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AMRDEC’s Black Hawk Aircrew Trainer

AMRDEC blackhawk trainer

The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center’s (AMRDEC) Black Hawk Aircrew Trainer (BAT) is a highly immersive home-station flight training device, composed of a state-of-the-art collimated visual system, a complete UH-60M cockpit, an instructor-operator station, and a vertically expandable container. BAT is designed modularly to maximize flexibility for future growth and includes a vertically expanding container that is both a shipping container for the device and an environmentally controlled building that will house the device after it is delivered.

AMRDEC is the Army's focal point for providing research, development and engineering technology and services for aviation and missile weapons systems, and unmanned aerial and ground vehicle platforms across the life cycle. AMRDEC's science and technology expertise is characterized by a multidisciplinary adaptive workforce, unique test bed capabilities, and promotion of discovery and innovation across government, academia and industry.

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