Archive for June 2019

CSE and OWT Award Announcements

On June 14, 2019, in accordance with 10 U.S. Code § 2371b, the Army Contracting Command – Orlando has awarded two Prototype Other Transaction Agreements under the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) for the Synthetic Training Environment’s Common Synthetic Environment. The Common Synthetic Environment is the platform enabler of the Synthetic Training Environment that will…

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Army Prototype Will Enhance Force-on-Force Soldier Training

Army prototype for soldier training

Army Prototype Will Enhance Force-on-Force Soldier Training Service uses new contracting method to speed development Arlington, VA. – June 18, 2019 –The U.S. Army awarded a $692,223 agreement to ZelTech Training Solutions (ZTS) of Winter Park, Florida, to provide a prototype for improving solider training by integrating the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) with…

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Army Uses Alternative Contracting Vehicle for Missile Testing

Soldier in field

Prototype Intended to Increase Military’s Missile Testing Capabilities as New Ordinance Comes Online ARLINGTON, VA – June 14, 2019 — The U.S. Army has awarded a $27,769,670 agreement to Photo-Sonics of Chatsworth, California to develop a prototype system to improve missile testing through remotely-operated, interoperable optical tracking for the Department of Defense Test Ranges. Photo-Sonics…

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NSTXL would like to invite you to our first ever “Contracting & Coffee (C2)” workshop series! Curious about the latest Government contracting trends in R&D and prototyping? Do you want to get involved but you’re unsure how to do so? Come join NSTXL for an informal but informative discussion, on nontraditional Government contracting! Enjoy a…

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Army Testing Synthetic Training Environment Platforms

Soldier testing platform

The Army recently conducted user assessments of its “One World Terrain” technology, a key component of the Synthetic Training Environment that will allow Soldiers to train virtually in 3-D on battlefields around the world from home station or deployed locations. NSTXL has been at the forefront of these efforts by helping to shepherd them through…

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STE Live Force on Force

The RFS Amendment 2 only updated paragraph 6.4.1 under Development Schedule to include the following text “excluded from the page count” and added Attachment 7, Final RFS STE Live Questions Responses dated 28 June 2019.  There are no other changes to the RFS. *** The Army desires a Synthetic Training Environment (STE) enabled Live Training…

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