The system seamlessly assimilates retrofitted Laser Unit and Sensor Unit with Exercise Control, Interface Unit, Base Station, Transparent Display Unit, Commander Display Unit and Umpire Gun to function and deliver training value. It is modular in design, easy to fit and remove and does not require any modifications on tank. All the modules are independently battery-powered and wirelessly connected.
Laser Unit, either strapped or inserted into the muzzle end of the main gun, realistically simulates the projectile dynamics of the ammunition fired. The location of the hit is indicated on the gunner’s Transparent Display Unit and communicated to Exercise Control (EXCON).
Sensor Unit is capable of all-around detection of incoming pulsed laser. It detects hits, evaluates casualty status and communicates the data to EXCON.
EXCON is loaded with a customised, user-friendly software. It is menu driven and displays live movements,operational status and other parameters of participating tanks and other Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). It allows instructor to change the status of Tanks, allot ammunition, initiate/pause/conclude/replay exercise, conduct After Action Review, record and generate reports.
The ACTS Interface Unit, placed inside the gunner’s cabin, relays the range of the target received from Sensor Unit to Fire Control Computer (FCC) to help gunner follow up through the firing procedures.
Base Station is the communication hub of the system. It receives data packets from Main RF Module of the Sensor Units and sends the same to EXCON, where visual information of the progress of the exercise appears along with data.
Transparent Display Unit is strapped onto the gunner’s sight. It displays the location of hit on the tank target in relation to target silhouette e.g. ‘Over Shot’, ‘Under Shot’, ‘Rear Left’, ‘Rear Right’, ‘Front’ and ‘Missed’.
Commander’s Display Unit helps the Commander follow the actions of gunner and it is also capable of simulating Laser Range Finder and Gunner’s Trigger.
Umpire Gun is a line of sight remote access device, primarily used to assign tactical identification codes and details of ammunition to the Tanks and to enable and disable the Tanks.
ACTS is not only scalable to Combat Group, Combat Command and beyond but also configurable with all MBTs and ICV/IFV.