"Virtual Squad Training Systems (VSTS)", subcontract from
JTSI, Inc., September 2006 - July 2008. Fielded 9 (an Army squad)
SVS™ Wearable Systems to the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield
Barracks in Hawaii.
Lab (ARL) Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) “Integration
of the SVS™ Immersive simulation software with Omni-Directional
Treadmill (ODT) Upgraded Unit”, Sole Source Contract # W911QX-04-C-0118,
September 2004 – December 2008. Integrating SVS™ with
the second-generation ODT for providing a three-screen virtual environment,
tracking and surrogate weapon interface.
- PEO Soldier, PM Land Warrior,
“SVS™ and LW 1.0 Integration”, Subcontract through
Omega Training Group, PO # OTGI-2004-002, Prime Contract No. DAAD05-02-D-0002,
Delivery Order # 0005, April 2004 – July 2004. Integrated SVS
with the desktop version of Land Warrior 1.0 / Initial Capability
(IC) to support TRAC-WSMR experiments held at the Ft. Benning Soldier
Battle Lab (SBL).
- Defense Advanced Research
Projects Agency (DARPA) “Multicell and Dismount C2 (M&D
C2) Experiment Five”, Subcontract through David H. Pollock Corporation
(DHPC), PO # 04031201, Prime Contract No. HR00011-C-0045, March 2004
– October 2004. Enhanced SVS to add vehicle mounting, future
force C4I and situational awareness feature, and license dongles.
- RDECOM / PEO STRI, “Mobile
SVS – Virtual Integrated MOUT Training System (VI-MTS)”,
Defense Acquisition Challenge Program (DACP) Project ID DA304, BAA
Contract No. N61339-04-C-002609, February 2004 - present. Developed
visual and SAF databases of Ft. Campbell Cassidy MOUT site. Implemented
DIS radio into SVS. Integrated and delivered squad’s worth (i.e.
9) of SVS immersives/desktops into mobile container and supported
training exercises at Ft. Campbell.
- Army Research Institute
(ARI) “Virtual Observer/Controller (VOC)”, Subcontract
through Sonalysts PO # 04HGB0614 and PO # 03HGB1007, STTR Prime Contract
No. W74V8H-04-C-0045, September 2003 – August 2006. Integrating
SVS™ with Sonalysts’ and Worcester Polytechnic Institute
intelligent tutoring software.
- PEO STRI “Embedded
Simulation, Training and Instrumentation for the Objective Individual
Combatant Weapon (OICW)”, later renamed “Future Infantry
Rifle Experimentation System (FIRES)”, Live Fire Test &
Training (LFTT) Program Tracking No. 2002-0028. BAA Contract No. N61339-03-C-0071,
March 2003 – November 2004. Developed three (3) future infantry
rifle prototype surrogate weapons for SVS Immersive using the IS-900
tracking system, and implemented OICW-like capabilities into SVS.
- RDECOM “STRICOM
Embedded Training and Mission Rehearsal Simulation System (SETMRSS)”,
Subcontract through United Defense Limited Partnership (UDLP), PO
# C50000661 and PO # C50000735, Prime Contract No. N61339-03-C-0057,
February – December 2003. Provided a Wearable SVS™ unit.
Integrated SVS™ with the UDLP Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICV)
and enhanced SVS to provide mission rehearsal capabilities and target
identification and handoff to the ICV to support the RDECOM Embedded
Combined Arms Team Training and Mission Rehearsal (ECATT–MR)
Science and Technology Objective (STO).
- PEO STRI “Embedded
Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation for Individual Combatants”,
BAA Contract No. M61339-03-C-0008, January 2003 – December 2004.
Enhanced SVS to support the Embedded Training for Dismounted Soldiers
(ETDS) STO. Repackaged and enhanced the Future Warrior Simulation
System (FuWaSS). Integrated SVS with the METI Human Patient Simulator
and implemented initial combat medic capability. Implemented first
version of the SVS “version server”. Enhanced SVS Wearable
packaging by integrating with the Q3D Thermite and adding enhanced
virtual aiming modes. Supported culminating event experiments at Ft.
Benning. Delivered two SVS Wearable systems to the Future Force Warrior
(FFW) Lab and provided on-site training.
- STRICOM “Synthetic
Environment Data Representation Interchange Specification (SEDRIS)
Advanced Concepts”, BAA Contract No. N61339-02-C-0115, June
2002 – March 2004. Provided SEDRIS expertise and software support,
attended SEDRIS Associates Meetings, and participated in SEDRIS international
- U.S. Army Communications
and Electronics Command (CECOM) “Land Warrior Synthetic Environment
for Improved Targeting (LW SEE IT)”, Phase I SBIR Contract No.
DAAB07-02-C-P616, February 2002 – August 2002; Phase II SBIR
Contract No. DAAB07-03-C-K007, March 2003 – March 2005. Implementing
future warrior heads-up display situational awareness capability within
SVS™ and BattleMaster.
