SOURCE: Riptide Software

Riptide Software

April 18, 2011 05:30 ET

Riptide Selected to Develop the US Army's Instrumented Ranges/Digital Range Training System

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2011) - Riptide Software, Inc. announced today that it has been selected by The U.S. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) along with prime Lockheed Martin, Global Training & Logistics division to develop the US Army's Digital Range Training System (IR/DRTS). The total amount of the IR/DRTS contract is $450 million.

The IR/DRTS is for numerous live training requirements for the study, design, development, testing, qualification, production, integration, training, fielding and support of digital training ranges related instrumentation with includes tracked, wheeled, dismounted, aerial instrumentation and integration into existing/future instrumentation systems and ranges. The IR/DRTS Program is comprised of the following range types: Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex (DMPRC), Digital Multi-Purpose Training Ranges (DMPTR), Battle Area Complex (BAX) and Digital Air/Ground Integration Range (DAGIR).

"This is a fantastic opportunity for our team to continue development of the Army's most prestigious live fire ranges that we started ten years ago," said Riptide Chief Technology Officer, Barry Clinger. "This next phase will focus on lowering sustainment costs while providing sensible solutions to the tank, Bradley, and other vehicle platforms these ranges support."

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Technology Resources and Riptide's CEO, Philip Loeffel is available for interview. Please contact Kristina Wood for more information, 1-800-RIPTIDE or 321-296-7724

About Riptide Software, Inc.:

Riptide Software, Inc. is an award winning software company founded in 1995 with a broad range of cloud computing product and professional service offerings. Winner of the Military Training Technology top 100 award, a silver medalist in the Horizon Interactive awards, and a leading CRM integrator Riptide combines innovative software architectures with cloud computing infrastructure to deliver high volume systems at low cost.

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