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Military Training Technology is proud to announce the 2013 Top Simulation & Training Companies list. This list recognizes companies that have made a significant impact in the military training industry throughout the current fiscal year in areas as diverse as simulation, distributed learning, serious gaming, visual systems, embedded training, targets and ranges, database modeling and other training components. These companies’ products and solutions allow U.S. airmen, Marines, sailors, soldiers and Coast Guardsmen to train and rehearse for missions in

theater, or to prepare for deployment at home station. An impartial panel selected the winners from those who submitted applications for consideration. Companies were selected based on various criteria which, in part, included total military sales volume, innovation and program effectiveness. The Top Simulation & Training Companies are listed in alphabetical order. Those that made the most significant contributions to the training community are recognized with ribbons. A red ribbon indicates a company that was involved in or led a program of

the year that is revolutionizing military training. A yellow ribbon designates a company that is quickly rising in the industry or has recently released a technology or solution that is considered up-and-coming. A green ribbon denotes that the company leads the industry in military sales, regardless of total company revenue. A blue ribbon signifies that the company leads the industry in innovation. KMI Media Group and MT2 thank all of the companies that submitted nomination packages for the 2013 competition.


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ADACEL

Adacel develops advanced simulation and training systems for military and commercial use and has pioneered the application of speech technology to direct voice interactive control of computer generated entities in training systems. Our S&T product family includes a full suite of tools for basic and advanced ATC training, security training systems, flight line driver simulators, automated ATC environments for flight simulator training, and tactical voice applications. Our products range from high-definition simulators to smaller, rapidly deployable systems. We have built an international reputation for its products and services through commitment to technological leadership and customer support.

ADAYANA GOVERNMENT GROUP

15-year history, we have maintained an unparalleled track record in program and database deliveries for the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Coast Guard, with all excellent past performance evaluations.

AEGIS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP

The AEgis Technologies Group Inc., founded in 1989, is a privately held small business corporation, headquartered in Huntsville, Ala. We provide a broad range of products and services, including modeling & simulation development, training, test support, engineering analysis, hardware design, and nanotechnology manufacturing for both government and commercial customers within the U.S. and internationally

portfolio to meet both the current and future training needs of all customers.

ALELO

Alelo is a leading software developer focused on providing leading edge, operationally relevant culture and language courseware that prepares users to be more effective in today’s interconnected, multicultural world. Our software gives users the ability to communicate with people from different cultural backgrounds who may speak different languages by focusing on both verbal and non-verbal cross-cultural communication skills. Our unique approach delivers sound instruction that positively impacts learner motivation.

ALION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

AERO SIMULATION INC.

Adayana Government Group, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is an industry leader in human capital training solutions and consulting services. Over the last 17 years, we have delivered innovative, customized and award-winning learning solutions to more than 65 federal agencies. We partner with federal organizations to solve their most pressing training challenges with end-to-end custom solutions ranging from learning strategy to learning product design and development to learning technologies. dwikoff@adayana.com www.adayana.com/government

AECHELON TECHNOLOGY INC. Aechelon Technology is a leader in real-time computer graphics applications in training, and is a supplier of COTS-based, geo-specific image generators, OTW and correlated sensor databases and integration services primarily to the U.S. government and Department of Defense. With a proven program track record of over 250 highend trainers, we are honored to serve a diverse and demanding community in tactics training, mission rehearsal and sensor simulation. Throughout our

Founded in 1983, Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) is a small business that is recognized for training systems excellence and customer responsiveness. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., we specialize in the design, development, manufacture, integration, delivery and post-delivery support of aviationrelated flight and maintenance training devices and simulators. We provide upgrades to existing simulators and manufactures new full flight and part task training devices for military and commercial aviation customers. With a demonstrated commitment to continuous quality improvement, we produce sound, innovative training and support solutions that fulfill customer training requirements effectively. www.aerosimulation.com

AGUSTAWESTLAND AgustaWestland, the Anglo-Italian helicopter company owned by Italy’s Finmeccanica, is a total capability provider in the vertical lift market. This includes being an established provider of professional training services and solutions to a wide range of military, civil and industrial customers around the world. Building on core competencies in high-quality rotary wing and military systems training, we are committed to developing and expanding its training

Alion Science and Technology delivers advanced engineering, IT, and operational solutions to strengthen national security and drive business results. For customers in defense, civilian government and commercial industries, our engineered solutions support smarter decision-making and enhanced readiness in rapidly changing environments. Building on over 75 years of R&D experience and innovation, we bring expertise and insight to multiple business areas, including modeling, simulation and training. From serious games to decision support, geospatial data imaging to human-systems integration to medical modeling, we turn obstacles into opportunities to help customers achieve their missions. contact@alionscience.com www.alionscience.com

AMERICAN SYSTEMS

Founded in 1975, American Systems is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,300 employees nationwide and $240 million in revenue for 2012. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of www.MT2-kmi.com


Chantilly, Va., we provide systems engineering, technical and training services to government and private sector customers. We possess proven experience in trainer/ training design and delivery; coaching; individual and organizational assessment and development; strategic planning; and cost-effective, efficient program management. We were named “Contractor of the Year” at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards in October, 2007, and “GSA Mentor of the Year” in 2013.

AMSEC LLC

AMSEC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. With approximately 2,000 employees in 30 locations nationwide and overseas, we are a full service supplier to the Navy and commercial maritime industry. We provide naval architecture and marine engineering, naval ship systems assessments, maintenance engineering, waterfront maintenance support, acquisition program support, shipyard industrial engineering and C4I installation and support services. Additionally, we provide life cycle integrated logistics services including technical manual development, provisioning documentation, spare parts management, training development and delivery, and software development. AMSEC is: “Quality People Providing Quality Service.”

