Tag Archives: simulation

Maj. Gen. Robert McMahon Appointed Senior Advisor for Systecon NA; Jolie Woodard Quoted

Systecon

Systecon North America (Systecon NA), a leading predictive analytics firm, announced on Thursday that former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment and retired major general for the U.S. Air Force Robert McMahon has joined the company’s leadership as a senior advisor. As Senior Advisor for Systecon NA, Maj. Gen. McMahon brings more than four decades of experience serving the Department of Defense to the role. 

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Army Developing Simulated Environment for Region-Based Combat Training

Simulated Environment

The U.S. Army has developed a simulated training environment to help refine the combat skills of warfighters based on real geographic regions. The service also plans to integrate elements to better reflect environmental conditions for Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and United Kingdom allies. The Army currently plans to refine DATE World to further include gaming elements, a geographical information system and other visualization and mapping concepts. 

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Amentum to Develop Visual Modeling & Simulation Framework for SAI; Phil Horvitz Quoted

Phil Horvitz

Amentum has been selected by the SecureAmerica Institute (SAI) to develop a real-time 2D/3D visual modeling and simulation framework, the company reported on Tuesday. SAI selected Amentum’s among the 30 proposals received. The company’s efforts will advance the resiliency of U.S. manufacturing and enhance the security of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base (DIB).

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SPA Wins Contract to Support Navy Analytics Office; Dr. William Vantine Quoted

Dr. William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has been awarded a five-year Multiple Award Contract (MAC) to support the Navy Analytics Office (NAO) and other offices across the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. SPA will provide assessments to support Program Objective Memorandum (POM) budgeting decisions, campaign-related scenario and warfare modeling and simulation-based analytic services. 

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SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract to Support Modeling, Simulation; Michael LaRouche Quoted

Michael LaRouche

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has been awarded the potential $737 million U.S. Air Force Modeling and Simulation Support Services (AFMS3) 2.0 contract to implement, integrate and develop modeling and simulation (M&S). SAIC will also drive M&S training and analysis standards for the Air Force, Department of Defense, and other federal organizations.

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FLIR Systems Wins US Army OTA to Advance Multi-Sensor Detection System; Roger Wells Quoted

FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems has been awarded a $26 million Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement modification to support the U.S. Army’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade (NBCRV SSU) program. FLIR will serve as the lead integrator under the OTA. The company will work to modernize the Army’s NBCRV system with improved and autonomous CBRN sensors.

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NRL, SDA Partner to Prototype Satellite Interoperability Testbed; Derek Tournear Quoted

Derek Tournear

The Space Development Agency (SDA) has partnered with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to develop and test a simulation tool designed to assess the interoperability of satellites that will comprise a planned space defense layer. “The Space Development Agency appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with NRL on this important part of the process to develop the National Defense Space Architecture,” noted Derek Tournear, director of SDA.

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Aviation & Missile Center Begins Dev’t of FORCE Simulator

The Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Aviation and Missile Center is developing a simulator to equip warfighters with reinforced survivability, lethality and situational awareness functions, Dvids reported Monday. “We’re looking to evaluate the impact of autonomy, the human-machine interface, and decision-aiding tools on an air mission commander performing manned/ unmanned teaming missions,” said Tom Alicia, engineering research psychologist at AvMC's Aviation Development Diretorate.

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