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NAWC & FLETC collaborate, win interagency partnership award

Personnel from the AIR Rapid Design, Development and Fabrication Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security Florida Law Enforcement Training Center were recently recognized with a 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer’s Interagency Partnership Award for their work together on highly immersive, mixed reality training technologies including the NAWCTSD Scenario Planning and […]

MOUT town mayhem: Marines practice life-saving skills during Squad Overmatch

By Lance Cpl. Gloria Lepko, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines from Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment responded to simulated combat-related emergencies during a Squad Overmatch course at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 1-4. The course integrates instruction in the classroom and virtual and live environments aimed at improving combat effectiveness. By building psychological resiliency, […]

2020-01-02T22:20:30-05:00May 17th, 2017|Immersive Training|

Squad Overmatch named Team Orlando Collaboration Award winner

Collaborating to save the lives of soldiers: Squad Overmatch

Last month, the Team Orlando Executive Board announced the inaugural winner of the Team Orlando Collaboration Award, recognizing Squad Overmatch Study.

obw-Squad Overmatch-2-web Squad Overmatch took part in the Operation Blended Warrior event at this year’s I/ITSEC.

Squad Overmatch […]

2020-01-02T22:20:36-05:00December 14th, 2016|Immersive Training|

Proposed aviation integrated system provides critical feedback

Ever since the first aircraft was used in battle during the Italo-Turkish War in 1911, aerial superiority has played a decisive role in determining victory on the battlefield.

Since then, realistic training for combined arms has become increasingly important to achieving that success from the air.

By Rick Gregory, PEO STRI Strategic Communications Support Staff


2020-01-02T22:20:36-05:00December 14th, 2016|Immersive Training|

NAWCTSD team recognized by DoD Standardization Program Office

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

A team from the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division that developed a standardized architecture and framework for producing training simulators that replicate the functionality of U.S. aviation, submarine and surface-ship tactical systems, was recognized by the Defense Standardization Program Office for their outstanding achievements in 2015.


2020-01-02T22:20:48-05:00May 9th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Immersive Training|

Mini-residencies provide women’s health clinicians training in Orlando

By Women’s Health Services, Office of Patient Care Services

simLEARN_logoVeterans Health Administration (VHA) trained nearly 400 health care professionals in its women’s health mini-residency programs in Orlando, June 16-18 and July 28-30. VHA boasts women’s health mini-residencies, which are comprehensive 3-day programs for several professions including providers […]

2020-01-02T22:20:55-05:00January 24th, 2016|Immersive Training, Medical|

Marine Corps leaders discuss training needs for future fight

By Monique Randolph, Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and Communication

CMC-Panel-w A panel of Marine Corps leaders, including Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller, gathered on Dec. 2 at I/ITSEC to discuss training needs for the future.

How can the Marine Corps best train and […]

2020-01-02T22:20:56-05:00December 14th, 2015|Immersive Training|

Live/synthetic blended training: Home station to battlespace execution

By Lynne Garrow

DiGiovanni-speaking-w Frank DiGiovanni, Director, Force Readiness and Training, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness), said during a panel that that our warfighters require and expect a realistic and blended environment to meet the current challenges of the complex 21st century combat operations.

Frank […]

2020-01-02T22:20:57-05:00December 13th, 2015|Immersive Training, LVC|

FLETC produces fire-scene investigation tool

Courtesy of FLETC

Team Orlando FLETC-Fire-Training-1-w FLETC Instructor and Fire Investigations Subject-Matter-Expert Doug Leahey carefully lights gasoline-soaked shop rags to create an arson scene in a furniture refinishing business.

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers’ (FLETC) Forensics and Special Investigative Skills Branch of the Investigative Operations Division (IOD) […]

2020-01-02T22:21:01-05:00November 23rd, 2015|Education and Training, Immersive Training|

Great quality, eclectic topics make 2010 SGS&C a success

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

SGS&C-2010-wHeading into the year 2010, the Serious Games & Showcase Challenge IPT committee began to realize that the growth in the number of games and the quality of games they had planned for was definitely becoming more evident. Although they didn’t see a […]