US Army awards JCATS support services contract to Tec-Masters

3 July 2013 (Last Updated July 3rd, 2013 18:30)

Tec-Masters (TMI) has been awarded a contract for supply of support services for the US Army's Mission Simulations Center (MSC) at Fort Sill in Oklahoma

Tec-Masters (TMI) has been awarded a contract for supply of support services for the US Army's Mission Simulations Center (MSC) at Fort Sill in Oklahoma.

Under the joint conflict and training simulation (JCATS) constructive simulations and gaming operators contract, the company will deliver subject matter experts (SMEs) to improve training capabilities of all units at the Army Fires Center of Excellence (FcoE) at Fort Sill, as instructed.

Specifically, the company's 16-member team will help the army in development and deployment of live, virtual, constructive, and gaming systems for echelons from company through to theatre level.

MSC is designed to link live, virtual, constructive, and gaming training into an integrated environment to enable collective and classroom learning for every level required.

Collective and classroom learning is needed to support initial, refresher and delta training, as well as exercise events.

"MSC is designed to link live, virtual, constructive, and gaming training into an integrated environment to enable collective and classroom learning for every level required."

Multi-functional, embedded capability and subject matter expertise is used by the facility and its personnel for delivery of seamless training, mission rehearsal and operational support.

As part of the contract, TMI team will model all Army Battle Command systems (ABCS) to facilitate both specific and total training at the operator level in a computer-based environment, which features simulated synthetic battlefied exercises and mission rehearsals.

The team is presently delivering SME and training support for the Air and Missile Defense Exercise (AMDEX), which provides the air defence captain careers course students with an opportunity to conduct the Mission Command staff tasks of the 13th Air Defense Artillery Brigade and its subordinate battalions.

The team's primary responsibilities include deployment of AMD command and control (C2) assets within the operational area, supply of AMD protection coverage of critical assets, planning and coordination of support/sustainment operations, and air, sea, and other transportation required to carry out the mission.

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