Northrop Grumman has updated and delivered the graduate training integration management system (GTIMS) to the Air Mobility Command (AMC) at Scott Air Force Base (AFB) in Illinois, US.
Performed in collaboration with the Air Education and Training Command (AETC), the update enables AMC personnel to expand their use of GTIMS from the current four locations to more than 70 future locations across the globe.
Northrop Grumman Technical Services Mission Solutions and Readiness division vice-president and general manager Greg Schmidt said the GTIMS offers a centralised approach that reduces the US Government’s overall operation and maintenance costs.
"The delivery of this system is a great example of what can be achieved when industry partners with our customers to create innovative and affordable solutions," Schmidt said.
AETC GTIMS programme manager Masoud Rasti said the GTIMS is rapidly evolving to address both current needs and future customer requirements.
"This system will enhance the Air Mobility Command’s mission by allowing a more focused use of their time and resources," Rasti said.
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Managed by the AETC, the GTIMS is a Department of Defense (DoD) product designed to optimise and manage all aspects of US military aviation operations and training, including personnel, resources, planning, schedules, standards and evaluation, flight records and reporting.
Tailored to meet any operational or training scenario and tempo, the system can run on a single laptop or on thousands of workstations through the GTIMS Windows-based, client/server technology and readily functions with any aircraft or training syllabus.
The systems is currently deployed on more than 5,000 workstations across the US Air Force (USAF), Navy and Army flight training bases at more than 40 different locations worldwide.
Image: USAF personnel prepare for training class at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, US. Photo: courtesy of AETC.AF.MIL.