simulation and training

June 16, 2017

Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $34,190,336 firm-fixed-priced contract for procurement of one E2-D Advanced Hawkeye Tactics Trainer in support of the E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems III effort. In addition, this contract provides for aircraft-to-simulator concurrency updates; aircraft change directives/engineering change proposals to be retrofitted into other Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems (HITS) devices (tactics trainer, simulated maintenance trainer, power plant trainer, aircrew procedure trainer, operational flight trainer); integration and testing of third party software applications; address obsolescence issues acros

June 9, 2017
By Maryann Lawlor
Sailors assigned to the Gold crew of the guided-missile submarine USS Ohio test the new submarine bridge trainer at Trident Training Facility Bangor in Washington.

A new submarine bridge trainer recently unveiled at the Trident Training Facility in Bangor, Washington, gives submarine bridge team members a learning experience through interaction with a complex visual and auditory environment.

"This is by far the most advanced trainer that I have experienced at TRITRAFAC [Trident Training Facility] Bangor," said Fire Control Technician 2nd Class Christopher Goetz, USN, assigned to USS Ohio Gold Crew, the test submarine crew for the new trainer. "With the 360-degree view, the vibrations you feel while on the bridge, the realistic wind and climate changes and the high-tech binoculars that let you see into the distance, it really prepares you for being on a real submarine.”

April 3, 2017

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $288,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Vehicle Tactical Engagement Simulation System acquisition, which will complete the basis of issue and potentially replace older legacy systems. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order; with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2024. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (W900KK-17-D-0003).

 

March 13, 2017

Northrop Grumman Technical Services Inc., Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $15,687,725 modification (1Q0149) to contract W911SE-11-D-2010 to provide battle command training, technical, exercise, simulation and administrative support services to support the Mission Command Training Center, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, Fort Hood, Texas, and its supported installations (Forts Carson, Riley, Bliss, Sill and Knox). Work will be performed at Fort Hood, with an estimated completion date of September 22, 2017. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance Army funds in the amount of $15,687,725 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S.

February 17, 2017

General Dynamics Mission Systems, Laurel, Maryland, was awarded a $9,666,932 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract as a follow-on contract to a previously sole-source contract for the Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Tactical Proficiency Trainer (IEWTPT). The training system and tool set simulates and/or stimulates military intelligence warfighting equipment and tools to replicate the necessary environment required to provide proficiency and sustainment training for military intelligence personnel, battle staff, system operators, collectors and analysts. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received.

January 19, 2017

OST Inc.,* Washington, District of Columbia, was awarded a $248,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to provide systems engineering and technical assistance support services for Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO-STRI); and limited customers related to their mission. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 17 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of January 17, 2022. The Army Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (W900KK-17-D-0002).

*Small Business

August 16, 2016

Logistics Services International Inc., Jacksonville, Florida (N00189-16-D-Z047); and Technical Software Services Inc., Pensacola, Florida (N00189-16-D-Z048), are being awarded an estimated $167,168,947 in multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price task order contracts to provide reengineering, development and personal computer-simulation services in support of Naval Education Training Command’s Naval Training Products and Services program. Each contract will run concurrently and includes a 33-month base ordering period and 36-month option period. If all options are exercised, the total estimated value of a

May 13, 2016

Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $12,087,181 multi-year, firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract (Mexico) for a transportable Black Hawk Operations Simulator for the Mexican navy. One bid was solicited with one received. Work will be performed in Mexico, with an estimated completion date of September 11, 2018. Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $12,087,181 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (W900KK-16-C-0015).

May 6, 2016

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $424,232,240 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for AN/GPQ-11(V) Threat Radar Emitter Simulations products and services and other target/threat simulators and peripheral equipment in support of the Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Range (AEWTTR) project. The AEWTTR provides ground electronic warfare and surface-to-air weapons threats. Work will be performed in Ridgecrest, California, and is expected to be completed in May 2021. Fiscal 2016 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $50,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. Thi

May 6, 2016

Jacobs Technology Inc., Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is being awarded a $427,078,399 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide test and evaluation/training threat/target systems for warfighter training and debriefing systems. This effort includes the systems engineering services to determine and deliver components used in creating complex simulated combat environments in support of combat training systems. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, and is expected to be completed in May 2021.

