Rockwell Collins and Bluedrop Training and Simulation Inc. Sign Teaming Agreement to Provide Joint Simulation and Training Solutions

Rockwell Collins and Bluedrop Training and Simulation Inc. (BTSI) have signed a teaming agreement that will allow the companies to jointly bid and provide integrated solutions for military customers. The two companies have complementary Intellectual Property and technologies that will create more cohesive solutions that utilize real-time simulation devices and learning technologies.

“As a result of this agreement, customers will now receive a complete training solution from one resource. Together we’ll cover the full spectrum — from requirements analysis through instructional execution all on a common software architecture,” said Nick Gibbs, vice president and general manager of Simulation & Training Solutions for Rockwell Collins.

The agreement sets the framework for exploring various business opportunities between the companies.

“The blending of our intellectual property and sharing of key technologies will allow for very cost-effective solutions and an expanded capability worldwide for each company,” said Jean-Claude Siew, vice president of Technology & Simulation for BTSI.

This teaming agreement will allow for competitive bidding on a number of Canadian, United States and International contracts that are looking for turn-key, innovative training solutions. Work will be performed in Canada by BTSI at its plant in Halifax, and by Rockwell Collins Canada in Ottawa; and in the United States at Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions facilities in Sterling, Virginia; Binghamton, New York; Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Salt Lake City, Utah.