APPLIED RESEARCH ASSOCIATES INC.

The Virtual Heroes division of Applied Research Associates Inc. creates collaborative interactive learning solutions for health care, federal systems and corporate training markets. Powered by our cutting-edge, real-time human physiology engine, HumanSim facilitates self-paced learning and instructor facilitated team training via our browser-based GO platform and mobile devices. HumanSim is a part of our advanced learning technologies leveraging simulation and digital gamesbased learning paradigms to accelerate learning, increase user proficiency and reduce training costs. Virtual Heroes is located in Raleigh, N.C., and Orlando, Fla.

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APTIMA INC.

In the age of technology, the human is the last frontier for innovation. Aptima’s mission is to engineer tools and systems that increase human capabilities. Our scientists study how humans think and learn in today’s technologyrich networked environments, and we use that knowledge to solve problems and provide solutions in defense, homeland security, health care, aviation and cyber security. Our solutions span the human continuum from the micro to the macro—from the neural and individual level, to teams and large groups, and even to complete societies. paley@aptima.com www.aptima.com

AVT SIMULATION AVT provides expert, cost-effective engineering services and product solutions to our customers. We target gaps not well supported by traditional suppliers. We do so in a manner commensurate with our heritage and values, keeping “first things first” to provide for our customers, our employees and our families.

BARCO Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization solutions for a variety of markets, including defense, security, and training and simulation markets. We offer sophisticated yet user-friendly products that optimize business efficiency and minimize downtime. Our innovative hardware and software solutions integrate all aspects of the imaging chain from image acquisition and processing to image display and management. Barco has sales and marketing, customer support, R&D and manufacturing facilities in Europe, America and Asia-Pacific. We are active in more than 90 countries with about 3,700 employees worldwide. We posted sales of $1.486 billion in 2012.

B-DESIGN3D LTD. B-Design is a leading independent provider of interactive 3-D visual content for the training and simulation industry with over 20 years of experience. We specialize in the creation and design of highly realistic terrain databases, urban

environments and building interiors. Our real-time 3-D models are optimized for high rendering speeds and top visual quality, modeled with the perfect balance between geometry and texture. Our services allow T&S systems manufacturers a cost effective and effortless way to integrate custom made visual databases in any size, detail and resolution into their systems.

to help customers enhance safety, improve efficiency, maintain readiness and solve challenging problems. We are now leveraging our simulation capabilities in new markets such as health care and mining.

CALYTRIX TECHNOLOGIES

THE BOEING COMPANY

Boeing Training Systems and Government Services provides a full range of training solutions, infrastructure and government services, and logistics information management systems, backed by years of experience, in-depth customer knowledge and a global network. We incorporate advanced learning concepts into training by blending the science of learning with traditional training approaches: innovative game-based technology, intelligent tutoring integrated with learning management systems, adaptive training, data analytics and collaborative tools for game development. Our wholly owned subsidiaries, Tapestry Solutions and Miro Technologies, form the division’s Logistics Information Management Systems business, providing specialized supply chain, command and control, enterprise asset management and mission planning solutions for customers worldwide.

CAE CAE is a global leader in modeling, simulation and training for defense and civil aviation. The company employs approximately 8,000 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in approximately 30 countries. We offer civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crew members yearly. Our business is diversified, ranging from the sale of simulation products to providing comprehensive services such as training and aviation services, integrated enterprise solutions, in-service support and crew sourcing. We apply simulation expertise and operational experience

Calytrix Technologies is a product development and training integration group focused on distributed live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training systems. Our training systems team delivers program management; exercise planning and conduct; role players and observer training support; LVC integration and software development; behaviors, entity and correlated terrain development; networking and MIS services to a broad range of defense M&S customers. Our products team delivers systems integration tools into the serious games community (LVC Game), radio communication simulators (CNR-Sim) and exercise planning tools (Inject Planner). Enterprise customers include the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Australian Defence Force and Swedish Armed Forces.

CARLEY CORPORATION Carley specializes in the analysis, design, development and implementation of large-scale, complex training solutions where performance results are critical. We use proven and emerging technologies and research-based processes to provide products and services within the full spectrum of training system requirements. Our training products include full motion simulators, web- and mobile-based training, instructor-led training, advanced electronic classrooms, and PC-based simulations for technical skills training and soft skills training. We are an ISO 9001:2008 certified woman-owned small business.

CARNEY INC. Carney’s mission is to improve the performance of our clients by accelerating performance and knowledge to ultimately produce the outcomes our clients require. With an exclusive focus on the federal government, we are passionate about providing civilian and military personnel with a performance edge second to none.

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Applying our deep understanding of the art and science of learning, we create powerful solutions that are enabled by technology, not driven by it. Process and results orientation, engaging graphics and animation, solid instructional design, and innovative use of technology have been the hallmark for Carney learning solutions since 1994.

CHRISTIE

Christie’s integrated simulation solutions offer exceptional products, industry know-how and vast experience in one complete visual display solution. Our visual display technology is used in high-performance simulation environments all over the world. Our world-class engineers, project managers, and integration experts work together to deliver high-performance visual display solutions for simulation and training with accurate, true-to-life simulation environments. dave.kanahele@christiedigital.com www.christiedigital.com/simtop100

CM LABS SIMULATIONS INC. For over 15 years, CM Labs Simulations has been delivering virtual environments that promote crew preparedness, efficiency and safety. Through simulation, we help augment skills and reduce the risks of complex operations. In addition to our turnkey Vortex equipment simulators, we provide Vortex Dynamics, our simulation software, as well as end-to-end services for developing custom equipment dynamics simulation software. With proven experience ranging from deep-sea to space projects, the CM Labs team features experts with decades of experience and wide-ranging backgrounds in training, vehicle dynamics, heavy equipment, and robotics. We are the industry’s go-to problem-solver for the most challenging physics and simulation issues, and have a track record of success for both research and applied solutions. Along with our substantial in-house expertise, we also have access to ground-breaking research and simulation resources through our international Academic Program partners. Every day, operators, soldiers, engineers and drivers are trained on CM Labs’ flagship Vortex solutions at over 1,000 simulation installations worldwide.