- STRICOM “Virtual
Environments for Medical Simulation”, SBIR Phase I NAWCTSD Contract
No. N61339-02-C-0021, January 2002 – June 2002; SBIR Phase II
NAWCTSD Contract No. N61339-03-C-0161, September 2003 – September
2005. Developing a Virtual Vitals™ device to interface with
SVS™ and enable medical first responders to assess a virtual
patient’s vital signs.
- USSOCOM “SEAL Tactical
Simulator”, SBIR Phase I Contract No. USZA22-01-P-0037, May
2001 – October 2001. Designed a SEAL Tactical Simulator for
- Ft. Benning Soldier Battle
Lab (SBL) “On-site SVS Engineering and Consulting Services”,
Prime Contract No. DABT19-01-C-0004, May 2001 – April 2002;
GSA Order # 4TEG21023911, April 2002 – July 2003; GSA Order
# A20779300, August 2003 – July 2004, GSA Order # A20779308,
August 2004 - October 2004; Subcontract through SAIC, PO # 4400099791,
October 2004 – September 2005. Provide SBL on-site SVS software
development, configuration, and use support.
- STRICOM “Visualization,
Dynamic Terrain, and Human Animation Enhancements for Dismounted Infantry
Simulations”, BAA Prime Contract No. N61339-01-C-0020, February
2001 – January 2003. Provided SVS Immersive and Desktop systems
and enhanced SVS to provide highly realistic advanced infantry fighting
- STRICOM “Dismounted
Infantry Advanced Concepts Research Tool Weapons Development and System
Improvements Effort”, MOUT-RT Contract No. N61339-00-D-0024,
January 2001-December 2001. Provided SVS Immersive and Desktop systems
to several Army bases including: Benning, Knox, and Ft. Leonardwood.
Provided seven types of SVS laser mockup (surrogate) weapon to Ft.
Bennings, including: M9, M16/M203, M16, M240, M249, M4, and shotgun.
Implemented accurate ballistics modeling (fly-outs) using the Engagement
Skills Trainer (EST) data.
- STRICOM “Close Combat
Tactical Trainer (CCTT) Enhanced Dismounted Infantry Manned Module
(E-DIMM) Improvements”, Subcontracts through Lockheed Martin,
POs # 99M069074, 99M042011, 99M042022, 95M048515, 95M048522, 950662435,
950666898, Prime Contract Nos. N61339-93-C-0004 and N61339-00-C-0001,
August 2000 – October 2004. Designed and implemented the front-end
user interface, including tracking system and weapon interface, for
the CCTT E-DIMM. Fielded several systems to existing CCTT sites in
the U.S. and overseas.
- STRICOM “Virtual
Emergency Response Training System (VERTS)”, Contract N61339-00-D-0024
MOUT/RT Delivery Order 0002, September 2000 – December 2001.
Enhanced SVS™ to support a concept exploration to provide a
human-in-the-loop, virtual simulation system for the National Guard
(NG) Civil Support Teams (CSTs) to prepare for response to Weapons
of Mass Destruction (WMD) incidents. Fielded several SVS training
“suites” to active CST units in New York and Missouri.
- STRICOM “Advanced
Concepts Research Tools (ACRT) Dismounted Infantry Reconfigurable
and Desktop Simulators and Upgrades”, Subcontract through Lockheed
Martin, POs # 99M032046, GA35261J63, GA35833J40, 99M032167 and 99M032172,
Prime Contract No. N61339-96-D002, Delivery Order # 0076, March 1999
– December 2000. Delivered and installed many SVS™ Immersive
and Desktop systems at Ft. Benning and Ft. Knox.
- STRICOM “Web-based
Conversion of Correlated CGF Terrain via SEDRIS”, SBIR Topic
A98-159, SBIR Phase I Contract No. M67004-99-C-0011, December 1998
– June 1999. Analyzed how CGF Terrain datasets from ModSAF CTDB
could be represented in the SEDRIS Data Model and then translated
to the ITEMS and ATCOM CGF formats used by SOCOM.
- STRICOM “Virtual
Individual Combatant Trainer for Embedded Rehearsal (VICTER)”,
SBIR Topic A98-157, SBIR Contract No. M67004-00-C-0011: Phase I December
1998 – June 1999 and Phase I Option August 1999 – November
1999; Contract No. M67004-00-C-0011: Phase II December 1999 –
November 2001 and Phase II Plus November 2001 – November 2002.
Developed an embedded virtual and augmented reality training architecture
and systems for Land Warrior and Future Force Warrior.
- USSOCOM “Web-based
Lossless Database Conversion via SEDRIS”, SBIR Topic OSD98-028,
Phase I SBIR Contract No. USZA22-99-P-0004, November 1998 –
May 1999; Phase II Contract No. USZA22-99-C-0012, August 1999 –
December 2001. Investigated approaches that utilized SEDRIS for converting
3D visual database formats to those used by USSOCOM. Created SEDRIS
mapping documents for the USSOCOM formats. Designed the USSOCOM-to-SEDRIS
import libraries. Designed the generalized SEDRIS-to-USSOCOM database
compilers. Designed the export libraries for the USSOCOM specific
formats. Developed a prototype software implementation to perform
- Defense Threat Reduction
Agency (DTRA) Regional Inspection Simulation Tool (RIST), subcontract
through TRW/BDM PO # GDSWA99001, Prime Contract No. DSWA01-98-C-0134.
