Projects

Daedalus understands the importance of providing the right team that understands your specific needs and makes you their top priority. Project assignments are always filled by key employees - professionals who know your industry, are experts in the field and have the necessary technical expertise to provide you the very best solution. We always strive to exceed your highest expectations.

Daedalus works with various types of projects including Modeling and Simulation, Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) and Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI).

Modeling and Simulation

Elite TH-22 Piston Helicopter Trainer
CH-46E Block Upgrade
H-53 Trainer Modification
UH-60L Black Hawk Electrical Trainer (BHET-L)
Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) Technology Refresh
Basic Division Officer Course (BDOC) Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE 1 Trainers) San Diego/Norfolk
Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) Maintenance Trainer
Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE) Training System Replication
EA-6B Block 89A ICAP II Upgrade
USMC MTVR Operator Driver Simulator Upgrade
E-6B WST Dual Trailing Wire Antenna (DTWA) Simulation

Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI)

CID Network Security AIM Material Development Program
Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)
Robotics Operator and Maintenance Training
Joint Explosive Ordinance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV)

Contractor Logistics Support (CLS)

Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Egress Trainer (MET)

Modeling and Simulation

Elite TH-22 Piston Helicopter Trainer

Project Description : Working in co-operation with Elite Simulation Solutions, developing a commercial piston helicopter training platform, Elite TH-22. The Elite TH-22 is a FAA certified AATD that models the form, function and performance of the Robinson® R22® helicopter. The TH-22 provides the perfect simulation platform for ab-initio training, learning to hover, practicing VFR maneuvers, emergency maneuvers along with complete IFR training. This effort involves analysis, prototyping & design, installation, as well as testing & support for all hardware/software components.

Products:
  • Elite TH-22 / Elite TH-22M
    • Dual-seat model with accurate layout & ergonomics. Available with optional 3DOF motion cueing system.
  • Elite TH-22S / Elite TH-22SM
    • Single-seat form factor with a lower footprint and more budget-friendly design. Available with optional 3DOF motion cueing system.

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Modeling and Simulation

CH-46E Block Upgrade

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD as prime contractor, performing a block upgrade for the CH-46E WST, Device 2F173-1 located at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Camp Pendleton, San Diego, CA. This effort requires the analysis, design, installation, and testing to support hardware and software upgrades.

Products:
  • 2-year FFP contract for NAWCTSD/USMC, Prime
  • Technology refresh and upgrade
    • Replacement of existing Inter-Communications System (ICS)
    • Enhancing the performance of the Aircraft Integrated Maintenance System (AIMS)
    • Functionality of the Very High Frequency (VHF) Omni directional Range/Instrument Landing System (VOR/ILS) receiver and associated localizer
    • Replacement of the existing High Frequency (HF) radio set
    • Countermeasures Dispensing Set (CMDS) functionality
    • Instructor/Operator Station (IOS) modifications

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Modeling and Simulation

H-53 Trainer Modification

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD as prime contractor, performing requirements analysis, design, fabrication, installation, and testing of upgrades to five CH-53E training devices, located at three USMC bases. The task requires incorporation of the Critical Survivability Upgrade (CSU), Blue Force Tracker (BFT), Directed Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM), Tactical Environment Network (TEN), Aircraft Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Trainer Engineering Change Requests (TECRs) into the suite of H-53E training devices.

Products:
  • 2-year FFP contract for NAWCTSD/USMC, Prime
  • Five training devices at three USMC bases
    • CH-53E Aircrew Procedures Trainer (APT), Device 2F190, located at MCAS New River and MCAS Miramar
    • CH-53E Weapon System Trainer (WST), Device 2F174, located at MCAS New River and MCAS Miramar
    • CH-53E Aircrew Procedures Trainer (APT), Device 2F171, located at MCAS Okinawa
  • Technology refresh and upgrade
    • Design and add new hardware and software for aircraft concurrency
    • Installation, integration, and acceptance at individual bases
    • Developing full set of CDRLs for Engineering and Logistics
    • Providing Software End-User Support
    • Providing spares inventory

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Modeling and Simulation

UH-60L Black Hawk Electrical Trainer (BHET-L)

Project Description: Working with NSWC, Indian Head Division, as prime contractor, performing requirements analysis, design, upgrade, integration, testing, delivery, and installation of two (2) UH-60L Black Hawk Electrical Trainers (BHET-L), for the United States Army Aviation Logistics School (USAALS) at Fort Eustis, VA.

Products:
  • 2 year CPFF contract for NSWC Indian Head Division, Prime
  • Effort includes modifications and upgrades to -
    • Simulation and Computational Computer System
    • Audio Generation & Distribution System
    • Input/Output (I/O) System
    • Instructor/Operator Station (IOS)

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Modeling and Simulation

Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) Technology Refresh

Project Description: Working with PEO STRI as prime contractor, procuring and delivering multiple system upgrades on the Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT).

