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AEgis Technologies Awarded AFMSTT Contract
May 04, 2010 (05:05 PM EDT)


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The AEgis Technologies Group Inc. was awarded a three year contract for the Air Force Modeling and Simulation Training Toolkit (AFMSTT) estimated by the Air Force to be worth $74 million.  AFMSTT is a non-commercial, government-owned simulation system used to train the Joint Force Command, Joint Force Air Component Commander, and their battle staff in multiple federation environments.

AFMSTT supports military organizations by providing the air war simulation for senior commanders and battle staffs for training in the execution of joint and combined operations.  AFMSTT consists of a group of software applications designed to provide a range of operational environments for mission training. The toolkit is built around the Air Force's Air Warfare Simulation (AWSIM) model.

AEgis Technologies will serve as the prime contractor and Accenture will serve as the primary sub-contractor. Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company with offices worldwide.  Accenture has served as the prime contractor for AFMSTT for nearly four years.

"AFMSTT is a milestone win for AEgis Technologies providing a large, multi-year opportunity to utilize modeling and simulation to ensure airmen preparedness.  Team AEgis is thrilled with our partnership with Accenture and the opportunity to further their legacy on this critically important program," said Steve Hill, AEgis President and CEO.

Steve Swenson, AEgis Director of Northeast Operations, added, "We are genuinely excited about this new opportunity to serve the warfighter and to continue to build upon Accenture's heritage of improving warfighter readiness."

About AEgis Technologies Group

AEgis is a privately held small business corporation headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, that provides advanced technology and expert consulting services to industries throughout the world. AEgis capabilities include Modeling & Simulation software development, training, test support, engineering analysis, hardware design and nanotechnology manufacturing for both government and commercial customers within the United States and internationally.

Since its founding in 1989, AEgis has been committed to honesty and integrity and has been recognized for its honorable business practices by recently receiving the Better Business Bureau's Torch Ethics Award. The company's highly skilled work force is dedicated to building lasting relationships and providing superior products and services to our customers.  To learn more about AEgis, please visit www.AEgisTG.com.

SOURCE AEgis Technologies Group