14 October 2021
by Ashley Roque
Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division use the newest IVAS prototype throughout a coaching train in October 2020. (US Army )
The US Army has postponed plans to area Microsoft's HoloLens 2 augmented actuality (AR) system to troopers whereas it ‘matures' the know-how, the service has confirmed.
first reported that the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology's (ASAALT's) workplace paused the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) programme whereas it labored to refine its timeline. While the military has not responded to
questions on what prompted this choice, it has confirmed that operational testing that had been slated to happen in July of this yr had been bumped to May 2022 “in order to further mature technologies”.
If the military's revamped timeline proceeds as deliberate and ASAALT approves IVAS fielding, the service anticipates reaching the primary unit geared up date in September 2022.
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