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Austrian Armed Forces Choose Argon Electronics as their CBRN Simulation Training Provider

Written by Steven Pike on 15 Apr 2024

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As part of its continual modernisation programme the Austrian Armed Forces have selected Argon Electronics as the provider of the CBRN Defence Centre’s new suite of simulator training equipments.

Argon are delighted to be selected as the provider of new CBRN simulation training equipment to the Austrian Armed Forces CBRN Defence Centre. The announcement of Argon’s selection was made at a ceremony held at the Austrian Armed Forces CBRN Defence Centre in Korneuburg by the Austrian Minister of Defence Klaudia Tanner [See picture] in late 2023.

The equipment provided by Argon which includes LCD3.3 Simulators, Radiological; Survey and contamination simulators and the PlumeSIM tabletop and wide area collective CBRN training system, will provide safe, efficient and agile training capability to the Austrian Armed Forces and to civilian first responders in the operation and user functionality of their in-service radiological and chemical detection equipment. This capability will enhance the armed forces training agility and flexibility allowing operators to gain confidence and knowledge of their equipment in demanding training scenarios.

Argon CEO Steven Pike said:  

“We are delighted with this award and proud that our technology in simulation training capability will enhance the operational effectiveness of the Austrian Armed Forces and its partner agencies whether military or civilian. We are grateful for the confidence this announcement shows in our products and we look forward to supporting the CBRN Defence Centre with simulation training expertise in the future.”

Argon has been producing simulator equipment since 1987 and is a supplier to many armed forces and civil defence organisations globally. The company works with detection equipment manufacturers to adapt their products for realistic training purposes.

Argon technology allows operators to experience operational functionality including responding to simulated source contamination readings to practice detection and survey techniques, analyse authentic data and gain valuable practise in equipment operation to ensure technical and tactical proficiency without the hazard and regulatory restriction of training with live agents.

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Steven Pike

Written by Steven Pike

Steven Pike is the Founder and Managing Director of Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. A graduate of the University of Hertfordshire, Steven has been awarded a number of international patents relating to the field of hazardous material training systems and technology.