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Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Neural Networks… Oh, My!

Previously we touched base on how AI works and AI's capabilities but have not gone into detail. One of the main...
The Differences in AI Capabilities explained

The Differences in AI Capabilities Explained

AI is a rather large concept that encompasses many areas in up-and-coming technology and production. In our last blog, we...
What is AI and how can it apply to the MS&T industry

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI) and How Can it Apply to the MS&T Industry?

Ever lose a game of chess to the computer, or have Siri prove you wrong after a friendly debate? If...
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Halldale Group MS&T AVT Simulation Feature: Flight Training Disruptors

The Halldale Group featured AVT Simulation in a recent article titled "Flight Training Disruptors" written by Marty Kauchak. Read the...
AVT SIMULATION ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF A NEW ORLANDO QUADRANGLE OFFICES SUPPORTING COLLABORATION IN THE MODELING, SIMULATION, & TRAINING FIELD

AVT SIMULATION ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF A NEW ORLANDO QUADRANGLE OFFICES SUPPORTING COLLABORATION IN THE MODELING, SIMULATION, & TRAINING FIELD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Taylor Brooke – AVT SimulationPhone: 407-381-5311 x109Email: [email protected] AVT SIMULATION ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF A NEW ORLANDO...
AVT Simulation Ground Vehicle Simulator Apache Simulator Selected Seminole 100 Florida State Seminole

AVT Simulation Selected to the 2021 Seminole 100

Orlando, FL – February 22nd, 2021 — AVT Simulation was recognized during Florida State University's 4th Annual Seminole 100 Celebration...
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TEAM AVT INCLUDING AVT SIMULATION, ST. MORITZ ENTERPRISES, AND ENGENIX INC. HAVE BEEN SELECTED BY BELL TO DEVELOP THE TSRA FOR THE V-280 VALOR

Orlando, FL – November 30th, 2020 — Team AVT has been selected by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:...
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Ground Vehicle Simulation: What is it?

Ground Vehicle Simulation is the creation of a synthetic environment for the purpose of training Warfighters on how to operate...
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Mixed Reality Headsets, What Are They?

Mixed Reality/Augmented Reality (MR/AR) headsets are different than VR headsets in that they include objects from the real world displayed...
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Oculus VR Comparisons and Reviews: Rift-S, Quest, & Quest 2

Whichever VR system you choose could determine how enjoyable the experience. Therefore, it is critical to do the research and...
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AVT SIMULATION PROUD TO BE APPRAISED AS CMMI ML III

AVT is pleased to announce the successful completion of Capability Maturity Model Integration Level III as appraised by external auditor...
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Virtual Reality Variants: All-In-One VS. Personal Computer

In our last post we discussed what Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are and the many different variants they come in....
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Ground Vehicle Simulators | About Our Capabilities

Above all the many capabilities and solutions which AVT Simulation offers, AVT Simulation is also a provider in Ground Vehicle...
AVT Simulation Wins Air National Guard DTOC

AVT SIMULATION AWARDED DISTRIBUTED OPERATIONS CENTER (DTOC) CONTRACT BY AIR NATIONAL GUARD (ANG)

Orlando, FL – September 28th — AVT is pleased to announce that we received a new award for the Air...
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VR Headsets, What Are They?

The Holidays are just around the corner. So, we here at AVT thought it would be the perfect time to...
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Advantages of the Emulation Approach in Simulation

In case you missed out, this post on emulation is a continuation of the Disadvantages of the Stimulation Approach in...
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Stimulation vs Emulation – The Fidelity Issue

Due to the advantages mentioned in our previous posts, emulation is favored over stimulation in nearly all modern simulator applications. ...
Disadvantages of Stimulation in Simulation

Disadvantages of Stimulation in Simulation

Simulation of aircraft avionics to provide the fidelity necessary to effectively train aircrews is a complex and difficult task.  This...
AVT Simulation Cross Reality Difference

