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virtual simulation

Definition/Scope: Form of simulation in which entities exist in effect or in essence, although not in actual form, so that sensing of or by other entities must be via the distributed interactive simulation (DIS) protocol data unit stream. When participation in a DIS exercise requires significant compromise of vehicle dynamics, the vehicle is then operating in the virtual mode. (2) Simulators interacting within a virtual reality environment and possibly with other simulators. Operational examples are the M1 and



Broader Terms:

7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command
battle simulation

Narrower Terms:

Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation

Related Terms:

Combined Arms Tactical Trainer
Force XXI Training Program
Team Orlando
virtual reality


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