AAI gets Army Guard training deal

AAI Corp. will provide simulators and other training aids and applications to Army National Guard units to help them operate unmanned aircraft systems under a four-year, $31 million contract.

Under the contract, AAI will provide simulators and multimedia instruction for National Guard operation of RQ-7B Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

"Our Shadow TADSS training suites will help National Guard Warfighters increase readiness by enabling them to train without dedicated airspace and operational equipment at armories and Regional Flight Training Centers," AAI Vice President of Training Bob Peters said in a news release.

AAI's team includes L-3 Link Simulation and Training of Arlington, Texas; Engineering and Computer Simulations of Orlando, Fla.; MTS Technologies Inc. of Arlington, Va.; and CAE USA of Tampa, Fla.

AAI, based in Hunt Valley, Md., is a unit of Textron Systems Inc., a provider of training aids, devices, simulators and simulations. Textron ranks No. 72 on Washington Technology's 2008 Top 100 list of the largest federal government prime contractors.

About the Author

Alice Lipowicz is a staff writer covering government 2.0, homeland security and other IT policies for Federal Computer Week.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.