Cross Reality Confusion? Extended, Mixed, & Cross: How to Differentiate

Everyone has the desire to escape into a different world. Many attempt this in their daily lives with various forms...
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AVT DELIVERS APACHE GUNNERY TRAINER (AGT)™ TO HANCHEY FLIGHT LINE

AVT SIMULATION DELIVER APACHE GUNNERY TRAINER (AGT)™ TO HANCHEY FLIGHT LINE AT FORT RUCKER   https://youtu.be/YMo82Egl-WA Orlando, FL – August 31st —...
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How to Build a Simulator – 8 – Conclusion

In the past eight weeks, we have covered the basics of building simulators. If you missed out on any information...
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Construction Equipment Virtual Trainer (CEVT): Importance & Features

Construction can be a difficult and dangerous job to complete. It requires the use of heavy, expensive equipment which should...
How to: Part 7: Business and Proposals

How to Build a Simulator – 7 – Business and Proposals

Throughout this “How to” series we have discussed the ins and outs of building simulators. From the lifecycle to the...
TEAM AVT AWARDED THE JOINT LIGHT TACTICAL VEHICLE (JLTV) HANDS ON TRAINER (HOT) DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT

TEAM AVT AWARDED THE JOINT LIGHT TACTICAL VEHICLE (JLTV) HANDS-ON TRAINER (HOT) DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT

Orlando, FL – July 21, 2020 — Team AVT, consisting of the Prime Contractor, AVT Simulation alongside subcontractors Industrial Smoke...
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How to Build a Simulator – 6 – Visual Systems

This post on fidelity is Part-6 of the “How To Build a Simulator” series. Previously published was the “How To”...
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How to Build a Simulator – 5 – Fidelity to Reality

This post on fidelity is Part-5 of the “How To Build a Simulator” series. Previously published was the “How To”...
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How to Build a Simulator – Part 4 – Elements

This post is Part-4 of the “How To Build a Simulator” series. Previously published was the “How To” intro, which...
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How to Build a Simulator – 3 – The Differences

This post is Part-3 of the “How To Build a Simulator” series. Previously published was the “How To” intro, which...
Simulators are the way of the future

Simulators are the Way of the Future

Our team members here at AVT Simulation are very knowledgeable in the field of simulation, we have given them the...
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How to Build a Simulator – 2 – Benefits of Simulation

This post is Part-2 of the “How To Build a Simulator” series. Previously published was the “How To” intro, which...
Magic Leap and AVT Simulation

Magic Leap and AVT

What is Magic Leap? Magic leap is a wearable spatial computer, that uses augmented and mixed reality to allow the...
The Life Cycle of a Simulator

How to Build a Simulator – 1 – Lifecycle of a Simulator

This post is Part-1 of the “How To Build a Simulator” series. Previously published was the “How To” intro, which...
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How to Build a Simulator Series

Intro to Simulators Ever wonder how to use extended reality technologies to integrate into simulators? Additionally, how sims are proposed,...
Simulation Industry in Orlando Florida

Simulation Industry in Orlando Florida – Central Florida Booms

Stand back Silicon Valley, Orlando is the new technological hub. Specifically regarding simulation, modeling, and training through new cutting edge...
The History and Build up of AR/VR/MR

The History of Artificial and Virtual Reality AR/VR

AR/VR/MR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwZSh2Fn52Q Virtual Reality is a widespread term that is often misused. This blog will address these errors and explain...
Kyle Crooks promoted to CEO of AVT Simulation by Robert Abascal

AVT SIMULATION’S ROBERT ABASCAL PROMOTES KYLE CROOKS TO CEO WHILE CONTINUING HIS FOCUS ON COMPANY STRATEGY

Orlando, FL –May 21, 2020 — AVT Simulation Founder, Robert Abascal has promoted Kyle Crooks from President and Chief Operations...
AVT Simulation wins USAF Air Force HCNAT heavies contract

AVT SIMULATION WINS MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR AWARD TO DESIGN AND PROTOTYPE HEAVIES COMMUNICATION/NAVIGATION AVIONICS TRAINERS (HCNATs)

