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High-Tech War Games Help Save Lives

December 12th, 2010 12:42 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “CNN is reporting on the new training mannequins being used by The United States military. Advances in technology have allowed the training dummies to become ultra-realistic. From the article: ‘New battery-operated, remote-controlled mannequins can simulate bleeding and breathing, and they have blinking eyes that dilate. Medics can test their skills on these life-like mannequins. The new units, which are packed with technology, are used at 23 US Army Medical Simulation Training Centers as part of a program to teach lifesaving techniques to medics and nonmedical personnel. A Pentagon study says the training program has saved 1,000 soldiers’ lives in combat, said Lt. Col. Wilson Ariza, manager of the US Army Medical Simulation Project. ‘”

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