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Mexican Navy receiving Dutch training simulator

The Mexican Navy is being provided a full-mission ship bridge simulator and desktop training stations from VSTEP, a Dutch simulation company.
By Richard Tomkins   |   July 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM   |   Comments

VERACRUZ, Mexico, July 30 (UPI) -- A full-mission ship bridge simulator and desktop training stations are being provided to the Mexican Navy by Netherlands-headquartered simulation company VSTEP.

The Class A NAUTIS simulator and 24 training stations are to be installed at a new wings of the naval academy in Veracruz, the company said.

"We are proud to be selected as the prime simulator supplier for the Mexican Navy," said VSTEP Director Pjotr van Schothorst. "Our NAUTIS Simulators with Naval Task Force module will provide naval students and personnel with a very effective training tool for naval operations.

"We look forward to delivery and installation of the simulator classrooms for the new simulator wing in Veracruz and will maintain a strong relationship with the Mexican Navy for future projects."

VSTEP's NAUTIS DNV Class A Full Mission Bridge Simulator has a 240-degree horizontal field of view. It uses the NAUTIS Naval Task Force software module, which is specifically designed to meet the training requirements of navies and coast guards for a variety of missions.

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