ETC Simulation Awarded Contract by East Central Florida Regional Planning Council to Provide ADMS On-Site Training

2013-02-25 20:00:34 -


SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., USA, February 25, 2013 - Environmental Tectonics Corporation's
("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL,
has been
awarded a contract to provide on-site training services to the East Central
Florida Regional Planning Council (ECFRPC). The training will be conducted at
Daytona Beach International Airport and will be held in preparation for their
FAA-mandated tri-annual drill. ETC Simulation will provide their Advanced
Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS) team training system, along with exercise
control and facilitation staff.

"Airports certified under 14 CFR part 139 are required to complete a full-scale
exercise every three years, and it is vital in preparing responders for an
actual emergency situation," said Tim Kitchen, Manager of Emergency Preparedness
with the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council. "To enhance
capabilities for the tri-annual event, Volusia County identified an opportunity
to utilize the ADMS system to provide responders a chance to practice and train
on current response procedures. The system allows for us to cover a much larger
audience base, including multiple agencies and shifts. If we did live training
to prepare for our tri-annual, it would be incredibly costly in terms of money
and resources. ADMS helps us prepare with the scenarios we need while offering
cost savings, time savings, and reduced environmental impact."

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandates that airports complete this
exercise once every three years. The drill involves a full-scale training
scenario. It is used to practice procedures for incident command, first
responders, communications and other supporting departments, and to identify
areas of improvement. The exercise will be conducted in compliance with the
requirements of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
Volusia County officials will be on hand to ensure the proper execution of the
exercise and to provide a thorough after action review. Participants will
include representatives from the Volusia County Division of Emergency
Management, Daytona Beach International Airport Operations Division, as well as
fire departments, HazMat teams, communications, and emergency medical personnel
from Daytona Beach International Airport and the surrounding area.

About ADMS

ADMS(TM) is a high-fidelity Virtual Reality Simulation Training Platform that
comprises multiple products including Incident Command training from technical
to strategic level (ADMS-Command), emergency response and force protection
specific to a military environment (ADMS-Airbase), driver training and vehicle
operation (ADMS-ARFF and ADMS-Drive) and multiple level police coordination for
crowd management and riot control (ADMS-Control).  ETC's signature True
Simulation Technology blends physics-based simulation, embedded artificial
intelligence, accurate animations, photo-realistic graphics, ambient sounds,
vehicle controls, and motion platforms to totally immerse trainees in the
exercise.  ADMS enables first responders and emergency managers to prepare at
all levels of response in a safe, economical and environmentally-conscious

About ETC Simulation

ETC Simulation (, located in Orlando, FL, specializes in
virtual reality emergency response and disaster management training systems.
Their hallmark product, ADMS(TM), is a proven tool for training emergency
management personnel at all levels, with more than one million successful
training hours completed globally.

About ETC

ETC (OTCQB: ETCC) designs, manufactures and sells software driven products and
services used to recreate and monitor the physiological effects of motion on
humans and equipment and to control, modify, simulate and measure environmental
conditions.  These products include aircrew training systems (aeromedical,
tactical combat and general), disaster management systems, sterilizers (steam
and gas), environmental testing products and hyperbaric chambers and other
products and services that involve similar manufacturing techniques and
engineering technologies.  ETC's unique ability to offer complete systems,
designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its
competition. ETC is headquartered in Southampton, PA.  For more information
about ETC, visit

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