COLE ENGINEERING SERVICES INC.

include aerospace, defense, automotive, energy, transportation, medical and financial. info@real-time.ccur.com www.real-time.ccur.com

CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES INC. Cole Engineering Services Inc., an award-winning veteran-owned small business founded in 2004, is recognized as a premier small business provider of state of the art, modeling and simulations based training solutions to the federal government. We possess exceptional technical expertise in software development, software systems engineering, systems modeling, serious gaming, and live, virtual & constructive architectural and engineering services. Our executive leadership team has over 120 years combined military and DoD industry contracting experience. Our technical staff has a combined total of 300+ years of successful modeling and simulation experience. We have operational processes in place to ensure program management success (EVMS, Agile Process Management) and quality assurance (CMMI/ISO Performance), promoting low risk, and program milestone achievement. michael.chandler@ coleengineering.com www.coleengineering.com

CONCURRENT REAL-TIME

Concurrent Real-Time is one of the industry’s foremost providers of high-performance real-time computer systems, solutions and software. We have delivered multi-core solutions for the most demanding of mission-critical applications for over four decades, and has deployed and supported thousands of real-time Linux-based solutions throughout the world. Our solutions focus on hardware-in-the-loop and manin-the-loop simulation, data acquisition and industrial systems applications. Products include the RedHawk Linux real-time operating system with guaranteed response; NightStar tools for advanced Linux debugging and analysis; and application-specific tools for simulation and testing. Industries served

Creative Technologies Inc. is a woman-owned small business, focused on developing and producing novel, innovative and immersive technologies for training and marketing. Our simulation capabilities include application development and systems integration, along with staffing and support at the location-based institutional, desktop, transportable and mobile level. Our communications products make complex systems, their features and operation, intuitive and accessible to a wide range of audiences. Our capabilities include the development and production of interactive applications and creative visualization, from concept to delivery. info@cretecinc.com www.cretecinc.com

CREW TRAINING INTERNATIONAL Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., CTI is a customer-oriented business specializing in the development and support of DoD, government and commercial training programs. Since we were founded in 1992, we have grown from two employees to our current 262 employees and have sustained an annual 20 percent revenue growth rate since 1999. Our primary assets are a highly skilled cadre of CAT/CWD professionals and an experienced, capable management staff. Our combined professional experience has provided customized learning solutions to the USAF, USN, USMC, European and NATO aircrews, NASA test aircrews, project engineers and project managers, FAA aircrews and heavy construction workers.

CSC CSC is a global leader in next-generation technologies. As a go-to partner for critical national programs, we offer thought leadership, specialized skills and innovative services in critical areas for government clients. Leveraging a global footprint in both private and public sectors, and experience gained from serving almost every U.S. government agency, we bring innovative ideas and proven best www.MT2-kmi.com


practices to help the U.S. government meet mission-critical requirements.

CUBIC CORPORATION

Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments: Defense Systems, Mission Support Services and Transportation Systems. Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, cyber technologies, asset tracking solutions and defense electronics. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services to the U.S. and allied nations. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading provider of automated fare collection systems and services for public transit authorities.

DEFENSE LOGISTICS SUPPORT INC. (DLSI)

Defense Logistics Support Inc. is a leader in live, virtual & constructive range and training technology, emergency humanitarian relief systems, and commercial off-theshelf applications, and specializes in logistics support for the Department of Defense and other government agencies. We are strategically located in Lumberton, N.C., 25 minutes from Fort Bragg and 40 minutes from Camp Lejeune, N.C. Our location in Eastern North Carolina gives us immediate access to FORSCOM and USMC with rapid response capability to our many other current and future customers. We have key partnerships with other companies in the defense, security and humanitarian relief domains from both CONUS and OCONUS locations that support our end use customers in meeting their domestic and global forward operating needs. tk@defenselogisticssupport.com www.dlsmilwraps.com

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specializing in human factors engineering with an emphasis on training and human performance. We employ a variety of methods and technologies to develop deep diagnostics that enable engaging, intuitive and adaptive training solutions to meet our commercial and government customer’s most critical human performance challenges. At DI there is no guesswork—all of our training and human performance solutions are deeply rooted in research and training/human performance science.

DI-GUY

DI-Guy is a leading software developer of tools for real-time human visualization, simulation and artificial intelligence. We have thousands of ready-to-use characters and motions. The SDK integrates into OpenGL, OSG and custom render environments on both Linux and Windows. A vast C++ API controls all aspects of character behavior including gazing, gestures, expressive faces and weapon aim/fire. We reduced scenario creation costs using visual scenario authoring tools, sophisticated character/crowd behavior, paths, and terrain-aware HFSM AI. DI-Guy is used by the U.S. Marines, Air Force, Army and Navy, and by leading organizations worldwide including Boeing, FlightSafety, BAE and RUAG. bblank@diguy.com www.diguy.com

DIAMOND VISIONICS

Diamond Visionics is the standard in high-performance geospatial visual simulation. Our unparalleled real-time rendering defines customer expectations, providing training needs from mission rehearsals to motion-based simulators.

realism of existing trainers. Our maintenance trainers are used to teach the installation, operation and maintenance of a variety of mechanical equipment. Our small arms trainers teach function, repair and marksmanship. We also create photo-realistic 3-D content from photos and computer aided design data used in a variety of third-party training and simulation solutions. sales@digimation.com www.digimation.com

DIGNITAS TECHNOLOGIES Dignitas Technologies LLC, a woman-owned small disadvantaged business founded in 2004, is providing system and software engineering services for the modeling and simulation community with a mission to shape the future of simulation with innovative technology. We lead several small business innovation research projects and support a wide range of large and small programs spanning the live, virtual and constructive domains across a diverse customer set. We have extensive experience and successful past performance in the development of key simulation systems and provides expertise in management, research, engineering and programming.

