XPI Simulation Ltd. has been awarded a contract in excess of £1M by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), part of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide a research simulator for armoured vehicle driver training.
The delivery team will be led by XPI Simulation as contract lead, partnered with CAE (UK) plc, NSC and QinetiQ Ltd. This work will be carried out as part of the MoD Synthetic Environment Tower of Excellence which is a delivery route for cross-cutting Test, Evaluation, Simulation and Training (TEST) research, involving a collaboration of government, industry and academia. This research programme investigates the use of developing technologies and open standards relevant to the application of Simulation and Synthetic Environments (SEs) for defence training, experimentation and evaluation.
Commenting, Simon Skinner, managing director said “XPI Simulation has supplied successful research driver simulators to industry and academia with prestigious customers such as Toyota Motorsport and Nottingham University; we are very pleased to be providing an excellent research driving simulator to UK government through Dstl.”