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USN sim updates generate rich pickings

26th June 2020 - 14:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


Although new platforms generate millions of dollars in revenue for the T&S industry, the real money comes from updates to the synthetic training equipment (STE) and training courseware over the life of that platform.

‘Numerous aviation platforms in-production and in sustainment require revision, update and/or new development of organisational and intermediate maintenance and operator courseware training materials,’ explained Brian Hicks, director of aviation programmes in the  US Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division (NAWCTSD).

Hicks was speaking at the remotely delivered Training Systems Industry Symposium (TSIS) earlier this month, in reference to the forthcoming Aviation Courseware Development requirement from the

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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