DISCOVERY MACHINE INC. Discovery Machine has developed a patented behavior modeling approach to capturing and deploying subject matter expertise in simulations as automated entities. The company has leveraged proven successes with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Office of Naval Research, Naval Air Systems Command, and more to develop a suite of artificial intelligence products. Among them are the knowledge service modeler, behavior modeling console for VBS2, maritime console, and behavior creation toolkit. Discovery Machine behavior models have been adapted and deployed to operate in simulated training environments and have been utilized as virtual job aids to meet custom business needs.

DIGIMATION

DISTI CORPORATION

Now in its 21st year, Digimation is a pioneer in the development of 3-D graphics and related technology used in training and simulation. We develop turnkey training and simulation solutions for PCs and tablet computers. We also partner with leading defense contractors to improve the effectiveness and

Founded in 1994, the Disti Corporation is a leading provider of graphical user interface tools and technology that empower the latest in virtual cockpits

and instruments, and virtual task and maintenance training applications. We combine advanced interface technology with strategic innovation to deliver high-fidelity, high-performance 3-D graphic solutions to the warfighter.

DYNAMICS RESEARCH CORPORATION (DRC) Dynamics Research Corporation helps its federal customers develop flexible, interactive training and support products to enhance performance on mission-essential operations.

DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL

DynCorp International (DI) is a leading global services provider offering unique, tailored solutions for an everchanging world. Built on more than six decades of experience as a trusted partner to commercial, government and military customers, we provide sophisticated aviation, logistics, training, intelligence and operational solutions wherever they are needed. We are headquartered in Falls Church, Va. www.dyn-intl.com

ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SIMULATIONS (ECS) Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) Inc. is an award-winning software development and solutions company located in Orlando, Fla. The core mission of the organization is to provide advanced learning technology solutions to clients within the commercial and government sector. Our technology portfolio of crisis response solutions includes: crisis response simulations, safety- and competency-based technology, immersive virtual worlds, serious gaming, performance assessment, staff training and mobile innovations. We offer efficiencies in operations, education, training and collaboration.

ETC SIMULATION ETC Simulation aims to be the technological innovative leader in simulation training for all agencies involved in emergency management and disaster response. By continuously developing and evolving the state of technology of its products, we benefit not only our customers, but the individuals we protect. Built upon 40 years of research and development, we strive to produce the most effective simulation training systems for leading organizations worldwide for MT2  18.6 | 17


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developing and strengthening emergency response teams.

HAVOK

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL FlightSafety’s vision is to be the world’s premier aviation training and technology supplier. We are known for and committed to enhancing safety, providing service excellence, and keeping our commitments to our customers. We are a global provider of government, civilian and military aviation training, training services, and advanced simulation and visual technology.

GAMESIM INC. Founded in 2008, GameSim has had successful involvement in various initiatives throughout the entertainment, simulation and GIS industries. Providing software products and services, we are a small business with projects ranging from small-scale, such as for Small Business Innovation Research programs, to largescale, for the entertainment industry and DoD. We have been credited in multiple AAA game titles including Madden NFL, NCAA Football, and Mass Effect 3. We have also seen opportunity in commercial off-the-shelf GIS products, launching Conform, a product that can generate 3-D environments from GIS source data in near real-time.

GENERAL DYNAMICS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides IT, systems engineering, professional services, and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 21,000 professionals worldwide, we deliver IT enterprise solutions, manage largescale, mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services. General Dynamics Information Technology is one of four business units of the General Dynamics Information Systems and Technology business segment. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., General Dynamics Information Technology has major offices worldwide. communications@gdit.com www.gdit.com/training

Havok is a provider of simulation and 3-D visualization technologies to develop high-fidelity simulations for tactical and combat training, MOUT, operator training, small arms training and driver training. Our technologies are fully scalable and optimized for performance to allow integrators and developers to build interactive, high-fidelity simulation environments in less time, with less risk, and at a significantly reduced cost. Close collaborations with leading technology providers including Presagis, TerraSim, Calytrix, Pitch Technologies and JRM Technologies, allow us to ensure industry standards, content, workflow and connectivity all integrate seamlessly to offer the most effective capabilities available. simsales-inquiry@havok.com www.havoksimulation.com

HEARTWOOD INC. Heartwood empowers companies and organizations to accelerate user learning, reduce operation and maintenance training costs and decrease expensive live training. Our customers build, repair, operate and maintain their products by deploying 3-D interactive training solutions anytime, anywhere, on any platform— web, PC, mobile and tablets. This fully interactive rich learning content provides a modern day alternative to training manuals, videos and hands-on experience that enables the user to learn by doing. As a market leader, we support a strong base of customers and partners including Apple, L-3, Oshkosh, Raytheon, Sikorsky and the U.S. Navy. www.hwd3d.com

INTERACTIVE DATA VISUALIZATION INC. Interactive Data Visualization Inc. (IDV) develops the award-winning SpeedTree suite of software products, as well as other applications with a focus on real-time 3-D applications for the visual simulation, game development, engineering visualization, cinematic and animation industries. A privately held corporation, we were founded in 1999 in Columbia, S.C.

