Orlando’s Engineering & Computer Simulations lands work with Morocco’s military

Submitted pic: The Royal Armed Forces in Morocco has hired an Orlando company for its training software.

The Royal Armed Forces in Morocco hired an Orlando defense firm to provide training software and support last month.

The business Engineering & Computer Simulations near UCF landed the work under the Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation deal.

The deal includes global services and training to Morocco.

In addition, it will provide those services, as required, to the Norwegian Armed Forces.

ECS, a global training and technology firm, has its headquarters in Orlando.

It also has offices in Huntsville, Ala., and San Antonio, Texas.

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ECS will partner with Pilgrims Group USA on the project. which will run through February and includes two option years.

JCATS trains commanders and staff through combat formations and direct simulation of combat posts.

In addition, ECS will provide support personnel for the training program.

The company earned the award as part of the U.S. Army’s contracting command in Orlando.

The deal represents the seventh transaction that falls under a U.S. Army task order.

The order is executed on behalf of Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, or PEO-STRI.

“ECS has been supporting U.S. soldiers for over 23 years by integrating innovative technology with unique global training solutions,” said Mick Golson, ECS’ chief operating officer in a press release.

Company officials announced the deal on July 9.

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