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317th AW leaders test state-of-the-art VR gloves

Col. James Young, 317th Airlift Wing commander, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. The DK2 Gloves can provide an added physical element to a virtual reality training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Col. James Young, 317th Airlift Wing commander, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. The DK2 Gloves can provide an added physical element to a virtual reality training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Col. Michael Fellona, 317th Airlift Wing vice commander, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. Leadership assigned to the 317th AW tested the DK2 Gloves where they saw first-hand how the gloves operated and could potentially integrate with the existing virtual reality training lab. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Col. Don Vandenbussche, 317th Maintenance Group commander, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. The 317th MXG has one of the largest virtual reality training labs in the U.S. Air Force. Testing new, state-of-the-art technology provides leadership with insight needed to continue developing beneficial and in-depth training technology. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Chief Master Sgt. Mark Umfleet, 317th Airlift Wing command chief, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. The DK2 Gloves have 113 pressure points in each glove that provides a realistic response to enhance the physical aspect of each training experience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Chief Master Sgt. Mark Umfleet, 317th Airlift Wing command chief, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. The DK2 Gloves have 113 pressure points in each glove that provides a realistic response to enhance the physical aspect of each training experience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Chief Master Sgt. Mark Umfleet, 317th Airlift Wing command chief, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. Introducing virtual reality gloves into a training environment allows students to feel each action as it is performed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Chief Master Sgt. Mark Umfleet, 317th Airlift Wing command chief, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. Introducing virtual reality gloves into a training environment allows students to feel each action as it is performed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Col. Michael Fellona, 317th Airlift Wing vice commander, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. Leadership assigned to the 317th AW tested the DK2 Gloves where they saw first-hand how the gloves operated and could potentially integrate with the existing virtual reality training lab. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Col. Michael Fellona, 317th Airlift Wing vice commander, tests HaptX Gloves Development Kit 2 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2021. Leadership assigned to the 317th AW tested the DK2 Gloves where they saw first-hand how the gloves operated and could potentially integrate with the existing virtual reality training lab. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

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