JANUS RESEARCH GROUP INC.

Janus’ innovative, efficient, and cost-effective services, products, and software solutions significantly improve the efficiency and performance of their clients’ organizations by providing superior technological enhancements and improved business processes. We are a forward thinking company with expertise and core competencies in providing its customers with specialized acquisition, program management and combat development systems engineering and technical assistance services. We are an industry leader in the creation and rapid development of innovative, 3-D virtual reality training and visualization software environments. We design and produce virtual environments and visualizations to include: Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI Levels I-IV); PC simulations; immersive training through serious game technology (SGT); collaborative multiplayer products; modeling and simulation; apps and cinematics. bd@janusresearch.com www.janusresearch.com

IMPROVISED ELECTRONICS LLC

KITCO FIBER OPTICS

Improvised Electronics believes that live tactical training is among the highest imperatives for today’s armed forces, and we believe that this training must continue to improve. The IED threat demands a persistent and unyielding response, and our ability to effectively and successfully train for this threat is of paramount importance. We manufacture realistic and functional C-IED training aids, earth-shaking blast simulators, and machine gun simulators indistinguishable from the real thing.

Kitco Fiber Optics is a recognized leader in fiber optic training that offers a diversified variety of ‘hands-on’ certified training for all branches of the armed forces and defense contractors. We have served for 13 years as the U.S. Navy’s sole approved shipboard fiber optic trainer and have entered into our third five-year contract to continue providing this training. Following the

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same model we developed with the U.S. Navy, we provide strategic MIL-STD compliant practices for training and field services for the military aviation community, the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army, applying the most current ruggedized fiber optic technologies. info@kitcofo.com www.kitcofo.com

KONGSBERG GLOBALSIM (KGS) Kongsberg GlobalSim (KGS) designs and develops advanced simulator-based training systems for operators of aircraft, ships, heavy-lift cranes, advanced material handling equipment (MHE), and a wide variety of complex machinery. KGS specializes in man-in-the-loop simulators that provide effective methods of training students in the safe and efficient operation of real equipment. In addition to the successful implementation of computer-based simulators for a wide variety of custom applications, we have also developed the MasterLift, Crane and MHE Training Systems product line. Numerous military organizations, commercial ports, and construction companies worldwide are using these training tools to successfully reduce accidents and increase productivity.

KRATOS DEFENSE AND SECURITY SOLUTIONS Kratos Defense is a life cycle training solutions provider, specializing in developing a workforce dedicated to assuring the readiness, reliability and operational effectiveness of the warfighter. We help organizations and teams optimize performance by improving training outcomes while reducing training time and costs. As a growing leader in training solutions, we develop and deliver cutting-edge media, from computer-based training to full-fidelity training devices. Using advanced workforce competency and instructional design capabilities, we employ the most advanced interactive, web, gaming, social media and mobile technologies to help organizations meet and exceed mission performance goals.

L-3 LINK SIMULATION & TRAINING L-3 Link Simulation & Training is a world leader in providing total training solutions for operators and

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maintainers across a wide range of military and civil aircraft platforms. The world leader in the number of currently operational military simulators worldwide, our innovative solutions provide a full spectrum of state-of-the-art training technologies, including high-fidelity immersive simulations, as well as distributed academic and interactive courseware. We have delivered military and civil training systems to customer locations throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim.

LASER AMMO USA INC. Laser Ammo USA Inc. is owned and operated by former Israeli and U.S. military combat veterans, who understand the need to be able to practice with a firearm anytime and anywhere! As we are shooters ourselves, we too feel the burden of the constantly rising prices of training ammunition. Our solution is to offer a technological means to allow the end user to practice with his or her favorite firearms, from handguns to shotguns, rifles or even a 40 mm grenade launcher, without the high cost of traditional ammunition. Laser Ammo is committed to bringing our customers a precisionmade product, made from the highest quality materials available. Our technical team works day and night to bring our customers the most reliable, innovative and cutting-edge technology, in a cost-effective way, with one singular thought in mind how to make them better shooters.

LOCKHEED MARTIN Lockheed Martin is the premier provider of innovative solutions for mission readiness and sustainment. Our skilled employees provide fast-turn, high-quality technical services for customers in more than 50 countries. Our focus is helping customers achieve mission success anytime and anywhere by offering a full range of training, engineering, integration and test support. From teaching aircrews to fly the world’s most advanced fighter jet to developing the live-virtual-constructive environment of tomorrow, Lockheed Martin transforms technology into affordable mission readiness solutions.

LOGISTIC SERVICES INTERNATIONAL INC.

LSI provides courseware development, technical data support, part task trainers, desktop simulations, gaming solutions, and instructor services for the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and the defense industry. We are also a principal subcontractor to defense original equipment manufacturers for numerous military training programs. We have provided continuous military training services to U.S. and foreign military customers for 34 years, with more than 20 years’ experience developing computer-based training, including SCORM conformant interactive courseware since the inception of SCORM. We are a customer-focused organization with 450+ employees directly supporting training product development.

MARATHON TARGETS Marathon Targets addresses a fundamental gap in current live-fire training the lack of realistically moving targets. Our mission is to make small arms live-fire training as realistic as it can be, short of actually stepping into the combat zone. The battlefield is a bad place to receive on-the-job training. Ours targets are autonomous robots which look, move and behave like people—their paths are unpredictable, and their human-like motion makes them challenging to hit. Australian Defence has been using our smart targets since 2008. Other customers include the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Army, and Canadian Forces.

METAVR INC.

