Before the end of fiscal year 2019, Pinnacle Solutions Inc. (Pinnacle) was awarded two new delivery orders under the Computer Based Instructional Design (CBID) II Contract owned by Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).
On Pinnacle’s ninth delivery order, it will develop virtual training for three aviation maintenance tasks in support of the Product Manager for Special Operations Forces Training Systems (PdM STS) Aviation including Forward Swiveling Servo-cylinder – Installation Procedure, Cooling Blower – Install Procedure, and Hour Tension Check – Tail Rotor Cable – Preliminary Checks and Adjustment Of Equipment.
During this project, the team will be utilizing VXT Core (a Pinnacle product) to develop the virtual maintenance training tasks and deliver maintenance training to its special operations aviation customers. The project is scheduled to last 12 months and will result in 4.25 hours of Level 4 Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI).
The tenth delivery order supports the Program Executive Office Combat Support and Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS) for whom Pinnacle will develop Level 3 IMI for the Common Robotic System – Individual (CRS(I)), which is an unmanned robotic system ideal for clearing buildings, caves, and other restricted terrain where close-quarters combat is likely. CRS(I) identifies enemy positions, explosive hazards, and civilians without exposing the military troops.
In support of this task, several members of the CBID II Team traveled to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, to learn how to operate CRS(I). Pinnacle’s role in supporting the military use of this newly introduced CSR(I) is in the development of web-based, CD/DVD standalone, and simulator-based instruction. For a total of 18 months, the contract schedule will have the CBID II Team working on creating 7.0 hours of web-based instruction, and 17.5 hours of training and scenarios in the form of an application developed in Unity, which will be loaded on to the of CRS(I) Handheld Controller – Operator Control Unit.
Pinnacle was awarded the CBID II Contract from the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) in May 2017. PEO STRI’s customers can order training services and products related to computer-based training using this contract vehicle through 2022.