Audio Battlefield To Help Prepare New Troops

Telecommunications professor Steven Grant stands in the middle of a 64-speaker surround-sound audio battlefield in Rolla, Mo., Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. In an effort to help prepare troops for combat’s auditory assault, researchers are turning a nearby warehouse into a surround-sound audio battlefield that they hope military trainers could soon use.

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Seems like a great idea. On a side note, if I was starting a death metal band i’d call it “Audio Battlefield”.

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That one guy May 23, 2011 at 10:04 pm

Forget training soldiers for the battlefield, that thing could make you the ultimate “Who farted” machine!

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Cody May 25, 2011 at 10:19 am

That will definitely help considering how loud guns can be and especially the guns used in the army. On a side note, that would be an epic band name.

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Brandon July 11, 2011 at 06:11 pm

Instead of spending megabucks on a sound system, why don’t they just do some shooting at the range without or with lesser ear protection?

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