Products:
  • 8 month FFP contract for PEO STRI, Prime
  • Technology refresh effort includes replacement of -
    • IPDG computers
    • BRPS computers
    • Maintainence Laptops
    • PFPS Laptops
    • VCR & Cameras
    • Maintainence Tablet
    • BMC/After Action Review (AAR) & Maintainence Room

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Modeling and Simulation

Basic Division Officer Course (BDOC) Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE 1 Trainers) San Diego/Norfolk

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD as prime contractor, provided nine (9) Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE 1) work stations to the Fleet Concentration Area (FCA) in San Diego, CA & Norfolk, VA and performed facility modifications in Norfolk, VA.

Products:
  • 8-month FFP contract for NAWCTSD, Prime
  • 22512 sq. ft Facility Modification, Norfolk, VA
    • 4 Electronic Classrooms (22 person each)
    • 3 COVE 1 Trainers
    • 2 Server Rooms
    • 3 General Use Offices
    • Facility modifications subcontracted to general contractor
  • Training System Replication
    • Purchased, integrated and delivered nine (9) COVE 1 workstations and a Master Instructor/Operator Station (MIOS) in San Diego and Norfolk
    • Developed CDRLs for Engineering and Logistics
    • Provided Warranty Support Kit with "hot swap" spares

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Modeling and Simulation

Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) Maintenance Trainer

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD as prime contractor, performed requirements analysis, design, fabrication, installation, and test of the CIWS Maintenance Trainer, located at the Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit, Dam Neck, VA. The task required re-hosting of the CIWS Maintenance Trainer (Device 11G2) software to a CIWS electronic classroom platform and replacing the legacy maintenance trainer hardware with a state-of-the-art interactive GUI, to form Device 11G2B. The re-hosted software was also modified to include additional CIWS training capabilities.

Products:
  • 18-month FFP contract base contract for NAWCTSD, Prime
  • Re-hosted legacy Object Pascal models of Block 1B - Baseline 0 CIWS configuration to a new Windows XP platform
  • Replaced existing panel trainer hardware with new interactive GUI and Hand-Grip Controller
  • Upgraded Windows Parameter Analysis and Storage Subsystem (WinPASS-2) emulation to WinPASS-3

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Modeling and Simulation

Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE) Training System Replication

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD as prime contractor, procured, delivered and installed six additional COVE I workstations to the Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS) in Newport, Rhode Island. COVE I is a desktop/Head-Mounted Display (HMD) Virtual Environment (VE) that simulates the five phases of underway replenishment (UNREP) for operator training of the "Seaman's Eye". Daedalus purchased, integrated, delivered and installed the new training systems to the Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) Command in Newport, RI.

Products:
  • 5-month FFP contract for NAWCTSD, Prime
  • Training System Replication
    • Six workstations and one Master Instructor/Operator Station (MIOS), comprised of:
      • 31 host computational systems
      • 44 monitors
      • 6 head-mounted displays with head tracking
      • Speech recognition
      • Switches and I/O devices
      • Mountings, wiring, cabling and cable management
    • Facility modification, including painting, electrical, raised flooring, equipment storage/mounting workstation dividers and furniture

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Modeling and Simulation

EA-6B Block 89A ICAP II Upgrade

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD as prime contractor, designed, developed, fabricated and integrated upgrades to Device 2F178 in our Orlando and Whidbey Island facilities. After successful completion of in-plant integration, Daedalus is currently in the process of installing and testing the modifications in the trainer located at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan. The Daedalus team will deliver to NAWCTSD and the end user EA-6B Aircrews an effective, realistic, and supportable training system.

Products:
  • 2-year FFP contract for NAWCTSD/USMC, Prime
  • Technology refresh and upgrade
    • Replacement of 15 computers and associated peripherals
    • Re-host existing software
    • Addition of new software for concurrency, and replacement of legacy simulated systems with stimulated current aircraft equipment
    • Installation, integration and test at MCAS Iwakuni
    • Revisions to Engineering design and test documentation
  • Computer Based Training Course to support modifications and revisions to EA-6B Device 2F178
  • Revisions to Logistics documentation set, including:
    • Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Manual
    • Planned Maintenance System (PMS)
    • Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS) manuals
    • Training System Support Document (TSSD)
    • Training Equipment Summary (TES)
    • Equipment Inventory Records (EIR)
    • Training Equipment Change Directive (TECD)

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Modeling and Simulation

USMC MTVR Operator Driver Simulator Upgrade

Project Description: Working with PMTRASYS as prime contractor, upgraded the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) Operator Driver Simulators (ODS) located at Camp Johnson, NC and Fort Leonard Wood, MO. The upgrade brought the ODS to the same software configuration as the USMC ODS baseline. Effort involved rehosting the ODS to install the USMC ODS software baseline and upgrade required hardware to properly accommodate the new software baseline.

