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ETC Simulation contracted by Institute for Safety
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.
ADMS(TM) is a high-fidelity Virtual Reality Simulation Training Platform that comprises multiple products including Incident Command training from technical to strategic level (ADMS-Command), emergency response and force protection specific to a military environment (ADMS-Airbase), driver training and vehicle operation (ADMS-ARFF and ADMS-Drive) and multiple level police coordination for crowd management and riot control (ADMS-Control). ETC's signature True Simulation Technology blends physics-based simulation, embedded artificial intelligence, accurate animations, photo-realistic graphics, ambient sounds, vehicle controls, and motion platforms to totally immerse trainees in the exercise. ADMS enables first responders and emergency managers to prepare at all levels of response in a safe, economical and environmentally-conscious way.
About ETC Simulation
ETC Simulation (www.ETCsimulation.com), located in Orlando, FL, specializes in virtual reality emergency response and disaster management training systems. Their hallmark product, ADMS(TM), is a proven tool for training emergency management personnel at all levels, with more than one million successful training hours completed globally.
ETC designs, manufactures and sells software driven products and services used to recreate and monitor the physiological effects of motion on humans and equipment and to control, modify, simulate and measure environmental conditions. These products include aircrew training systems (aeromedical, tactical combat and general), disaster management systems, sterilizers (steam and gas), environmental testing products and hyperbaric chambers and other products and services that involve similar manufacturing techniques and engineering technologies. ETC's unique ability to offer complete systems, designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its competition. ETC is headquartered in Southampton, PA. For more information about ETC, visit http://www.etcusa.com.
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