Engineering & Computer Simulations Inc. (ECS) has won two task orders on the Enterprise Training Services Contract (ETSC) multi-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. This five-year, $2.4-billion contract provides for education, training and knowledge-based services in support of the U.S. Army and its Security Cooperation mission. Retired Col.William P. (Bill) Canaley, ECS senior vice president of Operations will lead these projects.
Awarded by Army Contracting Command-Orlando (ACC-O) for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO-STRI), the first task order, Senior Instructor Operator for Gunnery and Knowledge Wall Maintenance, provides senior instructor/operator support for the M1A2 Abrams Advanced Gunnery Training System and the M2A3 Bradley Conduct of Fire Trainer to support gunnery trainers and training exercises in Korea.
ECS will also provide scheduled maintenance support for the Knowledge-Wall, Infra-red Translation and Video Teleconferencing (VTC) equipment maintenance. The Knowledge Wall provides a collaboration and communication capability that links the Live, Virtual, Constructive, and Gaming (LVCG) training domains. It provides a timely and accurate Integrated Training Environment (ITE) at the Korea Battle Simulations Centers and Training Support Activity Korea in support of 8th Army LVCG-ITE training requirements.
The second task order, Foreign Military Sales (FMS) - Instructor Operators, also awarded by ACC-O, provides aviation simulation instructor/operators that support flight simulator instructor/operator training on two separate training platforms: the AH-64 Apache Longbow Crew Trainer, which provides full-mission simulator training capability, and the CH-47F Chinook Transportable Flight Proficiency Simulators, which provides initial and proficiency training of pilots, instructor pilots, and maintenance test pilots on CH-47F. Training for this task order is conducted in five outside the continental United States (OCONUS) locations, including Indonesia, South Korea, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.