SAF-TAC – Dismounted Close Combat Virtual Reality Trainer

Earlier this month Dr Adam Easton (CEO) and Tom Constable (Director of Innovation) were fortunate enough to spent time with Officers and NCOs from the RAF Regiment. It was a privileged to spend time with such a professional group of instructors. They stress tested our SAF-TAC Virtual Reality Team Training Platform and successfully conducted mission planning, rehearsal and execution.

“Always good to see experimentation and innovation in action. Retaining the ability to operate and to fight against threats to Royal Air Force (RAF) demands leading edge and challenging training simulators, alongside live exercises, are increasingly part of our solution.” Air Commodore Scott Miller, RAF Regiment. Listening, and crucially actioning, end-user feedback is absolutely key to our approach with SAF-TAC our solution has to be affordable, portable and simple to use. My mission is to ensure SAF-TAC is a simulation training platform that military personnel actively WANT to use and can see tangible value in embracing and frequently using this new technology.

“Over the trial it has allowed me to gain further understanding of how we can incorporate VR into training. With the given opportunity to have input from the instructors on the trial, it will make for a system that is fit for our needs. I am looking forward to seeing this become incorporated into out training in the future. I can see its many of benefits being used to enhance the training that Trg Wg provides to all phases” Sgt RE Minshall Training Wing Training Support Squadron.



Tom Constable

Director of Innovation
SimCentric Technologies
Tel:  +44 (0) 7872 907950
Email:  tom.constable@simct.com

About SimCentric

Founded in 2008, SimCentric is a global simulation software company with expertise in a wide range of virtual environments. It has four technology divisions, the first is its Immersive Technology division which looks at taking cutting edge technology building truly immersive training experiences. The second, is its Joint Fires division which produces training software recently selected for the UK Joint Fires Synthetic Trainer, and used widely around the world. The third division is the wearable technology division looking at wearable haptics and sensors and their applicability to training. Finally, SimCentric produces a range safety software suite aimed at reducing fratricide in training.

About SimCentric

SimCentric is a technology company focused on transforming training, safety and operational decision making through innovation.  We develop commercial, off-the-shelf technology and strive to be thought leaders and innovators in the areas of: Joint Fires training, range safety and fratricide prevention,  Virtual Reality and virtual training environments, representation of the future battlespace, and smart wearable technology for training. Read More

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