PORT ORANGE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/13 -- Raydon Corporation, of Port Orange, FL announced today it was awarded a multi-year contract with a value in excess of $40M from the Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to design, develop and deliver common driver trainer systems for Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Variants, MRAP mobile and fixed systems, and Tank Engineering vehicle variants. The Common Driver Trainer (CDT) system consists of virtual trainers, which will be used to train members of the armed forces in the operation of the combat vehicles being fielded to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo and to bases in both Korea and Japan, as well as technical refresh to existing CDT systems fielded through the US.
"In trying times for the defense industry, Raydon is excited about winning this highly sought after award. We have been preparing for this effort, and are fully staffed to bring fresh and exciting technology to this CDT line. As training dollars shrink, simulation brings a great value to the DOD and, CDT in particular, brings efficient and effective training to protect the lives of our nation's soldiers," said Mike Vollmar, Raydon CEO. "Raydon is honored to be the marquis supplier of driver training to the US Army and to be a part of the continuing success of the CDT program. It is a privilege we do not take lightly."
Raydon Corporation has been at the leading edge of virtual training technology for almost three decades, long depended on by the U.S. armed forces for providing dependable and affordable simulation-training products and solutions. Raydon provides a wide range of trainers that include Unstabilized Gunnery Trainers, tabletop trainers, Conduct of Fire Trainers for Tanks & Bradley's, Route Clearance and Convoy Trainers.
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