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VirTra Systems, Inc., a leading provider of use of force simulators and firearms training simulators, will attend and participate in the annual AUSA Meeting & Exposition on Oct. 3-5, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Held each October, AUSA is one of the largest land warfare expositions and professional development forums in the world. VirTra will be exhibiting in both No....

Aerovironment, Simi Valley, Calif., was awarded a $22.8 million modification to contract for Switchblade inert training vehicles. Work will be performed in Simi Valley, California, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2017.

The Boeing Co., Defense, Space & Security, St. Louis, Mo., has been awarded a $13.2 million modification to previously awarded contract for F-15C and F-15E mission training centers (MTCs). Contractor will provide Mission Package 16 (MP-16) into F-15C and F-15E MTCs to be compliant with Combat Air Force Distributed Mission Operations Standards updates.  MP-16 updated changes will be installed...

Conflict Kinetics Corp., Sterling, Va., was awarded a $15.6 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with options for incidental services for the Conflict Kinetics Tactical Ocular Reaction Area weapon simulator.  One bid was solicited with one received, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 21, 2021.

R.C. Construction Co. Inc., Greenwood, Miss., has been awarded a $22.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for range safety improvement and modernization at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island.  The work to be performed provides for modernizing the 50 firing lane Inchon Range.  The existing range is being demolished entirely and a new range constructed.  It includes new impact berm, target...

The Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Littoral Combat Ship Training Facility (LTF) at Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), Sept. 22.The speakers for this significant event were Capt. Bill McKinley, CSCS commanding officer; Capt. E. Scott Pratt, Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ship (PEO LCS) Fleet Introduction and Sustainment (PMS-505) program manager; and...

Alpha-Omega Change Engineering Inc., Williamsburg, Va., has been awarded a $26.9 million modification to the previously awarded contract for academic and simulator formal training and continuation training for multiple mission design series. Contractor will provide aircrew instruction including initial and mission qualification, refresher, upgrade, and currency; student services; contractor logistics support, concurrency management, training systems support center, courseware, and...

Blue Air Training LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada, has been awarded a $10 million single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for 6th Combat Training Squadron’s (CTS) Joint Terminal Attack Control contract close air support training program. Contractor will provide Aircraft support including operating, maintaining, and performance of tactically-relevant aircraft for CAS sorties in support of training for the 6th CTS. Work will...

Since 1958, the Jungle Warfare Training Center has provided terrain and climate-specific training to units serving across the Asia-Pacific region. This training area made up more than 17,000 acres of mountains and jungle, is the only one of its kin din the entire Department of Defense. “JWTC is a unique and vital asset to the Marine Corps that allows Marines to...

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island welcomed the 22nd edition of the Chief of Naval Operations' International Seapower Symposium (ISS) which began Sept. 20 with senior representatives from more than 100 nations attending.The three-day symposium, sponsored by CNO Adm. John Richardson, welcomed maritime leaders from around the world to attend and lead presentations, take part in...