Video: How The U.S. Military is Using Simulation
Here’s an interesting look at how simulation is being used by all the service branches of the U.S. Military, by Team Orlando, a company who is all about improving human performance through simulation. The National Center for Simulation is part of the “Team Orlando” partnership between military organizations, the modeling and simulation industry, and academic institutions working together to leverage resources and contribute to the overall security of the United States. Besides NCS, charter members of Team Orlando include the U.S. Army’s PEO-STRI, the U.S. Navy’s NAWCTSD, the U.S. Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation, the U.S. Marine Corps Program Manager for Training Systems, Joint Forces Command, United States Army Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC), and the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation and Training.
“Team Orlando provides human performance and training systems support services to include development, acquisition management, delivery, and life-cycle sustainment of simulation and training systems. Personnel include military, civilian, and support contractors in the professional disciplines of: program management, human performance, instructional systems design, engineering, training facilities engineering, logistics, contract management, economic analysis, budget and financial management, business operations and administrative support.”
Team Orlando Offers:
- Front-End Analysis
- Contracting Operations
- Human Performance Engineering
- Acquisition Management
- Research and Development
- Life Cycle Management
- Test and Evaluation Support
- Training System Engineering
“Team Orlando’s success in accomplishing its vital national mission is the result of the unique collaboration between the nation’s leading military simulation research, development and acquisition commands, along with the integral capabilities, talent, resources and support of private industry, academia and Government organizations. Team Orlando is a growing community of organizations across Defense, Government, Industry and Academia working together to accomplish their respective missions with a common goal of improving human performance through simulation.”
You can learn more on the Team Orlando website:
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.