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A winning combination for German joint fires simulation and training

05 September 2017

Simthetiq provides cross-platform library and VBS configuration expertise to ESG in support of German Armed Forces joint fires simulation and training

Montreal, September 5th 2017

Simthetiq was recently selected by ESG (E lektroniksystem- und Logistik- GmbH) to provide mission-critical support for their German Armed Forces customers. ESG required

comprehensive VBS modeling and configuration services to extend the capacities of the VBS platform and allow their customers greater scenario flexibility and simulation possibilities.

The contract required rapid development and configuration of OpenFlight and VBS 3D entity models for use in ESGs Joint Fires Support Team (JFST) and Forward Air Controller (FAC)

Trainers. The 3D models included German air, sea and land vehicles, as well as human character equipment.

Simthetiqs CEO, Vincent Cloutier, stated: Customers like ESG choose to work with us because of our fast response, cost-effective solutions and our ability to support multiple platforms.

Andreas Schiel, ESG´s Head of Command & Control Systems and Joint Fire Support stated:

We are very satisfied with Simthetiqs outstanding contribution in this important project.

Simthetiq´s services met all our expectations.

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About Simthetiq

Simthetiq has been helping Armed Forces around the world improve their virtual training for over

a decade. We have acquired expertise and understanding to develop, support and bring

solutions to our clients. We provide one of the largest military-specific simulation entity libraries,

which is compatible with all image generators and DIS/HLA protocols. Using proprietary

processes to accelerate modelling and integration we provide mission-ready, high-quality and

customizable visual content to major corporations and military organizations around the world.

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About ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik- GmbH (ESG)

For fifty years, ESG has been one of Germany's leading companies for the development,

integration and operation of complex, security-relevant, electronic and IT systems. More than

1600 employees in Germany and around the world provide logistics, system development,

training, research and technology for military, government and industry customers.

As a special systems company for command & control systems, mission avionics, logistic

services, simulation and training, as well as specific special mission systems, ESG offers

customised solutions and products and takes responsibility for the operation of complex

whole-systems. ESG is also a certified aviation company for the aviation equipment of the

Bundeswehr (German Federal Armed Forces) and an aviation engineering company in line with

EASA Parts 21J/G and Part 145.

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