Orlando, FL – April 24th, 2020 - AVT Simulation has been awarded a multi-million-dollar award through Trainer Development 2 IDIQ...
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Stigmas Towards Mental Health and AVT Simulation

Stigma is defined as a mark of disgrace associated with a specific person, quality, or circumstance. Generally, when someone thinks...
Team Microhealth with AVT Simulation win MSTC PDSS contract

TEAM MICROHEALTH INCLUDING MICROHEALTH, LLC, AND AVT SIMULATION HAS BEEN AWARDED THE MEDICAL SIMULATION TRAINING CENTER (MSTC) PROGRAM POST DEPLOYMENT SOFTWARE SUPPORT (PDSS) CONTRACT

Orlando, FL – April 24th, 2020 — The U.S. Army’s Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS)...
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Kevin Vizzarri of AVT Simulation Represents Small Business at U.S. Army War College

Our very own VP of BD, Kevin Vizzarri was the small business representative at the US Army War College 19th...
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AVT SIMULATION AWARDED $31 MILLION CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT VIRTUAL TRAINERS CONTRACT (CEVT)

Orlando, FL – January 30th, 2020— AVT Simulation in Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $31,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to design, develop,...
AVT Simulation New Building Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking Held for New AVT Simulation Home

AVT Simulation breaks ground on new 40,000 SF+ on January 29th, 2020 Rendering of the new 40,000 SF+ AVT Simulation...
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What is a Motion System?

The Motion Systems provides movement and forces on the vehicle operator to give feedback about how the vehicle is responding...
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What is a Visual System in Simulation?

What is a Visual System? A Visual System provides the Out-the-Window (OTW) visual scene for the simulated vehicle operator. How...
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How Can I Work at AVT Simulation?

Working at AVT Simulation Since the founding of the company in 1998, AVT has been a company that strives to...
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AVT SIMULATION AVCATT PROGRAM PASSES GOVERNMENT ACCEPTANCE TESTING (GAT) FOR APACHE AH-64E VERSION 4.0

AVT Simulation in Orlando, Florida, recently completed its Apache AH-64E Version 4.0 Government Acceptance Testing (GAT) event. Stakeholders from PEO...
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What Did AVT Simulation Do at I/ITSEC 2019?

What is I/ITSEC? The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world's largest modeling, simulation, and training event....
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AVT Simulation is Showing off at I/ITSEC 2019!

AVT Simulation is excited to be attending I/TSEC again this year! Can't wait to see you out there! AVT Simulation....
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AVT Simulation Salutes its Veterans

This Veterans Day weekend, AVT Simulation salutes and thank the brave men and women who have served in the armed...
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Simulation Industry in Orlando, FL

The Brief History of Simulation in Orlando Why is the main hub of simulation operations in Orlando, Florida? With the...
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AVT Simulation Under Contract for Apache Gunnery Trainer (AGT) for Fort Rucker

AVT SIMULATION UNDER CONTRACT FOR APACHE GUNNERY TRAINER (AGT) FOR FORT RUCKER AVT Simulation provides a tool for improved Lethality...
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Walt Chambers & Simulation

The History of Walt Chambers Since he entered the simulation and technology field in 1961, Walt Chambers has continuously pushed...
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How Simulation Changes Training

Simulation is a major part of everyday training in the military now, with the different kinds of simulators available; anything...
AVT UCF Partnership Simulation Courses

AVT Simulation Partnering with UCF Continued Education to Create Immersive Simulation Training Courses

Who we are: At AVT Simulation, it is our vision to provide training solutions that save real lives and achieve...
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AVT CEO Robert Abascal Finalist for 2019 MS&T Pioneer Award!