Products:
  • User’s and an O&M Manual for the MTVR OSD Re-Host
  • Technical and Management Work Plan
  • Integrated Master Schedule
  • Safety Assessment Report
  • Test Inspection Report
  • Test Procedures
  • Engineering Drawings
 
Technology refresh/re-host, replacing:
  • 164 projectors
  • 173 Image Generators
  • 45 application computers
  • 9 GUI computers

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Modeling and Simulation

E-6B WST Dual Trailing Wire Antenna (DTWA) Simulation

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD and L-3 Communications as a subcontractor, designed, developed and implemented the Dual Trailing Wire Antenna (DTWA) subsystem simulation for the E-6B Weapons System Trainer (WST) including: Requirements analysis, design, development, integration and test, and fielding the DTWA software simulation models on a Windows platform with an Open GL graphical front end. The DTWA subsystem of the E-6B WST can be used to train pipeline/initial reel operators when used in the standalone mode and to train the reel operator as part of the mission crew when integrated with the rest of the E-6B WST. This program is considered unique because it is an all digital, glass instrument type solution to a complex training requirement.

Products:
  • Spatially representative simulation of the Antenna Control Console (ACC) to be used by the E-6B Reel Operator, displaying the ACC controls and indicators as high-resolution photorealistic images on the touch screen displays.
  • SW development in accordance with IEEE/EIA 12207/0-1996

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Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI)

CID Network Security AIM Material Development Program

Project Description: Working with NAWCTSD and the Center for Information Dominance (CID) as a subcontractor to A. Harold and Associates, conducted a Front End Analysis of the existing Information Technology "A" School and Systems Administration "C" School courses to define the training requirements and identify options which would increase the training efficiency and effectiveness of the course.

Products:
  • Job Duty Task Analysis/Training Task Analysis (JDTA/TTA)
  • Course Training Task List (CTTL)
  • Training Course Control Document (TCCD)
  • Learning Objectives Analysis (LOA) Report

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Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI)

Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

Project Description: Working with USJFCOM, USARNORTH, and NAWCTSD as prime contractor, conducted a Front End Analysis of the existing DSCA course to define the training requirements and identify options which would increase the training efficiency and effectiveness of the course.

Products:
  • Training Situation Analysis (TSA)
  • Report Training Task Analysis (TTA)
  • Report Learning Objective Analysis (LOA) Report

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Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI)

Robotics Operator and Maintenance Training

Project Description: Working with US Army PEO STRI as prime contractor, conducted an FEA of the TALON operator and maintainer tasks, developed ten lessons comprised of seven hours of Levels I, II, and III IMI in dual mode (self-paced and/or Instructor-led), developed Government training aids and handouts, and posters for the TALON, Packbot and MARCbot robots.

Products:
  • Technical and Management Work Plan; Integrated Management Plan
  • Integrated Management Schedule
  • Training Situation Document; Training Situation Analysis Report
  • Training Aids and handouts
  • Robotics Theory IMI Course
  • IMI TALON Operator/Maintainer Course
  • IMI for TALON Technician Maintenance Training

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Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI)

Joint Explosive Ordinance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV)

Project Description: Working with US Army PEO STRI as prime contractor, conducted a Training Situation and Training Task Analysis for the purpose of developing course objectives, media, requirement and course design. Developed, delivered, and tested Joint Explosive Ordnance Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV) Operator Familiarization Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) using COTS products.  This was a self-paced, Levels I through IV, SCORM Conformant IMI course which contained 11 lessons and included a driver simulation

Products:
  • Technical and Management Work Plan; Integrated Management Plan
  • Project Planning Chart; Integrated Management Schedule
  • Training Situation Document; Training Situation Analysis Report
  • Instructional Performance Requirements Document; Task Analysis Report
  • Instructional Requirements Document
  • Instructional Media Design Package; Design Strategy Document
  • Instructional Media Files; Alpha Beta and Final Courseware for Operator Familiarization Computer-Based Training (CBT)
    • Driver simulation

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Contractor Logistics Support (CLS)

Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Egress Trainer (MET)

Project Description: MET training provides a primary means for units to frequently and repetitively train crew roll-over emergency egress drills that are dangerous and are infrequently trained in the "real world".  The MET assists in the training of MRAP Rollover Emergency Procedures for all MRAP vehicle variants and assists in sustainment and advanced training at field sites. The MET consists of a vehicle cab mounted to two rotating wheels on a raised platform, and is based on an earlier HUMVEE rollover trainer. The MET comes in eight variants for different MRAP models currently fielded by the military.  As result of the evolution of the MET Egress program, PEO STRI, PM Ground Combat Tactical Trainer (GCTT) has a requirement for CLS, which consists of MET Egress Training equipment maintenance, and New Equipment Training.

Products:
  • On-site Instructor/Operator/Maintainers (IOM) for MET devices (CONUS & OCONUS locations)
  • Egress Training
  • New Equipment Training
  • Equipment Maintenance

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