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TLD 5th Production Contract completed for Lockheed Martin

Published on July 19, 2023

TLD 5th Production Contract completed for Lockheed Martin
Inter-Coastal Electronics (ICE) has completed final delivery on the fifth production contract of Training Laser Designators (TLDs) to Lockheed Martin. The TLD is an eye-safe laser that is permanently embedded in the Gen 3 Day Sensor Assembly (DSA) produced by Lockheed Martin and installed on all AH-64E Guardian helicopters. The TLD transmits MILES coded messages … Continued

Searcy Police Department started training on their new MILO Range Theater.

Published on July 14, 2023

Searcy Police Department started training on their new MILO Range Theater.
  Source: Geary, Greg. “New training simulator in Searcy lets officers practice dealing with ‘serious situations’.” The Daily Citizen. July 11, 2023, https://www.thedailycitizen.com/news/new-training-simulator-in-searcy-lets-officers-practice-dealing-with-serious-situations/article_7677e6b8-6942-5cff-81d2-6bea3a125ec1.html.   Training being held on a new Searcy Police Department simulator that has arrived “puts officers under stress but in the least stressful environment we can make it, so it’s not like … Continued

Bus Operator Training for a Diverse Array of Fleet Vehicles

Published on July 12, 2023

Bus Operator Training for a Diverse Array of Fleet Vehicles
As we’ve discussed in the past, one key to the effectiveness of public transport simulation training is “presence“—i.e., the trainee’s convincing subjective experience of being in an actual vehicle. As Rob Raheb (an internationally published author and expert in simulation and driver training) has noted: “The more realistic the simulation is, the more ‘buy-in’ from … Continued

Train Derailment and Railroad Hazmat Emergency Response Training

Published on June 27, 2023

Train Derailment and Railroad Hazmat Emergency Response Training
Few derailments rise to the level of what happened in East Palestine, Ohio in February 2023. That said, train derailments themselves are quite common in the United States. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, the U.S. averages more than three derailments per day. There were a total of 1,164 derailments in 2022—which is actually an … Continued

Transit Response and Training for Unpredictable Passenger Interactions

Published on June 13, 2023

Transit Response and Training for Unpredictable Passenger Interactions
Staff retention problems continue to grow for almost every transit agency in the United States and Canada. According to the latest report from the American Public Transportation Association, more than 90% of all agencies surveyed faced transit operator shortages. And 84% of those agencies reported that staffing shortages were preventing them from providing full service. … Continued

Put Into Practice

Published on June 12, 2023

Put Into Practice
MILO training simulator lets students and law enforcement officers practice decision-making skills. Students studying criminal justice, legal studies, social work, and nursing are tested in controllable scenarios on the new MILO Range virtual training simulator in the Simulation Lab at Henderson Learning Resources Center at Washburn University. The Washburn University Police Department and other law … Continued

Azure Training Systems JV, LLC Awarded Position on Air Force Training Systems Acquisition IV Contract

Published on June 5, 2023

The partnership reflects the companies’ commitment to supporting the U.S. Air Force warfighter training capabilities. Orlando, FL (June 5, 2023) – The United States Air Force has awarded the Azure Training Systems JV, LLC (Azure JV) a prime contract position on the Training Systems Acquisition IV (TSA IV) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The TSA … Continued