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I was on board with this, until "virtual reality helmet" and "laptop strapped to their back".

Why not just go outside and train normally?
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No, the china beats it hands down.
roflmao........ by standing army maybe....by tech wise not even close....
    
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I was on board with this, until "virtual reality helmet" and "laptop strapped to their back".

Why not just go outside and train normally?
exactly lol
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Who knows what this could do to the consumer market in the future, as I'm sure it will trickle down. Also inb4thelock.
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exactly lol
Im inclined to agree with this
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Cant wait for the torrent ;P
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roflmao........ by standing army maybe....by tech wise not even close....
China makes more than playskool toys and barbie dolls.
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No, the china beats it hands down.
I used the words "advanced" and "warfighting". I didn't say not one word about size, which is all China has on our military.
Edited by GuilT1 - 5/31/11 at 7:50am
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.....and this is why were in such debt. wasting so much money for no reason!
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Why use virtual reality training, when you can use real-life training?

In real-life training, the enemy is not actually the enemy, but they obviously pretend to be. You and your team will fight to reach the enemy and take them down. If you have been "shot" at or failed to complete a certain order, the "mission" fails.

This way, you're relying on a human brain to react in combat, whether it's the enemy or not. You're fighting against real people out there, not computers that are programmed.
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