Simulations used in training attempt to portray reality for the units or individuals participating in training. Some of the benefits of simulation training include; cost efficient training, training units in tasks that are too dangerous to perform otherwise, and training units in complex tasks in a repetitive fashion.
Iyengar, Jagannathan V.; Hargett, Gregory H.; and Hargett, Joe D.
"Military development and applications of simulation systems,"
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