Past, present, future: VR training for the military

Size of the military training industry: There are 27,309,630 people currently serving in the armed forces around the world. In May 2016, the British armed forces alone had 13,750 new recruits for training.Training spend per annum: the global military training industry is worth $10.4 billion, predicted to grow to $15.8 billion by 2025.Key training areas: flight simulators account for 60% of the market, with maritime and combat simulators making up the rest.

 

 

 

This is a good overview of how virtual reality has been pioneered for training within the military. Not only does it show how VR is being used it shows how VR will increasingly be used in the future.

   

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