NAWCTSD, FLETC recognized for collaborative work

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

FLC-SE-2015-awardThe Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) have been awarded the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Southeast Region 2015 Interagency Partnership Award for “Immersive Training for Law Enforcement and Force Protection.” This award focuses […]

Naylor to relinquish NAWCTSD command, retire on April 29

NAYLOR-FRANK-NAVY-WAt the end of this month, a man with a friendly and familiar face seen around Central Florida Research Park for the past four years will be ending his term as Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division’s (NAWCTSD) commanding officer, and retiring from the Navy.

On […]

April 13th, 2016|Events, Uncategorized|

Vince Amico, MS&T pioneer, passes at 95

Vince-Amico-w Dr. Vince Amico addresses the attendees at the inaugural National Center for Simulation Modeling & Simulation Hall of Fame ceremony, where he was inducted as a charter member in 2014.

Dr. Gaetano Vincent Amico, “Vince,” a longtime member and advocate of the Orlando Modeling & Simulation community, […]

February 10th, 2016|Events|

Training system advances help meet Navy & Marine Corps readiness

Special Submission by NAWCTSD

VADM-Moran,-CAPT-Naylor-and-CDR-Salvia-discussion-Sailor-2025-Initiative-w VADM W. Moran, CAPT Naylor & CDR Salvia discussing Sailor 2025 Initiative.

During a busy yet successful Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Navy scientists and engineers showcased the research and development that is helping to build a stronger force.

Naval Air Warfare […]

February 10th, 2016|Education and Training|

50 years in Orlando: Pete Engel here every step of the way

Submitted by NAWCTSD PAO Office

Team-Orlando-NAWCTSD-Capt-Naylor-Pete-Engel-50-years Following a flag-raising ceremony, NAWCTSD Commanding Officer, Capt. Wes Naylor presents Peter Engel with a certificate stating the United States Flag was flown over the de Florez Complex in honor of his 50 years of career service.

It’s been 50 years since […]

September 13th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, General News|

NAWCTSD number 5 for best place to work

Courtesy of NAWCTSD Public Affairs

Team-Orlando-NAWCTSD-Top-100-workplace-wThe Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) received honors from the Orlando Sentinel as number five on its annual list of Top 100 Companies for Working Families. This is the ninth year in a row the command received Top 100 […]

August 19th, 2015|Awards and Recognition|

NAVAIR commander holds admiral’s call at NAWCTSD

Courtesy of NAWCTSD Public Affairs Office

Team-Orlando-NAWCTSD-Dunaway-w Commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Vice Adm. David Dunaway, holds an admiral’s call at the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division on Aug. 13. Photo: NAWCTSD

Commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Vice Adm. David Dunaway, held an admiral’s call at […]

August 19th, 2015|General News|

NAWCTSD team wins Commander’s Award

Courtesy of Naval Air Systems Command NAVAIR News

The 15th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony, held in Patuxent River, Maryland, as well as via a national video teleconference on June 17, celebrated technical, business and leadership excellence in support of NAVAIR’s focus areas: increase speed to the fleet, consistently deliver integrated and interoperable warfighting capabilities, […]

3D printing improves training capabilities and cuts cost

By Theresa Bradley

Team-Orlando-NAWCTSD-Rocco-Portoghese-3D-printing-w Rocco Portoghese overseeing a 3D printing job on the Objet 500 Connex 2 in the Rapid Prototype Design and Fabrication Lab.

Engineers and designers at Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) are finding solutions to difficult training challenges with 3D printing. In […]

May 25th, 2015|Education and Training|

DoD Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Meeting May 4-8

By CDR Henry L. Phillips IV, MSC, USN, PhD, NAWCTSD
2015 DoD HEF TAG Chair

The Department of Defense Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Group (DoD HFE TAG) will hold its 69th meeting, themed “The Relationship of Training Requirements and Technology to Mission-Level Capabilities,” at Naval Support Activity Orlando in the UCF Partnership II and III […]

April 21st, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Events|