Simulation Specialist

Currently employed as the simulation specialist for the ISTAR project, André LaFrance has worked as a military simulation consultant since retiring from the British Army in 1998. Seven of his 21 year service were spent in the Canadian Forces with the R22eR and the Canadian Airborne Regiment. Throughout his career he has held training and simulation related appointments at Armoured Division and Army level in the UK as well as Army level in the Royal Army of Oman. Specializing in collective command and staff training, he has managed a variety of constructive simulations to suit numerous land and joint training challenges in many parts of the world.

Articles by this writer

March 2006  |  Magazine

The role of ISTAR – There is serious concern about the lack of necessary equipment for a Commander to view the situation in real time, allowing him focused, informed and rapid decisions. New technology must be called upon to provide these tools…