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FAAC Incorporated Receives $63.4 Million Order for U.S. Army Virtual Clearance Training Suites – with Options, up to $94 million

Published on July 1, 2012

FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation’s (NasdaqGM: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has received a $63.4 million contract award for the design, development, production, and delivery of 28 Virtual Clearance Training Suites (VCTS). VCTS simulates the wide array of large and small technical devices, purpose-built mine-protected detection and clearing vehicles, and ever-evolving tactics and techniques … Continued

FAAC Releases Tactical Seatbelt DVD to Increase Police Officer Safety

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI For law enforcement officers, arriving safely to an incident is the first step of resolving the situation they were called to assist. But in too many cases, line of duty deaths and injuries are the result. And all too often, the use of a seatbelt could have prevented … Continued

FAAC Breaks New Ground with Low-Cost, High-Fidelity Rail Simulatorns

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI The advent of the new, portable FAAC MR-1000 Municipal Rail Simulator means that agencies on a budget now can obtain a powerful hands-on training solution. The MR-1000 simulator makes a small physical footprint but meets the most demanding rail operator training objectives for a variety of rail types, … Continued

FAAC Incorporated Receives Contract for Air National Guard Boom Operator Simulator Systems valued at up to $25.3 Million

Published on June 18, 2012

Ann Arbor, Michigan – June 18, 2012 – FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation’s (NasdaqGM: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has received a $25.3 million contract award for the design, development, production, and delivery of 17 Boom Operator Simulator Systems. This award, from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training & Instrumentation (PEO … Continued

Arotech’s Realtime Technologies Responds to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Proposed Distraction Guidelines

Published on May 1, 2012

May 2012 – Realtime Technologies, Inc. (RTI) has implemented scenarios that allow simulator-based evaluations of new driver interface systems based on the proposed Distraction Guidelines provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). (Read More)

FAAC’s DrivingForce® Simulation System Deployed for 2013 ILEETA Challenge

Published on April 25, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI – For the second year FAAC Incorporated’s DrivingForce® technology is being used to conduct the ILEETA Challenge competition at the upcoming ILEETA Conference in Wheeling, IL. The ILEETA Challenge is an integrated physical exertion, driving, and force options competition. Judges will score the event on factors such as … Continued

Video game just for cops: Rochester has driving and use-of-force simulators to train officers

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By LIZ MARKHLEVSKAYA Wednesday, April 25, 2012 ROCHESTER — It may look like a video game, but the state-of-the-art simulator being used by local law enforcement helps keep officers safe and improves decision making, said Police Chief David Dubois. Last year, the police department acquired a simulator, priced at a quarter of a million dollars, … Continued