Simlat awarded a contract to deliver advanced UAS & ISR Training and Simulation Classroom to Northland Community & Technical College in Minnesota

Simlat Ltd. was selected to provide an advanced UAS & ISR Training & Simulation
Classroom including 26 Trainee Stations to support the Northland Community &
Technical College Imagery Analysis (IA) program Thief River Falls, Minnesota, October 6th, 2013

 

Simlat Ltd. was selected to provide an UAS & ISR Training & Simulation Center for the Northland Imagery Analysis college program.Northland’s Imagery Analysis and Geospatial Intelligence programs are the first of their kind
in America. Developed through a Department of Labor grant, the Imagery Analysis program
will be offered tuition free for the life of the grant.

The programs will prepare the student to
manage the tasking, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TPED) process, and
conduct end-to-end Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) operations. Students will acquire a
variety of skills ranging from UAS general knowledge to a precise depiction of the imagery
objective. Students receive hands-on training varying from still satellite imagery to Full
Motion Video UAS derived imagery. The Training & Simulation Center is equipped with
cutting-edge training systems in multiple configurations, allowing simultaneous training of
the students on UAS operations and image analysis, in civil, commercial and military
environments.

 

The Training & Simulation classroom includes 26 student stations and is based on variant of
Simlat’s IMPACT (ISR Multi-Purpose Advanced Classroom Trainer) product, focused on
various GEOINT applications. The IMPACT supports frontal instruction, courses and training
activities as well as curriculum planning and development and performance analysis of
training sessions.

The IMPACT runs a wide range of mission scenarios, allowing students to familiarize with
civil and commercial applications of UAS and Imagery Analysis, such as emergencies,
weather, infrastructure monitoring, fire-fighting, HLS and agriculture. The Training center
will be delivered fully to Northland by the beginning of 2014.

 

“We are proud to take part in this remarkable Imagery Analyst program and to contribute
our advanced IMPACT solution, supporting the various training needs”, says Nira Streifler,
Product Manager at Simlat.

About Simlat-UAS Training:

Simlat Ltd. is a leading provider of next generation training solutions for unmanned vehicle
systems and for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR). Based on extensive
hand-on operational experience, Simlat is the right choice for training for every Platform,
Payload and Mission. Simlat’s turnkey training solutions include SIGINT, EO/IR and SAR
sensors in various operational configurations. Simlat’s systems are available as stand-alone
or embedded/integrated to legacy control stations, as well as generic or customized
solutions, and are in service in over 20 countries.

To learn more about Simlat, please visit www.simlat.com

 

About Northland Community and Technical College:

Northland Community and Technical College is a comprehensive college with campuses in
East Grand Forks, Minn., and Thief River Falls, Minn. One- and two-year degrees, transfer
programs and diploma certification are available in a variety of majors, as well as workforce
training and continuing education programs. Northland is a member of the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities system, and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the
North Central Association. Visit the College at www.northlandcollege.edu. Northland is an
equal opportunity educator and employer.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Simlat Ltd.
Tel: +972-9-9517675 (Office)
info@simlat.com
OR:

Matthew Brenden
Communications Coordinator
Northland Community & Technical College
Tel: 218.793.2428
matthew.brenden@northlandcollege.edu

 

 

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