L-3 Communications. Founded in 1997 Hi-Tech Defense Systems & Products Supplier 69% of business is Department of Defense 31% Commercial & International 2012 Annual Sales $12.1B Ranked 6 th by U.S. Defense Industry 50,000 Employees. Link Movie. Link Simulation & Training.
L-3 Communications • Founded in 1997 • Hi-Tech Defense Systems & Products Supplier • 69% of business is Department of Defense • 31% Commercial & International • 2012 Annual Sales $12.1B • Ranked 6th by U.S. Defense Industry • 50,000 Employees
Link Simulation & Training Source: Swiss Federal Office of Topography Military Civil Aviation Commercial Driver & Maritime Instructional Systems & Courseware • 475+ in Service Today • Fast Jet • Wide Body • Rotary Wing • Unmanned 319+ FFS In Service Today -Airbus -Boeing -ATR -Sukhoi 940+ Simulators -Driver -Engine Room -Ship Handling 16,000+ Hours Courseware Produced
UAS Training Solutions Customers include U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and academic institutions Prepared to support UAS endeavors within the state
Predator Mission Aircrew Training System • High-fidelity simulation system that trains Predator/Reaper aircrews • Integrated Ground Control Station with Link’s simulation software/visual database solutions • Fully immersive environment • 26 Ground Control Station simulators to Air Force and Air National Guard • One at Ellington Field in Houston First-ever high-fidelity UAS trainers for U.S. military
Gray Eagle UAS Maintenance Trainer • Selected by General Atomics in 2013 • Provides virtual and physical training solutions to U.S. Army • Maintainers will no longer need to train on actual Gray Eagle aircraft • Simulations allow students to undertake operational checks, identify faults and make repairs • Students get ‘hands-on’ training on highly functional representations of Gray Eagle
UND/L-3 UAS Training Center • Partnered with University of North Dakota and created UND/L-3 UAS Training Center in 2011 • Graduates will be prepared to fill future commercial UAS applications 1st non-military institution to provide UAS training
Sinclair Community College • Link provided UAS Classroom Training Suite • 10 student stations with vehicle/sensor controls • Training models can be tailored to specific UAS platform type • Scalable computational technology breaks traditional approach to training system design Sinclair C.C. collaboration supports expanding market for UAS operators