British Forces Return from Canada’s Prairie Storm Immersive Excercises

Posted on Friday, December 5th, 2014

The UK’s next Lead Armoured Task Force has completed six weeks of challenging training in Canada.

As part of Exercise Prairie Storm, 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment’s battlegroup tackled harsh weather conditions and terrain to take hold of villages from enemy soldiers.

This mode of immersive exercising is precisely the speciality of CrisisCast teams.  By confronting learners with hyper-real sensory immersion and suspending disbelief, even for a second or two, psychology tells us that insights are affected irrevocably.

This means that muscle memory in the individual soldiers is being generating and the evidence suggests that response times and critical thinking are hugely improved.

Take a look at this British Forces News film …