Military Embedded Systems

U.S. Army contracts for predeployment training for troops


May 17, 2018

Lisa Daigle

Assistant Managing Editor

Military Embedded Systems

RESTON, Va. Science and technology engineering firm Leidos has won a prime contract potentially worth $210 million from the U.S. Army Contracting Command ? Orlando to develop and provide simulated training environments for troops before they deploy to a battlefield environment.

The Army will use the Leidos Synthetic Environment Core (SE Core), which consist of databases enabling high-resolution, realistic training environments with real-world 3D and 2D geographic terrain.

According to Leidos documents, SE Core gives the warfighter a complete picture of the theater -- such as maps, roads, bridges, moving vehicles and buildings --which gives the user a sense of the battlespace before entering the theater of combat operations.

The Army's single-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, has a one-year base period of performance with four one-year options. Work will be done at the Leidos facility in Orlando under the direction of the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training & Instrumentation.


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