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ATS Supports Army Garrison with Terrorist Attack Exercise

FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska – U.S. Army Garrison Fort Wainwright exercised response operations for a terrorist attack Feb. 25-26 with the full support of ATS - a leading provider of training and operational support technologies for national defense and emergency management. During the exercise, ATS provided expert design, modeling and simulations, and exercise control augmentation for the

ATS Wins Grant to Enhance Training Suite for First Responders

​HAMPTON, Va. – Epic Games MegaGrants awarded ATS $100,000 to further develop ATSsim Suite with Unreal Engine technology, making the web-based training solution a more immersive experience in an augmented reality ecosystem. “To say ATS is excited about this opportunity is an understatement,” said Jason Bewley, ATS president. “The grant will enhance the capability of

Federal Aviation Administration Certifies ATS Commercial Drone Pilot

​SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Armed with over 10 years of expertise in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), ATS employee Robert Bunnell was certified as a Commercial FAA Drone Pilot, May 27. The certification is achieved through the successful completion of the Unmanned Aircraft Knowledge Exam, which tests a candidate’s understanding of UAS devices, operating requirements, safety procedures,

Department of Homeland Security Certifies ATS Employees

​HAMPTON, Va. – Several ATS employees graduated from the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Course conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Management Institute, May 18-21. The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Course provides a comprehensive overview of emergency exercise design along with practical skill development in accordance with current HSEEP doctrine. It offers current

ATS Employee Returning from Reserve Activation for Pandemic Operations

​HAMPTON, Va. – ATS modeling and simulations engineer, Keva Nalls, is returning from her activation with the U.S. Army’s 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC), 300th Sustainment Brigade in support of the national effort to fight COVID-19. A captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, Nalls served as the brigade support operations officer. She was activated on

Delaware Agencies Exercise Civil Disorder with ATS

​NEW CASTLE, Del. – Delaware state agencies and the National Guard trained on their response to civil disorder Mar. 12, in an exercise planned and led by ATS. Delaware’s Joint Forces Headquarters, Army National Guard, Emergency Management Agency, and State Police along with the Dover Police Department exercised standard operating procedures, response operations and multi-agency

ATS Employee Called to Support Ohio National Guard Pandemic Operations

HAMPTON, Va. – ATS expert and retired U.S. Army Col. Jeff Suver was hand-selected to provide strategic and operational-level support for the Ohio National Guard and Ohio State Emergency Management Agency during the COVID-19 pandemic. Suver’s longstanding experience with emergency response planning, Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) processes, and military operations made him a

Web-Based Pandemic Response Training Prepares Organizations for the Future

HAMPTON, Va. – Web-based pandemic response training is available now through a collaborative platform to help organizations plan, prepare, and mitigate the impacts of a pandemic. “Businesses and government agencies are working now to determine how to continue operations while keeping employees healthy during this pandemic,” said Jason Bewley, ATS president. “This training platform offers