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    The Marines Are Marching into the Metaverse. Here’s What That Could Look Like.

    The Marines Are Marching into the Metaverse. Here's What That Could Look Like.

    From the Battle of Belleau Wood to the shores of Inchon, the Marine Corps has fought in some of the most hostile conditions America's wars have had to offer. Now, to better prepare for an increasingly unstable future, it's entering the metaverse.

    Last month, Marines with the Marine Corps Platform Integration Center, or MCPIC, successfully fielded a “real-time pilot set in a planetary-scale metaverse environment,” according to CGI Federal Inc., an information technology (IT) and business consulting firm that presented the pilot to the service.

    Not to be confused with Facebook parent company Meta's use of the term, the metaverse that the Marines are hoping to dive into is also a simulated environment, one that will take billions of dollars in Corps equipment and make “faithful twins” of it in a simulated reality.

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    “The pilot involved integrating the Marine Corps Platform Integration Center [MCPIC] logistics and asset management systems with digital twins, or virtual replicas of physical assets in a simulated world environment,” the CGI press release said. “The integration demonstrated how the Marine Corps can achieve enhanced visualization, real-time monitoring, simulation capabilities, and predictive analytics that will augment training and education, as well as operational efficiency.”

    In simple terms, this metaverse is billed…

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