Canadian Army training system to increase NATO interoperability

When fully delivered, the LVCTS will replicate all crew positions of the Light Armored Vehicle 6.0, the Leopard 2 MBT and the Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle (Photo: Canadian Army)

The LVCTS training program for the Canadian Army will include a wide range of training devices and allow NATO members to train with Canadian personnel in a virtual environment.

The Canadian Army (CA) Land Vehicle Crew Training System (LVCTS) is on track for initial delivery in 2025 and, on the contrary, the current global landscape reinforces the required capabilities, said the army.

CA is seeking to invest C$2.2 billion ($1.66 billion) in simulation programs and over C$4 billion in networks and instruments over the next 25 years under the Future Integrated Training Environment (FITE) program. LVCTS is the largest effort of the project with a value of up to C$499 million ($387 million) and will also be one of its main pillars.

Once fully delivered,

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Norbert Neumann

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