Scientific Research Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, awarded a $74,192,846 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Threat Signal Simulator Program. The U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Nova Technologies, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $12 million firm-fixed-price contract modification in support of special operations forces requirements. The Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training & Instrumentation, Acquisition Center, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Not only is virtual reality teaching warfighters to train in battle tactics-one of the first apps of gaming that sprang from old Atari systems and their ilk-it's now providing resources to soldiers to help them throughout their entire service careers. It's the stuff of Hollywood, and that's a reality, because the same technologies used to create special effects in movies also are being used to convey scenarios encountered by warfighters in various situations.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida, was recently awarded an approximate $38 million contract for materials, fabrication, integration, system validation and verification, delivery, government acceptance testing, and contractor logistics support of the Multiple Integrated Laser System instrumentation and exercise control/after action review capability for the Saudi Arabia National Guard. The U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
The U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded a contract with a potential value of $41 million to Saab Training USA, Orlando, Florida, for the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System. The contract has two option years and calls for Saab to produce and field up to seven range systems during the next three years.