SOURCE: Riptide Software

Riptide Software

April 13, 2011 05:30 ET

Riptide Selected to Prime First RDS (Range Data System)

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 13, 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) with Koos Technologies and RSDI to develop the first CARTS (Common Army Ranges and Target System) contract, Range Data System (RDS). This is the first contract to be awarded under the new CARTS IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity) vehicle with an estimated lifetime value of $1.8 million.

"Riptide is excited to be selected as prime on the first CARTS award," said Riptide Chief Technology Officer, Barry Clinger. "We are proud to assist the US Army in fielding a new generation of training radio that weighs less and provides more capability directly to our soldiers in home station training."

RDS will provide a complete system including the soldier radios with hardware and software to provide command, control and communications (C3) infrastructure. This contract will field a force-on-force company level training instrumentation system to Ft. Bliss and Ft. Riley.

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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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    Kristina Wood