Zen ArtyFOS trains Observation Post Officers and Forward Observers of the Artillery and all other officers of combat wings of Army who may be required to fire long-range, indirect fire weapons like mortars, guns, Howitzers, rockets and missiles.
It has an Instructor Station and an Observation Post Officers Trainee Station. It facilitates engagement of target by a single gun to guns of a Brigade of Artillery. It also has a module to train the trainers which allows standardization of training all across the force. Artillery training, due to the logistics involved, is a cumbersome process. But this simulator cuts down logistics while ensuring ready-for-battle standards.
A wide range of terrains has been provided to recreate the scenarios expected to be faced by trainees in actual war. It also enables trainees to shoot the gun applying different procedures. The training can be conducted round the year in a room of 20 ft x 25 ft