'Pipe Dream' Becomes Reality as Sub Training Enters Information Age

Hamilton, Robert A.
December 2004
Sea Power;Dec2004, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p24
Focuses on the application of high technology to USS Virginia, U.S. Navy's first of a new class of attack submarines. Simulation of Ship fires, control rooms and even harbor views by sophisticated virtual reality software; Replacement of the Submarine Learning Center speeds training and cuts costs as legacy systems; Comments of Captain. Arnold O. Lotring, commander of the Submarine Learning Center in Groton, Connecticut, regarding such dramatic changes; Future possibility of unit training for a sub crew.


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