Modified SVS™ to create an arms control treaty inspection training
tool and simulator.
- Defense Modeling and Simulation
Office (DMSO) “Dynamic Simulation Environment (DSE)”,
subcontract through CI2 PO # CI09169RBD, July 1997 – December
1998; subcontract through CCOPS PO # 19857, September 1998 –
December 1999; STRICOM Contract No. N61339-99-C-0009, July 1999 –
March 2002. Developed simulation software applications and architectures
to efficiently and effectively use the High Level Architecture (HLA)
from their initial design, shared engineering lessons learned in these
software efforts with others just starting with HLA, and participated
as a Cadre team member to provide engineering assistance to others
with their HLA implementations.
- STRICOM/NAWCTSD “Force
XXI Soldier Virtual Simulator”, SBIR Topic A97-164, SBIR Phase
I Contract No. M67004-98-C-0007, November 1997 – May 1998. Developed
a software architecture for a dismounted infantry virtual simulation
system to support Army Force XXI initiatives.
- STRICOM “Dismounted
Warrior Network Enhancements for Restrictive Terrain (DWN ERT)”,
Subcontract through Lockheed Martin PO # 99M012772, ADST II Prime
Contract No. N61339-96-D-0002, September 1997 – August 1998.
Developed and delivered three of four virtual dismounted infantry
system configurations to support advanced concepts demonstration at
- STRICOM “Military
Operations on Urbanized Terrain Instrumentation Systems (MOUT-IS)”,
Subcontract through Lockheed Martin POs # 99M012758 and 99M081024,
ADST II Prime Contract No. N61339-96-D-0002, September 1997 –
June 1998. Modified and supplied SVS 2D and 3D displays to support
virtual After Action Review (AAR) of live MOUT dismounted infantry
exercises at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
- STRICOM/NAWCTSD “SEDRIS
Plug-In for Netscape”, BAA Contract No. N61339-97-C-0079, July
1997 – February 1998. Expanded upon the SEDRIS Navigator project
to create a set of dynamicy libraries to support the visualization
of 3D terrain databases within Netscape for a variety of database
formats. STRICOM POC Larry Grosberg.
• U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center (TEC) “Synthetic
Environments (SE) Dynamic Virtual Worlds (DVW)”, Subcontract
through Lockheed Martin, Prime Contract No. DACA-76-94-C-0017, April
1997 – August 1997. Provided engineering services and HLA support
for simulation products.
- STRICOM/NAWCTSD “SEDRIS
Navigator”, BAA Contract No. N61339-98-C-0034, Phase I April
1997 – October 1997; Phase II April 1998 - January 1999. SEDRIS
Navigator enables the viewing of large synthetic environment data
sets such as terrain databases historically created by the Government.
The first phase of this project was focused on developing a cross-platform
server/client architecture which enabled accessing synthetic environment
data sets through the SEDRIS Application Programmer Interface (API)
, streaming the data across a network, and then rendering a 3D view
of the data set from any arbitrary viewpoint. Under the Phase II effort,
RBD improved the SEDRIS Navigator software package by expanding the
number of data formats supported and by adding a Graphical User Interface
- STRICOM “Army Experiment
IV”, Subcontract through Lockheed Martin, PO # 99M081002, ADST
II Prime Contract No. N61339-96-D-0002, April 1997 – October
1997. Enhanced SVS™ to support advanced Land Warrior (LW) capabilities
such as lazing and weapon-mounted video and Integrated SVS with a
LW surrogate C4I system at Benning. Delivered an additional SVS Immersive
system to Ft. Benning.
- Fort Benning, “Soldier
Visualization Station”, Sole Source Contract No. DABT-10-97-C-0043,
June 1997 – September 1997. Delivered the first two COTS SVS
Immersive Systems to the Land Warrior Test Bed (LWTB) at Ft. Benning
to support advanced concepts research and virtual dismounted infantry
- STRICOM “Dismounted
Warrior Network”, Subcontract through Lockheed Martin, ADST
II Prime Contract No. N61339-96-D-0002, December 1996 – July
1997. Supported a set of engineering and user experiments by providing
SGI-based, modified dismounted infantry virtual simulation software
(Bayonet) that supported the first version of the Omni-Directional
Treadmill (ODT) in a four-screen surround Walk In Synthetic Environment
- DMSO “High Level
Architecture Run Time Infrastructure (HLA RTI)”, Subcontract
through MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Prime Contract No. F19628-95-C-0002,
November 1996 – March 1997. Designed and developed the Management
Object Module (MOM) of the HLA RTI-s and ported the RTI-s to Linux.