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July 7, 2016

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Aircrew Training Device Host Computer Replacement Option

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Aircrew Training Device Host Computer Replacement Option On July 7, 2016 Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. was awarded the KC-10 Training System (TS) Aircrew Training Device (ATD) Host Computer Replacement (Rehost).  The ATD Rehost is an option of the KC-10 TS base contract with a period of performance through March of 2019.  The total option value is approximately $10M.  CymSTAR LLC is the major subcontractor for the ATD Rehost. The purpose of this effort is to replace the current host computer systems and sub-systems interfaces, as well as the Instructor Operator Station (IOS) computers, […]
May 13, 2016

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Boom Operator Trainer Visual System Replacement Option

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Boom Operator Trainer Visual System Replacement Option On May 13, 2016 Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. was awarded the KC-10 Training System (TS) Boom Operator Trainer (BOT) Visual System Replacement (VSR).  The BOT VSR is an option of the KC-10 TS base contract with a period of performance through March of 2018.  The total option value is approximately $2M.  FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC) and Q4 are the major subcontractors for the BOT VSR. The purpose of this effort is to provide a replacement visual system for each of the KC-10 BOTs (one at Travis […]
March 1, 2016

Alumnus and Embry-Riddle Take Virtual Learning to New Level

Alumnus and Embry-Riddle Take Virtual Learning to New Level By Lacey McLaughlin (http://lift.erau.edu/alumnus-embry-riddle-take-virtual-learning-new-level/) By bringing virtual learning to Embry-Riddle students, retired U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Durant (’95, ’97, WW) sees an opportunity to educate future leaders for the aviation and commercial space industry. The founder of Pinnacle Solutions, an engineering and training services company based in Huntsville, Ala., Durant is bringing virtual technology to Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus students through the development of online laboratories. In 2014, his company partnered with Embry-Riddle to develop a virtual crash lab for students to learn crash investigation. In 2015, it developed the […]
December 30, 2015

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Contract

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Contract Huntsville, Alabama (December 30, 2015) On December 30, 2015, Mike Durant, Pinnacle Solution’s President, was notified that Pinnacle had been awarded the USAF KC-10 Training System (KC-10 TS) Contract. The period of performance on the KC-10 TS contract is March 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020 and consists of one base period and four option periods. The total contract value is approximately $115M. Pinnacle is pleased to have FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC) as its major subcontractor on KC-10 TS. On this contract, the Pinnacle Team will manage and operate the KC-10 […]
December 23, 2015

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Successfully Completes Multiple Missions in Support of NASA AMOC

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Successfully Completes Multiple Missions in Support of NASA AMOC Huntsville, Alabama (December 23, 2015) In 2015, Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. contributed significant support to scientists and experiments on the NASA Aircraft Maintenance and Operations Contract (AMOC), highlighted by the completion of several successful missions: Operation IceBridge (OIB) – OIB, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice. The flights conducted in support of OIB will provide a yearly, multi-instrument look at the behavior […]
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