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simulation with the fidelity of game quality graphics. Our software products enable users to build high-fidelity virtual worlds with its terrain generation and scenario creation tools and render, at 60Hz frame rates, the resulting virtual worlds with its realtime 3-D visualization application, Virtual Reality Scene Generator. Our systems are used for training applications such as unmanned aerial systems, manned flight simulators, mission planning and rehearsal, particularly JTAC/FAC training with CAS missions, aerial refueling, urban operations, and disaster management. sales@metavr.com www.metavr.com

MYMIC LLC

We have a strong background in modeling and simulation and 13 years of experience serving clients in a variety of industries as well as all branches of the federal government, Department of Defense and international organizations. We understand the needs of each client and provide comprehensive solutions. Our capabilities include modeling and simulation, learning solutions, operational research analysis, enterprise IT solutions and cybersecurity, software development, and program management. trainingsolutions@mymic.net www.mymic.net

NGRAIN

Ngrain provides interactive 3-D visualization technology and software based on its patented voxel-based 3-D rendering engine. Offering development platforms and authoring tools, we are focused on solving business problems while delivering value. Transforming the way people share knowledge, Ngrain is in use by organizations worldwide.

OSHKOSH DEFENSE PRODUCT TRAINING SOLUTIONS At Oshkosh Defense, we specialize in serving the defense industry by designing, producing and sustaining www.MT2-kmi.com

a portfolio of best-in-class vehicles, products and sustainment solutions. Since 1917, we have delivered more than 100,000 light, medium and heavy vehicles and trailers for a full range of missions in the most challenging terrain. We stand behind our products by offering full life cycle support and services including fleet maintenance and modernization, operator training, technical training, logistics and parts support. Altogether, we provide an integrated approach to achieving the highest levels of operational readiness and performance, and overall efficiency.

PINNACLE SOLUTIONS INC. Pinnacle Solutions Inc. is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business founded in 2008 to provide training device development and engineering services and has been appraised by Software Engineering Institute as capability maturity model integration Level 3 for software development, integration and testing. We are a trusted provider of training products, simulator upgrade and modifications, flight instructors, simulator operators and maintainers, and technical publications. Our appeal to our customers is that we are process oriented (low risk), mission focused (we understand what they are trying to accomplish), innovative (we bring new ideas to the table) and reliable (we do what we say we are going to do).

PLEXSYS INTERFACE PRODUCTS INC. Plexsys provides training solutions for the C4ISR and fighter/bomber communities through M&S systems and integration tools. Concentrations include the development of HLA/DIS-compliant LVC environment generation technologies used throughout USAF DMO and other high-fidelity simulations. We also provide superior mission brief/debrief technologies, as well as synthetic communications training solutions. We design and support war-gaming exercise scenarios, provide in-the-field simulation support, and develop courseware. We are an original partner in the USAF Distributed Mission Operations program, and are internationally known for its long-haul networked training venues and expansive modeling and simulation expertise. We continue to be a leading participant in distributed mission operations and live, virtual, constructive technology development programs worldwide.

PRESAGIS

Presagis provides an integrated and comprehensive suite of off-the-shelf software for the development of modeling, simulation and embedded display graphics applications. Our team is committed to helping customers develop complex and mission-critical applications by providing integrated solutions that are easy to use yet meet the rigorous demands of even the most advanced modeling & simulation and embedded display applications.

RAYDON CORPORATION Raydon Corporation has been at the leading edge of virtual training technology for almost three decades, long depended on by the U.S. armed forces for providing dependable and affordable simulation-training products and solutions. We provide a wide range of trainers that include unstabilized gunnery trainers, tabletop trainers, conduct of fire trainers for tanks and Bradleys, and route clearance and convoy trainers. We also have the largest private fleet of trainers and simulators ready to lease out to the military at a fraction of the cost to procure one at with no risk to the government.

RIPTIDE SOFTWARE INC.

Founded locally in 1995, Riptide Software Inc. is a CMMI Level 3 formally assessed small business providing advanced software training solutions and services to military government agencies for the United States warfighter. With over 160 deployments, Riptide is an integral part of the USMC, U.S. Army, and special forces live, virtual, and constructive training systems around the world. contact@riptidesoftware.com www.riptidesoftware.com

ROCKETBOX STUDIOS GMBH Rocketbox is the creator and distributor of a large library of highquality 3-D character models and animations for usage in real-time applications and rendering. Rocketbox is also creating custom 3-D graphics and animation, not only in the field of characters, but also for vehicles, weapons, environments, etc.

ROCKWELL COLLINS

Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management, and simulation and training is delivered by 19,000 employees and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries.

SAAB TRAINING USA

Saab Training USA, located in Orlando, Fla., provides high-fidelity, laserbased technology and instrumentation system to support all phases of the training cycle. Recent expansions into the virtual and constructive simulation segment offer new opportunities to integrate all components into a seamless training cycle. Saab is a part of worldwide organization supporting the defense forces of more than 40 countries. steve.parrish@saabtraining.com www.saabtraining.com

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (SAIC) SAIC is a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. Our approximately 38,000 employees serve the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. government civil agencies, and selected commercial markets. We had an annual revenue of approximately $11.2 billion for our fiscal year that ended January 31, 2013. Please note: On August 30, 2012, SAIC announced its planned separation into two independent, publicly traded companies, expected to be created in the later half of this fiscal year. The $4

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billion technical services and enterprise information technology business will continue the SAIC name, and the $7 billion national security, health and engineering business will be named ‘Leidos,’ signifying bringing together innovative and effective solutions from different angles.

SERCO INC.

