Air Force seeks virtual training
- By Mark Pomerleau
- Sep 01, 2015
In an Aug. 21 amendment to a broad agency announcement originally posted in January, the office of Air Force Material Command said it wants to increase ability to conduct realistic training and rehearsals through live, virtual and constructive training. LVC uses computers to simulate battle elements, enabling units “to interact with one another and conduct a coordinated fight as though they were physically together on the same ground,” according to a Raytheon definition.
With this contract, the Air Force aims to improve its capability to not only conduct focused realistic training but also to streamline the day-to-day development, delivery, management, tracking and performance of local and distributed mission training.
The goals of the contract are the development of an interoperable, architecture, network and domain-agnostic systems with a secure LVC training toolset, increased training fidelity, comprehensive cross-mission, performance-based metrics and reduced training/exercise overhead.
Responses are due Oct. 15, 2015.
Mark Pomerleau is a former editorial fellow with GCN and Defense Systems.