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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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FE AT U R E D PA S T PE R FO R M AN CE
U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)
U.S. Army Operational Test Command (OTC)
Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
Visualizations and Multimedia
Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC)
Brigade Modernization Command (BMC)
Synthetic Training Environments
Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE)
OpEx: Battleﬁeld Exercise Tool
Fires Center for Excellence (FCoE)
EQ U I PM E N T
Cyber Center of Excellence (CyberCoE)
CO N T R AC T V E H I CLE S
O U R E XPE R T I S E Warﬁghting Functions Operational Environment 7
Wargaming Experimentation, Testing and Evaluation Support
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THRE AT TEC , LLC Reality Matters.
he client’s mission success is our top priority. Our specialized teams develop and implement innovative solutions that achieve success in a dynamic environment. Our specialized pool of Subject Matter
threat analysts, rapidly design, develop and deploy tailored solutions that enhance battleﬁeld realism and competitively challenge the training/testing audience. With mission success as our focus, we dependably deliver effective solutions at a cost-efﬁcient rate for the greatest return on investment.
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FE ATURED PAST PERFORMANCE
U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND (USASOC)
critical Army Capability Development events held at
Provided certiﬁed Red Team Subject Matter Experts
Fort Bliss, TX. Speciﬁcally, delivered OPFOR Academy
(SMEs) for the Exercise DYNAMIC LIGHT assisting with
training and SME advisors to support live OPFOR
ATHENA modeling and analysis.
execution; while providing the OPFOR leadership to ﬁght in the simulation wrap-around for the “blended”
U. S . AR MY O PE R AT I O NAL T E S T CO M M AN D (OTC ) Provided instructors
(integrated) training environment.
execution in support of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle
M AN EU V E R CE N T E R O F E XCE LLE N CE (M Co E) Provided support to MCoE and TRADOC G-2 by providing Red Team SMEs, Threat Emulators, battleﬁeld
Limited User Test (JLTV LUT) at Fort Stewart, GA.
effects, threat weapons, and props to support Army
T R AI N I N G & D O C T R I N E CO M M AN D ( T R AD O C )
Provided certiﬁed Threat Emulators (TE), Red Team
Advanced Situational Awareness course.
Cadre, planners, and SMEs to support Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Intelligence Support
FI R E S CE N T E R FO R E XCE LLE N CE (FCo E)
Provided Red Team SMEs to FiresCoE and TRADOC
Directorate, as well as the development of TRADOC G-2
G-2 supporting MFIX and IAMD SIMEX events. Our SMEs
Opposing Force (OPFOR) Task instructional videos.
developed the threat schemes of maneuver as well as
ARMY CAPABILITIES INTEGRATION CENTER (ARCIC)
Provided Red Team and threat force support to Army Concept Development in the UNIFIED QUEST Wargames
C Y B E R CE N T E R O F E XCE LLE N CE (Cy b e r Co E)
Provided Red Team SMEs to support CyberCoE and
TRADOC G-2 by providing relevant threat briefs
informed Army 2020 organizational designs and now
supporting a cyber wargame seminar as well as expert
drive the Army’s current development of Force 2025.
advice depicting the threat counter actions within
B R I G AD E M O D E R N IZ AT I O N CO M M AN D (B M C ) Provided certiﬁed Red Team Cadre and SME support to the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) – a series of
CONTR AC T VEHICLES
SO CO M W i d e M issi o n Su p p o r t- B (S WM S - B) I D I Q T R AD O C Co r e G2 War fi g hte r Fo cu s S e a Po r t- e (Pe n d i n g) GSA M o b is (Pe n d i n g) M CO E I D I Q
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OUR E XPER TISE
WAR FI G H T I N G FU N C T I O N S • Mission Command
O PE R AT I O NAL E N V I R O N M E N T Threat Tec’s Operational Environment training
• Movement and Maneuver
solutions’ primary goal is to portray comprehensive,
capable, and realistic hybrid threats and environments.