Serco Inc. provides professional, technology and management services focused primarily on the U.S. federal government, including every branch of the military, key civilian agencies and the intelligence community. Services include consulting, engineering, IT, human capital management, learning and knowledge management, military personnel services, business process outsourcing, logistics and engineering, and transportation support. Headquartered in Reston, Va., we have approximately 8,500 employees in 100+ locations throughout 45 states, five Canadian provinces and 14 countries. Serco is ranked in the Top 35 of the largest federal prime contractors by Washington Technology and is ISO 9001:2008 certified with CMMI level 3 capabilities. info@serco-na.com www.serco-na.com

SIMBIONIX USA CORPORATION

Simbionix Corporation is a worldleading provider of a full spectrum of innovative training and education solutions for medical professionals and the health care industry. We combine innovative R&D, cutting-edge technology, and strong clinical relationships to promote adoption of best medical practices, to advance clinical performance, and to optimize procedural outcomes. All products are developed in collaboration with global medical experts, who play an active role in simulation design, content definition, and product testing and validation. Cooperation with leading professional societies (including SAGES, EAES and AABIP), credentialing boards, and academic institutions around the world are all part of establishing simulationbased curricula and meeting certification requirements. The results are the most reliable, robust and effective medical education training products.

SIMETRI INC. Simetri Inc. is a leading technology firm based in Winter Park, Fla., leveraging over a decade of experience in research, development and engineering capabilities. We deliver integrated medical training solutions that utilize advanced web-centric learning systems and revolutionary prosthetic technology for emergency preparedness. Our strong foundation, past performance and growing customer base offers clients a stellar technology portfolio. Recently, we opened our doors to a full production lab for developing products for medical training. We were founded in 1997, and are a woman-owned, minority-owned small business that is process driven, customer focused and committed to results.

SIMIGON

SimiGon is the developer of SIMbox, a leading PC-based technology platform used to create, manage and deploy simulation based content across multiple domains including training, mission debriefing, homeland security and entertainment. SIMbox provides an integrated, enterprise PC-based training environment of high-fidelity 3-D simulation within a SCORM 2004 LMS/LCMS/ TMS. Robust and flexible, SIMbox is used for web-based and desktop simulation through part task trainers and tactical simulators and delivers distributed mission training. SIMbox is used by training and simulation systems providers, military contractors, and over 20 air forces and commercial airlines worldwide.

SIMMERSION LLC SIMmersion LLC was founded in 2002 as a spin out of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. We develop advanced soft-skill training simulations for high-value, sensitive or difficult conversations such as cross-cultural negotiations, suicide intervention, armed forces recruitment, sexual assault prevention, leadership and health care discussions. Clients include all the branches of the military services, FBI, DEA, intelligence agencies, National Institutes of Health, the National Suicide Lifeline and commercial businesses. While historically we have focused on building custom

training systems, we now have a suite of off-the-shelf products, making critical products available at lower prices.

SIMTHETIQ INC.

As a supplier of advanced 3-D solutions in defense and security, aerospace, gaming and research, Simthetiq provides mission-critical training and simulation solutions that seamlessly integrate custom 3-D content into any scenario for any requirement. Our technological solutions extend the training capabilities and interoperability of modern simulation—offering a vast library of high-resolution, crossplatform models and environments together with a series of applications and products fine tuned to the requirements of our customers, we are able to apply our skills and knowledge to produce some of the most realistic and immersive simulation products in the industry.

SONALYSTS INC. Sonalysts meets the challenges of the future with today’s innovation. We have the unique capability to blend our multidisciplinary capabilities in science, engineering, creativity and design to produce state-of-the-art modeling, simulation and training (MST) solutions. For four decades, we have consistently provided customers the superior value of “one-stop-shop” solutions to difficult challenges that combine innovative R&D, proven advanced training technologies (Adaptive IMI, Integrated Learning Environment [ILE], Intelligent Tutoring), and serious game development. Our MST solutions offer increased readiness through enhanced training effectiveness at a reduced cost, all within a rigorous CMMI-based Level 3 systems engineering process.

STOTTLER HENKE ASSOCIATES INC.

Stottler Henke Associates Inc. applies artificial intelligence and other advanced software technologies to solve problems that defy solution using traditional approaches. We deliver intelligent software solutions for education and training, planning and scheduling, knowledge management and discovery, www.MT2-kmi.com


decision support, and autonomous systems.

capabilities for an exceptional learning experience.

SUNDOG SOFTWARE LLC

TASC INC.

Founded in 2006, Sundog Software specializes in the real-time rendering of natural environments. Our SilverLining and Triton C++ and C# libraries provide OpenGL and DirectX developers with visual simulation of the sky, ocean, 3-D volumetric clouds and weather effects. Sundog’s software is used worldwide by professional game developers, large military contractors and aviation companies developing flight training simulators, architectural visualization companies and broadcast video application developers. Our customers also include NASA, the U.S. Navy and the FAA.

Founded in 1966, TASC Inc. provides advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the intelligence community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. At TASC, we combine strategic thinking with precise analytics to solve complex problems of national importance. Our far-reaching perspective and specialized domain expertise allow us to develop sophisticated national security and public safety solutions. With more than 4,000 employees in 40 locations, we generate over $1.5 billion in annual revenue.

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SYNDAVER LABS SynDaver Labs manufactures the world’s most sophisticated synthetic human tissues and body parts. Our SynDaver Synthetic Human bleeds, breathes and employs hundreds of replaceable muscles, bones, organs and vessels, which are made from materials that mimic the mechanical, thermal and physico-chemical properties of live tissue. This validated technology is used to replace live animals, cadavers and human patients in medical device studies, clinical training, battlefield trauma training and surgical simulation.

TACTICAL MICRO INC.

