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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, 2011

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

Kendall County drivers train for real-world conditions

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http://boernestar.com/news/article_3d823396-9306-11e0-b996-001cc4c03286.html By Candace Velvin, Managing Editor The Boerne Star | 0 comments Through a Texas Association of Counties (TAC) program to reduce highway collisions, 36 Kendall County Road and Bridge Department drivers got some special training this week with an innovative driving simulator. The driving simulator offers professional county drivers the opportunity to experience real-world … Continued

Fire Agencies With Driver Simulator Program Enjoy Increased Efficiencies Officials Cite Reduced Overtime, Time Savings as Collateral Benefits to Simulator Training

Published on June 16, 2011

Agencies With Driver Simulator Program Enjoy Increased Efficiencies Officials Cite Reduced Overtime, Time Savings as Collateral Benefits to Simulator Training In a recessed economy, fire departments that use simulation for driver training are enjoying the benefits of reduced costs and increased uptime for personnel and apparatus, which creates an efficiency that benefits both the department … Continued

Training day on the road

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http://www.newsday.co.tt/businessday/0,144233.html By Sasha Harrinanan The Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) has a significant shortage of bus drivers and is in the process of recruiting 300 men and women to fill these vacancies. Deputy general manager of Operations Brian Juanette sat down with Business Day recently to discuss the on-going exercise, in which two groups are … Continued

A ride on the Oakville Transit bus simulator

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http://www.insidehalton.com/news/article/1046204–a-ride-on-the-oakville-transit-bus-simulator NORTH OAKVILLE TODAY – Consider the size of your living room. Now consider driving your living room down Trafalgar Road. That’s how Oakville Transit Supervisor Doug Hawthorne describes the difficulties of driving a 40-foot bus and after a virtual test drive, this reporter agrees with that metaphor. In order to teach trainee bus drivers … Continued

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Maximizes Training Capability with FAAC Driver Training Simulator

Published on May 2, 2011

Ann Arbor, Michigan – 2 May 2011 – FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation’s (NasdaqGM: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, is pleased to announce the recent delivery of two of its powerful MB-1500 transit simulation systems to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CUMTD). FAAC delivered to CUMTD: Two MB-1500 municipal bus simulators Instructor-controlled desktop simulator … Continued