Our pool of experienced Subject Matter Experts (SMEs),
analysts support and deliver realistic adversary or
Opposing Force (OPFOR) actions during the planning
and execution of mission rehearsal exercises, training, table top exercises, wargaming and experiments. Maintaining a thorough understanding of the target operational environment, they ensure relevant threat actions are replicated to a high degree of ﬁdelity to meet mission, training, or experiment objectives.
O PP OS I N G FO RCE (O PFO R) Threat
regionally-speciﬁc threat emulation via high-ﬁdelity roleplayer support to live, virtual and/or constructive training. With a professional and experienced cadre of senior military leaders, law-enforcement ofﬁcers and culture experts, we provide a realistic challenge for mission
training, as well as force development activities that inform future organizational designs and capabilities.
WAR G A M I N G E XPE R I M E N TAT I O N ,
SU B J EC T M AT T E R E XPE R T S (SM E S) Threat Tec’s strategic, operational, and tactical Red
T E S T I N G AN D E VALUAT I O N SU PP O R T
Team Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are the best in the
ﬁeld and represent all Army Warﬁghting functions. With
25-30+ years of Joint and Army operational experience
simulation-based concept and capability development
in their respective disciplines, they offer a professional
venues. Whether the scope is multi-echelon or single
and free-thinking Red Team to trial new concepts and
wargames, tabletop exercises, and simulation-based
COACH I N G /ADV I S I N G
professionals provide a robust and valid threat team
Threat Tec’s interdisciplinary cadre of senior
that can credible challenge US capabilities.
professionals with senior service college, operations, interagency, and multinational credentials provides expert coaching and advising to unit commanders and staffs during planning, prep and execution of readiness and training exercises. Our extensive base of expertise includes current tactical and operational doctrine, collective unit training, exercise design and support planning. During execution, our Red Team expertise combined with multi-echelon, command experience enables us to provide unique and valuable insights for division, brigade, and battalion commanders. Threat Tec is able to match the right coach/advise with each unit’s needs.
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T H R E AT E M U L AT I O N O U R T H R E AT E M U L ATO R CR I T E R IA
Threat Tec provides high-ﬁdelity and validated replication of threat activities. To ensure consistent quality, Threat Tec Threat Emulators (TEs) are highly trained and have a full understanding of the Political, Military, Economic, Social, Infrastructure, Information, Physical Environment, and Time (PMESII-PT) of the target Operational Environment (OE) – enabling them to provide a much more realistic portrayal of their characters. Through our efforts to produce a realistic OE, threat emulation is fully compliant with Department of
• Achieve U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) G-2 Certiﬁcation • Demonstrate proﬁciency in at least two PMESII-PT variable-speciﬁc skills for a given OE • Demonstrate continuing improvement in cultural knowledge and understanding • Demonstrate the ability to act out nonverbal cues to a high degree of authenticity
Defense guidelines, ensuring the requirements of the capability development and training communities are met in accordance with Army Regulation 350-2 and Threat Doctrine.
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RED TEAMING Threat Tec Red Teams are comprised of specialized SMEs whose primary goal is to portray comprehensive, capable and realistic hybrid threats. This group serves as the adversary or opposing force during the planning and execution of mission rehearsal exercises, training, table top exercises, wargames and experiments. Maintaining a thorough understanding of the target operational environment, they ensure threat actions are delivered to a high degree of ďŹ delity to meet mission, training, or experiment objectives.
