Contract awarded to Charles River Analytics by U.S. Air Force propels next-generation virtual training into actionNews
June 24, 2019
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Charles River Analytics Inc., intelligent systems solutions developer, has received funding from the U.S. Air Force to integrate and transition its Next Generation, Multirole Fighter Instruction and Rehearsal Environment (GeMFIRE) virtual 5th generation flight training solution.
The GeMFIRE follow-on contract is valued at nearly $500,000.
GeMFIRE provides a scalable display and control device framework for integration with government and commercial off-the-shelf flight simulators to drive accurate cockpit mission displays, customized augmented reality (AR) helmet-mounted displays, and realistic input controls that can prepare pilots for missions in next-generation aircraft.
GeMFIRE combines realistic display and control hardware with accurate mission displays to deliver bespoke pilot-centered training software. According to the company, it can be used by training researchers, system and sub-system developers, test and fitment centers, and fighter squadrons to aid in developing new capabilities.