Robert Abascal, CEO and Founder of AVT Simulation, has been selected as a finalist in the Military Simulation and Training...
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AVT Simulation Receives Above and Beyond Award

The Department of Defense program for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) visited AVT Simulation today to...
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AVT Simulation Enjoys Some Island Time

AVT Simulation got to enjoy some time away from computers this past weekend. We adventured out to Wekiva Island to...
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AVT Simulation Training Center

The last 20 years have been an amazing couple of decades for the modeling and simulation community. The explosion of...
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AVT Simulation Training Center Supports NDIA First Coast Chapter Innovation Event in Jacksonville

The newest chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association, NDIA First Coast Chapter, hosted the Inaugural "Amazing Grace" Innovation Event...
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AVT Simulation is a Member of Team Apache!

AVT Simulation is proud to announce that we are officially a member of Team Apache! The Boeing Company selected us...
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Ringing in the New Year at AVT Simulation

As 2018 is coming to a close, we at #TeamAVTSim are reflecting on what an amazing year it has been. As a #smallbusiness,...
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Congrats to Bob Monette on being selected into AAAA Hall of Fame!

Congratulations to #TeamAVTSim's very own, CW4 (Ret) Bob Monette (seen here with AVT CEO Robert Abascal) on his selection to the...
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AVT Simulation participates in I/ITSEC 2018 AND launches New Training Center!

AVT Simulation recently participated in the 2018 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference in Orlando, FL. The conference was held...
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#TeamAVTSim attends Ruck Sack Race

#TeamAVTSim took part in the #CAM Ruck Sack Race Challenge hosted by Camaraderie Foundation. Some of our employees participated in...
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Happy Halloween from AVT Simulation!

This year at AVT Simulation our company held a pumpkin carving contest and a costume contest. Congrats to the winners!...
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AVT recognized as Top 5 minority owned business in Central Florida

TeamAVTSim is honored to be recognized as a top 5 minority-owned business in #CentralFlorida by the Orlando Business Journal. Our Founder and #CEO, Robert Abascal,...
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AVT Simulation Hosts Embry Riddle Cadets

Supporting the Army Aviation community is extremely important to everyone at AVT Simulation. Today our team was privileged to host...
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AVT Simulation supports STEM Education

Team AVTSim kicked off the day early this morning with the Florida High Tech Corridor Council and the#stemCONNECT program. We...
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Take Your Dog To Work!

Take Your Dog To Work! AVT prides itself on keeping first things first, which has always included family. This year,...
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AVT Named Top 5 Modeling, Simulation, & Training Company

AVT Simulation Is A Top MS&T Company! Today AVT Simulation was named on the Top Modeling, Simulation and Training Companies...
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Robert Abascal On Orlando Business Journal Technology Round Table

Orlando Business Journal Technology Round Table The Orlando Business Journal hosted its annual Technology Round Table on Monday with our...
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AVT President, Kyle Crooks, Live On 930AM “The Answer”!

AVT President, Kyle Crooks, Live On 930AM “The Answer” - “Military City USA Radio” AVT Simulation was proud to hear...

AVT Simulation Founder & CEO speaks at AAAA 2018

With the annual Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) golf tournament just around the corner on June 8th, we would...
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Fox News Visits AVT Simulation

Fox News AVT Simulation was very lucky to host the Fox News 13 crew from Tampa Florida. The Fox crew...
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AVT Simulation Honored as an Outstanding Veteran Employer

AVT Simulation is honored to have been recognized as an Outstanding Veteran Employer this year. Supporting the warfighter is our...
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AVT Simulation Awarded 5 Year Contract For CCTT PDSS

ORLANDO, FL (May 15, 2018) – The Army Contracting Command, Orlando, has awarded a contract to AVT Simulation (Applied Visual...
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Debbie Jozwiak wins Core Values award

Robert Abascal presents Debbie Jozwiak with the Core Values Award Since the founding of the company in 1998, AVT Simulation...
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AVT Simulation holds Fantasy Football competition for team-building

With AVT Simulation encompassing multiple buildings, departments, and programs that have employees spanned out across Orlando, FL, the idea to...
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AVT Celebrates the Holidays at Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show

Team AVT Simulation celebrates the success of 2017 at Sleuth's Mystery Dinner Show on International Drive here in Orlando, FL....
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AVT Simulation hosts I/ITSEC’s International Pavilion for the 5th year in a row

With 1771 international visitors from 51 countries across the globe displaying their latest technological advancements, the Interservice/ Industry Training, Simulation,...
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AVT Simulation completes ISO 9001:2015 Certification!