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D I S T R I BU T I V E LE AR N I N G
V I SUALIZ AT I O N S AN D M U LT I M E D IA
Threat Tec possesses the expertise and capability to
In today’s ever-changing threat environment, the
create and deliver education and training programs for
visualization and understanding of data is critical to
the military. Our cadre of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs),
mission success. Leveraging the latest technologies,
trainers, and instructional developers work together to
our team of multimedia specialists design compelling
build interactive courses that feature Combined Arms
and understandable ways to interact with relevant OE
Products and are designed, or tailored, to meet the
speciﬁc education and training needs of the client. Threat
Threat Tec’s visualization and multimedia solutions
are supported by our cadre of SMEs, who possess
supports a variety of learning and educational needs.
extensive operational and command experience. This
Currently, the TEFOR Red Team Cadre are certiﬁed on TC
experience base provides insight and understanding of
7-100 series Hybrid Threat doctrine via distributed
learning methods. The TRADOC G-2 OPFOR Leaders’
Smartbook is maintained as reusable training content.
awareness, and improve contextual decision making
multi-media presentations in support of the TRADOC G-2 Virtual OPFOR Academy. Finally, Threat Tec is developing OpEx, a multi-platform, game-based tool that facilitates combined arms tactics instruction and unit professional development via the classroom and distributed venues.
O E ANALYS I S Threat Tec provides TRADOC G-27 Operational Environment Training Support Center (OE TSC) with highly skilled Analysts to support the development of OE products. Our analysts have signiﬁcant experience in the current hot spots of the world and contribute ﬁrst hand knowledge of the populations, cultures and regional issues. Our analysts also have mastery of the techniques for conducting analysis to determine the linkages and relationships between the threat, and PMESII variables.
E XE RCI S E SU PP O R T To remain dominant in the world, our nation’s military deserves ﬁrst class planning and execution support for training and exercise. Threat Tec offers Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and OE Flex ® packages to support regional training environments, operational training exercises, and mission rehearsal. A realistic training environment is the best way to prepare units for deployment and mission essential tasks.
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M O B I LE APPLI C AT I O N S Threat Tec possesses the expertise to create and deliver mobile learning applications for the military. Utilizing state-of-the-art training automation tools and advanced Instructional System Design, we produce solutions in alignment with goals and objectives of professional development and education. Because each application is built on ﬂexible and adaptive architectures, applications can be fully integrated into existing secure DoD systems. Threat Tec’s professional team of software engineers understand the nuances and complexities associated with mobile platform development. They constantly strive to improve the efﬁciencies in design and development. As a result, our mobile applications deliver relevant, rich and compelling learning content for our modern and diverse military.
VEZI Speciﬁcally built to improve how information is communicated and visualized, VEZI enables users to access and interact with 3D instructional guides. By combining
technologies with sophisticated instructional designs, VEZI helps users access and use information in a whole new way.
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S Y N T H E T I C T R AI N I N G E N V I R O N M E N T S Utilizing the latest approaches in virtual and constructive simulation, Threat Tec software and design
solutions. Drawing on our Operational Environment expertise,
solutions produce realistic representations of the mission space and support combined arms training. Threat Tec not only develops user interface tools within DoD simulation programs of record, but can also rapidly build tailored simulation solutions to meet emerging needs. Overall, our goal is to develop simulation tools that are accessible, with the best ďŹ delity possible, within a reasonable price point. Balancing
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OpEx OpEx is a multi-platform exercise support tool for assessing tactical effectiveness with instant feedback. Find out more on page 14
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O p E x : BAT T LE FI E LD E XE RCI S E TO O L T H E CHALLE N G E The US military has evolved to be the greatest ﬁghting force in history. However, the amount of time and effort required to learn the art and science of warﬁghting, across the full range of military operations in volatile and dynamic environments, has increased signiﬁcantly. While U.S. Army classrooms have improved the availability of education technologies, several inefﬁciencies in the
exercises remain. These inefﬁciencies are
visualize multiple perspectives, realize knowledge gaps, and apply relevant feedback. Our team set out to overcome these challenges by designing a distributed learning technology solution for virtual battleﬁeld needs and comply with military doctrine and standards.
