Setting up a range day for training on the MK-19 grenade launcher is no easy task.
Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory-Orlando have an idea about how to change that, however, through the use of augmented reality.
To train on the MK-19 with real grenades “range cadre have to be available,” said Dean Reed, a software developer and team lead at ARL. “And it requires a very long training range. You need that long distance.”
Not so at ARL Orlando. There, they demonstrated that one…