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Raytheon wins I/ITSEC business category

Dec. 15, 2009 at 6:40 PM   |   Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Raytheon says its damage-control trainer system was a winning selection at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Florida.

U.S. company Raytheon announced its BBN Technologies unit recently submitted its Vessel Damage Control Trainer in the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge during the annual I/ITSEC conference in Florida.

Raytheon's Vessel, designed to provide U.S. Navy personnel with realistic damage-control training, was selected by a panel of industry and military experts as the business category winner for the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge.

According to a news release, the "goal of the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge is to identify innovative game-based technologies and solutions that improve training effectiveness."

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