Accession Number : ADA328838

Title :   The Virtual Sand Table.

Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Vaglia, James A. ; Forester, Joan E. ; Long, Victor M. ; O'May, Janet F. ; Surdu, John R.

PDF Url : ADA328838

Report Date : AUG 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The Virtual Sand Table (VST) is a series of software tools designed to help commanders better manage their battle space on a highly digitized battlefield identified by the U.S. Army as its near-team vision of future battle. The VST will assist commanders and their staffs in conducting the current battle and in preparing for the future battle. The VST provides an innovative way to visualize the battlefield from a unique and realistic perspective.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, *COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, *VIRTUAL REALITY, *BATTLE MANAGEMENT, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, BATTLEFIELDS, THREE DIMENSIONAL, COMPUTER GRAPHICS, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, SPEECH RECOGNITION, BATTLES, DIGITAL SIMULATION, TERRAIN MODELS, DISTRIBUTED INTERACTIVE SIMULATION.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE