IVAS, the system with which the American fighter can better perceive his surroundings in order to be more efficient in combat

We have received additional information from the PEO Soldier Office, which is centralizing various assessments of advanced systems and concepts to equip US Army, US Army and likely sooner units in the future, or sooner rather than later. to those of other military elements in his country.

It focuses on the most recent tests that the advanced IVAS (Integrated Visual Augmentation System) concept is undergoing. This module can be used by the military to have a better perception of what is happening around them and to benefit from augmented reality concepts to be more efficient in neutralizing the enemy. The tests recently conducted at Fort Pickett, Virginia by elements of the 82nd Airborne Division – 25th Marine Corps soldiers also participated – provide for the validation of the third concept of the system as there is time in it and new equipment is developed .

Basically, these are protective goggles that are attached to the front part of the soldier’s helmet, or during certain training sessions, the front presenter can be placed in front of the eyes, as shown in the attached images of some concepts in Das is processed so that the sensors capture images, process and make them available to the fighter to make them more effective in the decision-making process, in achieving goals, and in defeating the opponent. In parallel to the personal benefit of those who use the IVAS system, the group leader also receives information about what is happening to the staff he coordinates and directs via his own team and via extended communication channels.

The skills are also linked to fire management, so new telescopic sights can be attached to personal assault rifles that coordinate with the goggles when aiming more closely, thus killing the enemy on first impact. It is about introducing technical improvements to the process and efforts to modernize the American combatant and using the available technology to make him more efficient in operations in urban and nearby environments (CCO, Close Combat Operations).

The first final concepts are expected to hit some units in the final quarter of 2021 if everything goes as calculated. Note that systems like Microsoft’s HoloLens2 have been validated through evolution and testing. IVAS includes a digital color screen, low light and heat sensors, artificial intelligence and augmented reality processors, and other elements that work together and are coordinated in real time to give the fighter a more accurate perception of what is expected. This happens around them both during the day and at night and is a convenience in the face of various types of threats. (Octavio Dec Cmara)

Photo: The IVAS system. (DoD)

Several teams have been used in the recent tests of the concept. (United States Army)

Among other things, concepts such as HoloLens2 have been validated by Microsoft. Work is underway to have the system up and running by the end of next year. (United States Army)

With IVAS equipment, the US military will be more efficient and precise in firing its offensive weapons, which are modified with specific high-end systems. (United States Army)

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