Tactical Micro’s innovation in digital instrumentation, advanced audio/ video recording and IP communications provides better training for our warfighters for every contingency. From design and software engineering to a fully ISO 9001 production facility, our solutions products and services are focused on the success of our customer, the warfighter and first responder. Our training systems allow live audio, video and data capture, and replay of almost any training environment in accordance with OSD’s current training guidance. By non-obtrusively capturing the sights, sounds and data during training, AARs can address all of the combat system’s

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The Tatitlek Corporation, an 8(a) Alaska Native Village Corporation, specializes in live, virtual and constructive training solutions including live training (role players, BFX, and medical moulage); battlefield survival training (IED recognition, vehicle rollover evacuation, communications, marksmanship); virtual training (contractor logistics support for USMC simulators, indoor simulated marksmanship trainer-enhanced, combat convoy simulator, and operator driver simulator). We provide vertical and horizontal construction; cultural advisor/linguist services; facilities management & operations; janitorial and food services; and IT-centric services that include geospatial information systems and database management. We provide the customer focus of a small firm, backed by the resources and depth of a large company. tcrawley@tatitlek.com www.tatitlek.com

offer hit detection/precision scoring for increased training proficiencies. Our technologies are patented and/or patent pending in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.

TEC-MASTERS INC. (TMI)

Tec-Masters Inc. is a Huntsville, Ala.-based, minority-owned small disadvantaged business that is ISO 9001:2008 and CMMI Level 3 Certified. We are a financially strong, debt-free small business with a contract base averaging $44 million in annual revenues over the last five years, with total revenue over $360 million from 2006-2013. Our core business areas are modeling and simulation, engineering services, system engineering and technical assistance support, software development, test and evaluation, program and acquisition management support, training, creative multimedia, logistics support and information technology.

TERNION CORPORATION

For over 24 years, Ternion Corporation has provided highly flexible simulation solutions to government and commercial organizations worldwide. FLAMES, our flagship product, is a family of commercial off-the-shelf software products that provides a framework for composable constructive simulations and interfaces between live, virtual, and constructive simulations. Additionally, our team of experts can develop custom FLAMES-based simulations to meet the specific requirements of our customers.

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TECH VALLEY TECHNOLOGIES INC. Tech Valley Technologies is a veteran-owned small business that designs and manufactures realistic targets to meet current and emerging training requirements of the U.S. military and law enforcement. Since 2003, we have become a leader in providing ICID and/ or thermal targets to the U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and others. We have developed several targets that

TerraSim provides software solutions and services for advanced visual simulation and database construction. Acquired by Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim) in April 2013, we continue to support the largest number of third-party simulation runtimes. Our TerraTools automates construction of dense urban environments for operations planning and situation assessment

as well as produces exercise databases covering hundreds of one-degree geocells. Our source data preparation products cut cost drivers in modeling and simulation workflows. TerraSim Xtract (source data reuse), RoadMAP (road network extraction), DEMTools (elevation model processing and refinement) and MaterialMAP (surface material generation) each support different key components required for efficient production of virtual, constructive, and serious game runtimes for advance modeling and simulation.

THALES TRAINING AND SIMULATION With a heritage of training experience that extends over half a century, Thales Training and Simulation’s innovative approach to training solutions flexes to accommodate our customers’ key priorities and shapes the training delivery accordingly. From training equipment to full training services, Thales is a leader in both military and civil training applications. Our military training equipment and services portfolio spans combat and multirole aircraft, helicopters, land vehicles and naval platforms with associated weaponry and systems. With worldwide operations and delivery sites in France, the U.K., Australia, Germany and the U.S., we deliver solutions that meet your operational and training needs.

UFA INC. UFA Inc. is a leading provider of air traffic control (ATC) simulation systems and voice-recognition technology for civil aviation, military organizations and universities around the world. Our customers include the FAA and FAA-CTI schools, U.S. military, NAV Canada, DFS Flugsicherung, LVNL Netherlands, EUROCONTROL, and CAAC China. Differentiated by our market-leading voice recognition and response system and highly realistic flight training scenarios, our products enable controllers to train more flexibly, effectively and costefficiently. We excel in developing complex software architectures, algorithm development including aircraft modeling and navigation. We offer a unique combination of small business responsiveness and attention along with extensive program experience and understanding of the ATC field. We are proud of a 30+ year track record that exceeds our customers’ expectations.

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VALKYRIE ENTERPRISES LLC Valkyrie Enterprises LLC is a rapidly growing veteran-owned small business. In 2007, we opened our doors with five employees; currently, we employ over 200 across the country. We proudly serve the DoN, other DoD entities, commercial and international clients. We specialize in systems engineering, engineering design, in-service engineering, training, technical services, and maintenance planning and assessment. Each of these core equities supports our customers in the domain areas of acquisition, modernization and readiness, providing life cycle support to our customers. We are proud to operate with large business process rigor and the responsiveness and agility of a small business.

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VT MĂ„K

VT MĂ„K develops software for distributed simulation. Leveraging a strong foundation of COTS software products, we work with customers to build and populate compelling 3-D simulated environments. Our primary users are in the aerospace, defense and transportation industries, yet our products and services help customers anywhere modeling and simulation is needed to train, plan, analyze, experiment, prototype and demonstrate. We are dedicated to serving our customers by building flexible products, offering superior technical support, and innovating ways to build, populate and view interoperable 3-D simulated worlds. We continue to take advantage of new technologies that further the state of simulation.

WITTENSTEIN AEROSPACE & SIMULATION INC.

Committed to being your worldclass partner for intelligent mechatronic systems for control loading, vibration and other motion, Wittenstein Aerospace & Simulation uses the power of science, innovation and forward thinking engineering to provide cutting-edge technology for simulation. Thinking beyond the traditional, we are constantly working with our customers, creating new motion solutions along with providing a superior customer experience, focusing on the needs of the customers and end users and providing reliable and quality systems. barbara.colucci@wittenstein-us.com www.wittenstein-us.com/controlloading-systems.html

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