Russia Looks to Match US on Virtual Battlefield




The Russian military has declared its objective of having its own serious gaming platform for training its troops by 2013. General Nikolai Makarov, Chief of the General Staff, announced the move to modernise methods by investing heavily into new technology based on popular video game technology but in a form that is far more reflective of the realities of frontline combat. "We must adopt quickly," he said, "…and figure out as soon as possible how to train our soldiers and the mili...
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