Tag Archives: simulation

Saab to Help Army Implement Training System Interoperability Updates

Saab has secured three orders from the U.S. Army‘s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation to implement interoperability updates to two of the military branch’s training systems. The orders cover mid-life service upgrades to the 7th Army Training Command’s Deployable Instrumentation System-Europe and the Combat Vehicle Tactical Engagement Simulation System in …

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Boeing Installs Simulation Training Equipment for NASA Starliner Crew

Boeing has outfitted NASA‘s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, with new simulation training equipment to support the crew of the company-built CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. The company’s Crew Part-Task Trainers are designed to simulate various Starliner mission aspects, NASA said in a blog post published Wednesday. JSC engineers will manage the simulations as astronauts rehearse Starliner missions, the space …

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Engility to Provide Training, Advisory Support to USMC; Lynn Dugle Comments

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic has awarded Engility a potential two-year, $16 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide training and advisory services to the U.S. Marine Corps. Engility said Friday it will work to support Marine training on new equipment and software for the service branch’s command-and-control systems. CEO Lynn Dugle said the company will deliver a mix …

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DARPA Seeks Info on Simulation Platform Development to Validate Social Science Research Methods

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants information on ideas and approaches that could help develop interactive simulation platforms that will work to validate social science research methods. A notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps stated DARPA eyes simulations or “forensic social science supercolliders” that could help evaluate social science research methods for using “strong inference” to identify factors that …

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Boeing Hands AH-64E Apache Crew Trainer to South Korea’s Army

South Korea’s army has received an aircrew training system from Boeing as part of the country’s $1.6 billion order for 36 company-built AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters and associated training and logistical support services. Boeing said Monday the Apache Longbow Crew Trainer is equipped with flight software and flight and avionics simulation models designed to generate a training …

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Florida State University Receives Navy Grant to Lead Development of All-Electric Ship

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems a five-year, $35 million grant to lead a team of scientists and engineers from various universities to help the U.S. Navy build an all-electric ship. The team will work on various energy and machinery aspects such as ship architecture, energy …

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Australian Researchers Develop Combat Simulation Software; Matt Selway Comments

Researchers at the University of South Australia have created simulation software intended to help soldiers change combat strategies with the use of an automated document analysis feature, The Lead reported Monday. Caleb Radford writes the software is designed to interpret text descriptions of various real-world scenarios and develop procedures after …

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Boeing to Help Air Force Train F-15 Pilots, Weapons System Operators

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $27.1 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide Mission Training Center services with company-built simulation equipment. Boeing’s defense, space and security business will provide simulation technology designed to train F-15C and F-15E pilots and weapons system operators, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will occur at Seymour Johnson …

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Boeing Installs Training Simulator System in Bluedrop Fuselage; Roger Schallom Comments

Boeing has completed a new milestone for the CH-47 Chinook helicopter trainer following integration of Boeing’s cockpit training simulator with Bluedrop‘s fuselage. Bluedrop and Boeing also tested the CH-47 Chinook helicopter Rear Crew Trainer to achieve a complete wireless virtual reality training system, Bluedrop said Wednesday. The fuselage is a …

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Boeing Provides Virtual, Hardware Trainers for Navy P-8 Maintenance Training Facility

Boeing has provided virtual and hardware-based training devices to the U.S. Navy’s P-8 maintenance training facility as part of efforts to prepare the P-8A Poseidon aircraft for fleet integration. The Naval Air Station Jacksonville-based facility is designed to train Poseidon aircraft maintenance crew worldwide using mission systems software simulations and full-scale aircraft component replicas, Boeing …

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Vencore to Launch Updated Flight Data Software at Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore will launch version 7.0 of its flight data applications at the three-day Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit that kicked off Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia. Vencore’s FlightViz and FlightAnalyst applications work to determine trends, events and deviation through analysis and visualization of both real and simulated flight information, the company said …

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SAIC Lands Army Software Development Training, Simulation Task Order; Jim Scanlon Comments

Science Applications International Corp. will provide simulation and training support services to special operations military personnel and employees of civilian and federal agencies under a potential five-year, $93 million task order with the U.S. Army. SAIC said Monday the software engineering directorate within the service branch’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and …

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