ETC Simulation contracted by Institute for Safety to deliver ADMS to Royal Netherlands Navy
Southampton, Pa., USA, June 27, 2013 – Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (OTC Pink: ETCC) (“ETC” or the “Company”) Simulation Division, located in Orlando, Fla., has been awarded a contract from the Institute for Safety (“IFV”) to expand their Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (“ADMS”) with port incidents and simulation systems. The training systems and new scenario capabilities are required by IFV to provide ADMS training support to the Royal Netherlands Navy Fire Service.
ETC will deliver multiple portable ADMS Training Systems with adapted scenarios to IFV. The system includes a port, emergency response vehicles and crews, fire fighting boats, and CBRNE incidents. The ADMS systems will be used to provide virtual reality based training and examination programs to military and civilian staff, with ADMS having recently been certified by the National Fire Exam Bureau to be used for qualification exams. IFV will provide instructor training and technical support to the Navy.
Eric Didderen, Senior Trainer/Advisor at IFV, stated, “IFV is very pleased with the acknowledgement by the Fire Service of the Royal Netherlands Navy for this multi-year training support contract. We will work closely with Navy experts to further develop the exercise simulations needed for training fire and rescue in ports and on-board ships. The exercise scenarios also include a protesting crowd at the port and suspicious packages. We are very happy with ADMS, as it is a proven simulation platform that provides optimal scenario generating flexibility in combination with high fidelity simulation at a level required to train and test incident command.”
IFV is a national center of expertise with four Academies including the Fire Academy, Academy for Crisis Management, Emergency Medical Service Academy and Academy for Leadership. Since 2001, IFV has trained thousands of emergency responders and crisis management teams using ETC’s ADMS.
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