British Army computer simulation exercise
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British army stages huge virtual war

Hundreds of soldiers in Warminster have taken part in a virtual battle simulation.

The exercise was part of a million pound computer experiment which could shape the army of tomorrow.

The two-hour scenario saw soldiers on computers completing virtual missions in a fictional French town.

The Army says the simulation will help it to find out which resources it needs to invest in, once it takes control of its own budget in April.

  • 30 Jan 2013