US: Battelle and Geographic Information Systems (GISi) have been awarded a contract for the development and sustainment of the US military's range managers tool kit (RMTK). The contract awarded by the US Marine Corps Training and Education Command (TECOM)
Dave Barile, Project Manager, Battelle National Security, believes that Battelle and GISi provide a unique combination of geographic information systems expertise, systems and software engineering, and a thorough understanding of aircraft and weapon characteristics, that combine with military training experience. RMTK is a suite of tools and a software application designed to help military personnel conduct rigorous and frequent training exercises.
Currently used by military training managers, RMTK is a suite of tools and a software application designed to help military personnel conduct rigorous and frequent training exercises. It enables operators to train for the employment of direct and indirect-fire weapons systems such as machine guns, field artillery and mortars, in addition to dropping bombs or shooting guns, rockets and missiles from aircraft and helicopters.