In the end, OpEx is a revolutionary solution that not only performs well, but is adaptable enough to meet the
T H E PR O CE SS E S We began the project by working closely with military instructors and students, listening to their
diverse needs of both schoolhouse instruction and unit professional development.
needs ﬁrst-hand. We then incorporated that feedback into various prototypes and usability testing cycles. With
M U LT I PLE L AY E R S AN D PE R S PEC T I V E S As leaders prepare their battle plan, they are able to
switch between customized perspectives. This
technology team moved closer
allows students to learn by experiencing
to a solution that met the
the multiple perspectives.
T H E R E SU LT OpEx is that solution. It is a virtual battleﬁeld exercise training software, designed to adapt to various
produce real time results for our nation’s military. Each feature has been designed to address speciﬁc end-user
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FLE XI B LE ARCH I T EC T U R E Because of the pace of technological development, it is essential to anticipate and accommodate variable software environments. OpEx’s custom, lightweight architecture allows for swift integration into existing exercise simulation systems used by the US Army.
S Y N C M AT R IX PL AN N I N G During execution, students can plan and trigger sequential
synchronization matrix. This built-in adaptability and smart-graphic integration mimics how plans are built in the ﬁeld, giving trainees a realistic training platform.
I N S TAN T PL AY BACK AN D R E V I E W The
capability allows for small groups to review the mission executed, and adjust plans for the next run. The instant playback feature allows the student to review mission execution in real-time from multiple perspectives. Thus, AARs are particularly useful in communicating key learning objectives and facilitating discussion.
E A S I LY E XP O R T OpEx is designed to give teams the opportunity to easily export the learning points and results of the exercise. The screen capture and export capability enables trainers to capture key situations in the mission for later analysis and discussion. To learn more about OpEx, please visit
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o ensure realistic representations of the hybrid
S I M U L AT E D W E AP O N S
threat in an operational environment, Threat
Our armory is well-stocked with a broad selection of
Tec possesses a fabrication capability and a
foreign weapons and equipment. These specialized
robust inventory of opposing force systems. Our stock of
systems, common to many threat organizations and
weapons, equipment, clothing, vehicles, training aids
military forces, are used by our Threat Emulators and
and devices ensure every exercise, experiment, and
Red Teams to realistically replicate the sights and
learning event is fully supported to the required level of
sounds in live training venues. Additionally, we can
rapidly fabricate and custom-build weapons to suit any operational environment.
TAC T I C AL V E H I CLE S A true to life opposing force requires the appropriate vehicles and transportation. Threat Tec possesses a variety of fully-operational vehicles that, like our other equipment, are common on real battleﬁelds. These geographically-representative vehicles are critical to accurately environment.
BAT T LE FI E LD E FFEC T S Our large inventory of battleﬁeld effects produce realistic simulation of explosions, gunﬁre, smoke, etc., in a safe and realistic manner. Such effects add lifelike tactical cues to the operational environment and enhance experiential learning for both individuals and teams.
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T H E CHALLE N G E Develop a realistic threat anti-armor capability to
systems. Collecting images, measurements, and details
from the TRADOC G-2 Worldwide Equipment Guide
Protected (MRAP) vehicle variants. As the MRAP was
(WEG) and open-source material. We then created
being developed, the prevalence of anti-armor systems
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on the battleﬁeld was a central concern. The Israeli
experience ﬁghting in Lebanon served as the primary
with a rapid prototype, MILES-capable, AT-14 KORNET
example for threat conditions. Thus, operational testing
and RPG-29 simulators.
required surrogate threat anti-armor systems that replicated visual and audible signatures and were Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES)
T H E R E SU LT The
simulators were iteratively developed and employed in
support of MRAP and, more recently, Joint Light Tactical Vehicle operational tests. Achieving MILES kills at
T H E PR O CE SS We began by analyzing the Second Lebanese War to identify threat systems to model. The AT-14 KORNET
realistic engagement ranges, these systems were critical to the realistic operational test environments.
and RPG-29 were both identiﬁed as likely threat weapon
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