Crew Training International was recently awarded a near $17,000,000 contract to provide Contract Aircrew Training and Courseware Development for the United States Air Force Fighter Weapons School, part of the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada. This contract will be effective for one year with a total of four one-year extension options.
The 57th Wing is the largest composite wing in the United States Air Force. It provides advanced aerospace training to world-wide combat air forces and showcases aerospace power to the world while simultaneously overseeing the dynamic and challenging flying operations at Nellis Air Force base. Comprising 17 squadrons, the USAF Weapons School teaches graduate level instructor courses, providing the world’s most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment to officers of the combat air forces and mobility air forces. Every six months, the school produces approximately 80 graduates who are expert instructors on weapons, weapons systems, and air and space integration. The school also produces the Weapons Review magazine, the Combat Air Force’s (CAF) premier professional tactics publication.
“Acquisition of this contract represents an affirmation of the excellent reputation CTI has in the training services industry,” said Jack Holt, CEO of Crew Training International. “We will be providing graduate level instructional and courseware support to the premier advanced air weapons and tactics school on the planet.”
Beginning on December 1, CTI will conduct academic and training instruction in support of formal course syllabi, training plans, and event lesson plans to formal course students at the Weapons School. CTI will also produce, update, and revise courseware to support academic and training device instruction and flight phases of the training system covered under the contract.