March 14, 2016

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $66,222,453 undefinitized contract action against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020) for the design, development, fabrication, integration, delivery, installation and testing of the technical solution to enable full interoperability of the Distributed Mission Training capability for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (90 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $7,239,945 will be obligated at time of award,

March 4, 2016

Pinnacle Solutions Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $14,743,219 modification (P00001) to previously awarded contract FA8621-16-C-6281 for support of the KC-10 training system. Contractor will provide operations, maintenance and sustainment of 39 aircrew training devices and maintenance training devices. These training devices support maintenance and aircrew personnel continuous training at Air Mobility Command, Air Force Reserve Command and Air Education Training Command.

February 9, 2016
By Sandra Jontz
Technicians test systems in the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic's Common Submarine Radio Room (CSRR) production area. The curved design of the facility mimics the hull designs of four Navy submarine types, which allows for streamlined integration before systems are installed aboard the subs, and reduces cost and installation time.

Non-submariners can get a rare sneak peek into the bowels of a submarine’s control centers during the upcoming sea services conference in San Diego next week. Well, sort of. It’s not a peek into an actual boat's radio control room, for example, but an opportunity to see and touch equipment that simulates a variety of shipboard systems.

December 21, 2015

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $178,057,663 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-12-C-0112) for the update and modification of P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft training systems, including 16 operational flight trainers; 13 weapons tactics trainers; and four part task trainers, as well as a training systems support center and electronic classrooms located at the Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida; Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington; Dallas, Texas; and St. Louis, Missouri. Work will be performed in St.

September 16, 2015
An AH-64D Apache attack helicopter departs the flightline under a full moon to conduct operations from Camp Taji, Iraq. Boeing has received a contract for an additional Longbow crew trainer.

Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri was awarded a $12,461,218 modification (P00006) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0086 for one additional Longbow crew trainer for the Apache helicopter program.  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 31, 2018. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $12,461,218 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

September 4, 2015

Cubic Defense Applications, San Diego, has been awarded a $16,959,166 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for secure live-virtual-constructive advanced training environment-advanced technology demonstration. Contractor will provide for the development, integration, test and demonstration of live virtual constructive technologies. Work will be performed at San Diego; and Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and is expected to be complete by September 30, 2018. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and one offer was received. Fiscal year 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $7,110,899 are being obligated at the time of award.

July 1, 2015

General Dynamics C4S, Orlando, Florida was awarded an $8,730,370 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with options for the Intelligence & Electronic Warfare Tactical Proficiency Trainer. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2016. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and engineering funds in the amount of $4,668,383 were obligated at the time of the award. Army PEO Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida is the contracting activity (W900KK-15-C-0019).

 

April 2, 2015

L-3 Communications Corp., Link Simulation and Training Division, Arlington, Texas, has been awarded a $9,321,619 firm-fixed-price contract for the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System flight crew training system. Contractor will provide program management support, commercial training simulation services for contractor-furnished aircrew training devices, and contractor logistics support for government-owned part task trainers. Work will be performed at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2015. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 operational and maintenance funds in the amount of $3,107,206 are being obligated at the time of award.

March 27, 2015

Cubic Applications Inc., San Diego, California, was awarded a $9,380,631 modification (P00009) to contract W91QVN-14-C-0033 for the operation of the Korea Battle Simulation Center. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $4,404,196 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is March 31, 2016. Work will be performed in Korea. Army Contracting Command, Yongsan, Korea, is the contracting activity.

 

March 2, 2015

Pro-Active Technologies Inc., Oviedo, Florida, is being awarded a $45,000,000 ceiling-priced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the development and sustainment of training solutions for the Multi-Purpose Reconfigurable Training System. Work will be performed in Oviedo, Florida, and is expected to be completed in February 2020. Fiscal 2013 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $38,632 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, as a 100 percent small business set-aside, and four offers were received.

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