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SAIC Supports Air System Simulation

December 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,195,326 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to exercise an option for technical and engineering services in support of the Naval Air Systems Command's Air Vehicle Engineering Department and the Manned Flight Simulator/Air Combat Environment Test and Evaluation facilities. Services to be provided support the development and utilization of advanced air vehicle technology for evaluating air vehicle flying qualities and controllability, developing simulation software, and building prototype simulations. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Polytechnic Institute to Provide High-Performance Computing Research

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, is being awarded a $13,536,712 task order under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to utilize the Comprehensive National Incident Management System. The objective of this research and development effort is to provide high-performance computing methods for modeling very large socio-technical, biological, and information systems. These will be in the areas of surveillance and sensing integration; simulation-based course-of-action analysis and decision support; "simfrastructure" specialization and enhancement; infectious disease assessment capability enhancement; and large-scale network efforts. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Missile Defense Agency Awards $595 Million Contract

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is announcing the award of an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract to Teledyne Brown Engineering Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama under contract HQ0147-11-D-0015. The maximum ceiling value of this action is $595 million in research, development, test and evaluation funds. Teledyne Brown Engineering Incorporated will develop a single objective simulation framework system with a modular, scalable, reconfigurable, and composable architecture to replace the existing digital simulation architecture and hardware-in-the-loop single stimulation framework systems.

SAIC Receives $222 Million for Common Virtual Environment Development

August 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $222 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for developing the common virtual environment that facilitates fair fight interoperability for virtual system and non-system training aids, simulators and simulations. The U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Training and Instrumentation Acquisition Center, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.

MEI to Provide Wargaming Support and Simulation Systems

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

MEI Technologies Incorporated, Houston, Texas, is being awarded a cost-reimbursable and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract worth about $7 million to provide research and development for war gaming efforts to include development of weapon simulators, environments, and coordination of large, multi-agency war games in support of advancing the state of the art in technology development and advancement of war gaming scenarios. In addition, all necessary materials to include any hardware, facilities, supplies, travel, labor, supplies, and services to perform war gaming. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

OptiMetrics to Develop Decontamination Simulation

August 5, 2011
By George Seffers

OptiMetrics Incorporated, Abingdon, Maryland, was awarded a nearly $10 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development and implementation of advanced models, simulation and analytical tools to increase the capacity of decontamination services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Tapestry Solutions Provides Simulation in Europe and Africa

July 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Tapestry Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, California, was awarded an approximate $11 million firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable contract for the managing and operating battle simulation training services for U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Army Africa. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Grafenwoehr, Germany, is the contracting activity.

Four Firms Awarded Integrated Training Contract

July 11, 2011
By George Seffers

URS Federal Support Services Incorporated, Germantown, Maryland; Calibre Systems Incorporated, Alexandria, Virginia; Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia; and Parsons Infrastructure, Washington, D.C., were awarded a more than $24 million contract for the support services to develop, deliver and enable an operationally relevant and totally integrated live, virtual, constructive and gaming training environment. The U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Hensel Phelps to Construct F-35B Simulation Facility

June 8, 2011
By George Seffers

Hensel Phelps Construction Company, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded an approximate $70 million contract for construction of the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter training facility and training hangar at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The proposed new construction will consist of a new training and simulator facility and a new multi-story hangar facility. The new training and simulator facility will include flight simulator spaces, training classrooms, briefing and debriefing rooms, network equipment rooms, administrative offices, and mechanical and electrical rooms. The new training hangar will include an aircraft maintenance bay, shop, administrative areas, data network areas, briefing and debriefing rooms, and mechanical and electrical rooms. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Army Procures Simulators to Train Afghan Air Corps

June 6, 2011
By George Seffers

Fidelity Technologies Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a potential $31 million contract to provide simulation training technology and logistics support to assist the U.S. Army as it prepares to transition security responsibilities to the Afghan National Army Air Corps. The U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, based in Orlando, Florida, awarded the contract. Within an 18-month period, Fidelity will deliver four simulators: MI-17 flight training device, G-222 flight training device, G-222 basic aviation training device and G-222 fuselage load trainer. The simulators will help train Afghan warfighters in support of the Combined Security Transition Command, a multinational military formation designed to train and develop security forces, including the Afghan National Army Air Corps, headquartered in Kabul.

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