Sailors use virtual reality video games to refresh skills

Sailors assigned to the USS Gerald R. Ford are using C-ARTS, a virtual reality training program to train for their time at sea.

“It may look like one of the new video game systems, but C-ARTS actually mimics everything the sailor has to do to launch and land fighters off the deck … It’s a major game changer for us in training our sailors,” said Rear Admiral James Downey, the Navy’s program executive officer for aircraft carriers.

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