Vortex Studio Leveraged to Help NATO Better Prepare for Operations in Europe

Army Technology

In response to a need for modernized decision making tools, NATO has been working with industry partners and academics to update their NATO Reference Mobility Model (NRMM). Containing global environmental data that helps the global defense partnership drive better engineering and deployment decisions, NATO saw a need to update the nearly 50 year old model.

“NATO has worked closely with industry partners, such as CM Labs Simulations … to visualise the data collected and create an interface where the data can be manipulated.” This amounts to the development of a better tool—involving the latest in computing and simulation technologies.

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About CM Labs Simulations

CM Labs builds simulation-based solutions to help clients design advanced equipment and prepare for skilled operations. Through its Vortex Studio platform, CM Labs provides capabilities for training simulators, mission rehearsal, virtual prototyping, and testing.

For more than 20 years, CM Labs’ Vortex Simulators have helped train equipment operators in port, maritime, and offshore environments all over the world. In the past few years alone, the Port of Tilbury, Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal, Indonesian Port Corporation, Napier Port, Ports of Auckland, multiple DP World sites, and the Pacific Maritime Association (USA) have chosen Vortex simulators to improve operational safety and efficiency.

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