AVT Simulation's mission is providing cost-effective services and product solutions to those we serve and our Quality Management is a...
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Congrats to Jim Baka on Retirement!

Congratulations to Jim Baka on his well-earned retirement! Thank you for all your efforts, hard work, and dedication over the...
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AVT Simulation honored to host U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy & Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer Today

The team at AVT Simulation was honored to host  U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy & Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer today and give them a chance to...
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AVT Simulation Supports our Warfighters on a Local Level

Friday June 16th, 2017, AVT Simulation joined other leaders in the Department of Defense (DoD) industry at Falcon’s Fire golf...

WATS 2017- Kyle Crooks, President of AVT Simulation, on Collective Training

          On May 3rd 2017, the President of AVT Simulation, Kyle Crooks, attended the 20th World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow...
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AVT Delivers Enhancement Upgrades to NAWCTSD System

In August, AVT Simulation delivered enhancement upgrades to the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) visual/aero assessment system...
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AVT Simulation Delivers Apache Gaming Peripheral to Ft. Rucker

AVT Simulation delivered seven Apache Gaming Peripheral’s to the Directorate of Simulation in Fort Rucker, Alabama for use in their...
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AVT Simulation Named to Inc. 5000 for Fourth Time

Inc. magazine released its 34th annual Inc.5000 list highlighting the fastest growing, privately held companies in the nation marking AVT...
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AVT Simulation Appraised at Level 3 of CMMI

Orlando based modeling and simulation company, AVT Simulation, announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI...
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U.S. Army to Begin Fielding New Image Generator Software for its Close Combat Tactical Trainer (CCTT)

ORLANDO, FL (April 2, 2015)  The U.S. Army trains teams for a host of armored vehicles and mechanized units on...
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AVT Simulation Sports Heels to Support Harbor House of Central Florida

ORLANDO, FL (March 17, 2015) – For the second consecutive year, AVT Simulation participated in the Harbor House of Central...
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AVT Simulation Participates in I/ITSEC 2014

ORLANDO, FL (December 19, 2014) – AVT Simulation recently participated in the 2014 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference. Held...

AVT Simulation Expands Senior Leadership Team

  ORLANDO, FL (September 25, 2014) –Orlando based AVT Simulation is excited to welcome Torry Brennan to the AVT family...
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AVT Simulation Names New Vice President of Business Development

  ORLANDO, FL (September 15, 2014) – AVT Simulation is pleased to announce the appointment of 25 year US Army...
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AVT Simulation #1890 on Inc. 5000

ORLANDO, FL (August 28, 2014) – Inc. magazine released its 33rd annual Inc.5000 list highlighting the fastest growing, privately held...
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AVT Simulation Recognized an Ultimate Newcomer

ORLANDO, FL (August 28, 2014) – Last week, AVT Simulation was recognized at the Golden 100 Awards banquet sponsored by...
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AVT Simulation Recognized as a 2014 Fast50 Awards Recipient

ORLANDO, FL (July 17, 2014) – AVT Simulation was recently recognized at the Fast50 Awards banquet sponsored by Orlando Business...
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AVT Simulation Recognized as a 2014 SMART Awards Recipient

ORLANDO, FL- May 8, 2014 AVT Simulation was recognized as a recipient of the 2014 SMART Awards at the Orlando...
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AVT Simulation Employees Participate in the Annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work

ORLANDO, FL- April 24, 2014 AVT Simulation had plenty of little helpers in the office recently for the Annual Take...
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AVT Simulation Supports Central Florida Navy League in Annual Lone Sailor Run

ORLANDO, FL- April 7, 2014 Over the weekend, AVT Simulation participated in the Central Florida Navy League’s (CFNL) Annual Lone...