ETC Simulation Contracted by U.S. Department of Defense Fire Academy to Expand ADMS™ Systems
SOUTHAMPTON, PA, USA, October 8, 2014 – Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (OTC Pink: ETCC) (“ETC” or the “Company”) Simulation Division (“ETC Simulation”), located in Orlando, FL, has been contracted through Adayana Government Group by the U.S. DoD Fire Academy located at Goodfellow Air Force Base to expand their Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (“ADMS”). ADMS is used to train Fire Officers both at the Louis F. Garland DoD Fire Academy and off base by Mobile Training Teams. This expansion includes the addition of four structural emergency scenarios.
The new scenarios include a hospital, prison, theater, and a sports hall. The hospital scenario will include a variety of emergencies in that environment including a medical helicopter crash. At the theater and sport hall, trainees will be faced with an active shooter, mass evacuation, and crowd control scenarios. The prison will prepare trainees for incidents involving force protection within secure areas.
The additional scenarios feature ETC’s Signature Simulation Technology and the new SmartModel™ library, which enhances exercise creativity by allowing unlimited scenario capabilities. The SmartModel library allows different variables to be placed into the scenario, including an active shooter with a suspicious package. Adding these variables provides the trainees with evolving challenges and allows the scenario to be different each time it is run.
“We are very pleased that the DoD Fire Academy is happy with their ADMS training systems and are growing their training capabilities by adding more structural incidents to the Norma Brown virtual airbase.” said Marco van Wijngaarden, President of ETC Simulation. “Scenario design will be done in close cooperation with the subject matter experts of the DoD Fire Academy for the best possible training effect.”
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