Contact: Peter J. Vietti
Office of Naval Research
Caption: Navy and Marine Corps leadership previewed the Gruntworks Research for Infantry Integration Testing during a public open house at the Stafford, Va., facility, as part of the Soldier Technology US 2009 conference. GRIIT provides a realistic environment for simulating, testing, and optimizing the Marine’s equipment and is the second facility that utilizes an ONR-funded vivid and realistic virtual environment to prepare warfighters for real combat. The first facility, the Infantry Immersion Trainer located at Camp Pendleton, Calif., was installed by ONR in 2007.
Credit: U.S. Navy photograph by John F. Williams / RELEASED
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