Adacel Technologies Limited (Adacel), an industry leader in advanced air traffic management solutions and simulation and training systems and SkyWarrior Flight Training LLC (SkyWarrior), a prominent FAA-certified flight training academy, were awarded a new subcontract by General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) to replace the United States Army Enhanced Tower Simulator (ETOS) and Army Aviation Radar Training Simulator (AARTS) as part of the Flight School Training Support Services (FSTSS) program. This contract supports the recent 12-year, $1.7 billion FSTSS contract awarded to GDIT.
This award follows a highly competitive process, with the total contract value exceeding USD$7 million over 11 years, which includes the initial delivery of a turnkey MaxSim ATC Tower and Radar system, ongoing technical support, two technical refreshes, and Adacel’s phraseology trainer.
“We are honored to be selected by SkyWarrior to support the FSTSS program,” shared Daniel Verret, Adacel’s CEO. “Top U.S. civilian and military organizations trust our MaxSim Simulation and Training systems--which deliver the latest and most advanced ATC simulation software produced--to train and certify their air traffic controllers. With all our expertise and commitment, we look forward to delivering and supporting a fully integrated MaxSim system to meet the United States Army’s current and future ATC training requirements,“ continues Mr. Verret.
George Sigler, President, and CEO SkyWarrior Flight Training LLC stated: “SkyWarrior is delighted to partner with Adacel in providing a world-class Air Traffic Control (ATC) training and simulation solution for the United States Army. The new solution represents a significant increase in quality, reliability, and sustainment over the legacy systems. Adacel combines the most advanced equipment technology with its innovative software design to provide a truly immersive and realistic training experience for the ATC soldiers.”