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CAE’s Gene Colabatistto: Training & Simulation Industry Pushes for Aircraft Simulator Standardization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2018 — Gene Colabatistto, the group president for defense at CAE (NYSE: CAE), has said the training and simulation sector is moving to standardize interoperable aircraft networking simulators, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. Colabatistto said during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference the industry seeks to offer networked …

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Microsoft, ERAU Launch STEM, IT Training Program for Transitioning Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has partnered with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to offer training to military service members for potential civilian careers in information technology, science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The U.S. Marine Corps said Saturday the ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy …

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CSRA Lands Navy Contract for Ship Mgmt Training Device Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will develop, update and provide support services for U.S. Navy ship management training devices under a potential $49.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers services in support of the Navigation, Seamanship and Shiphandling Training program at several locations …

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American Systems Lands Alliant Task Order for DAU Training Support; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2017 — American Systems will provide learning materials and tools to support the Defense Acquisition University’s training programs under a potential $27.4 million task order through the General Services Administration‘s Alliant contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will help Fort Belvoir-based DAU in its mission …

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CAE, Rockwell Collins to Build Integrated LVC Training Systems; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2017 — CAE has entered into a partnership with Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) to develop network-connected live, virtual and constructive training platforms in support of client readiness and requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Integrated live, virtual, constructive training is becoming more critical as defense forces look to …

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Booz Allen Teams With NVIDIA on Future AI Training Program for Federal Employees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has entered into a partnership with NVIDIA in the development of a hands-on training program on artificial intelligence for employees at federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Nextgov reported Monday the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute will offer the program by early 2018 …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE’s UAV Training Systems Integrator Deal With UAE to Drive New Business Model

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — CAE will roll out an unmanned aerial vehicle training system to the United Arab Emirates as the country’s selected training systems integrator, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Aviation Week reported Monday that Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and security group, noted that the company’s role of systems integrator …

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Accenture Grant to Help Expand Syracuse University’s Veteran Career Transition Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has partnered with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families and awarded $2.5 million to fund a university program that seeks to provide learning and employment support to service members leaving the military, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company …

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CACI’s Michael Basla: USAF Should Operationalize Cyber Airmen Across 5 Mission Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Michael Basla, a senior vice president and U.S. Air Force client executive at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said the service branch’s cyber training should cover the mission areas of command and control; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; global strike; rapid global mobility; and air and space superiority, …

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L2 Defense Buys ATEC to Grow Emergency Mgmt Simulation, Training Portfolio

L2 Defense has purchased Advanced Technical and Educational Consultants for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand emergency management simulation and training offerings for clients in the defense, first responder and national security markets. L2 Defense President Sam Lennon said in a statement published Thursday the transaction will combine …

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