This contract provides non-personal services for UAS instruction, maintenance, logistics support, prescribed load list (PLL), flight line operations support, and Information Technology (IT) network support, for UAS training conducted at Ft. Huachuca, Arizona by the 2nd Battalion, 13th (2/13th) Aviation Regiment, 1st Aviation Brigade, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE), Ft. Rucker, Alabama. Training will be presented to Military Occupational Specialty Transition and entry-level US Army Soldiers who will be learning to operate and/or maintain the Shadow 200 and Gray Eagle UAS utilizing simulation systems in a classroom environment in addition to actual flight operations. We will provide services for the 2/13th USAACE Requiring Activities (RA) in support of their overarching training and training support missions. Training Instructors provide performance-oriented training using the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) approved Programs of Instruction (POI). Training can be classroom training, hands-on/practical exercise performance-oriented training, simulation/virtual training, and/or field exercise training.
Provide Standardization Instructor Operators to train personnel in the skills necessary to be an effective Unit Instructor Operator for Shadow 200 and Gray Eagle UAS. Requirments include:
All Academic/Oral Evaluation topics outlined in Chapter 3 of the TC 3-04.61 and TC 3-04.63 preparatory to system specific training in the operation of Shadow 200 and Gray Eagle UASs.
Assessment and evaluation techniques as described in FAA-H-8083-9A Aviation Instructor's Handbook.
System qualification in either Shadow 200 TUAS version 1 (V1) or version 2 (V2) or system qualification in Gray Eagle MQ-1C UAS on software version 4.3.3 (UGCS) or later.
Must have at least 200 flight hours and 4 years' experience on Shadow 200 and/or Gray Eagle UAS.
As part of the Aircrew Training Program (see TC 3-04.61/63):
Instructor must be able to obtain and maintain a flight physical per AR 95-20
Completion of Instructor Operator Course (Government provided).
Completion of Method of Instruction (MOI) requirements (Government provided).
Preform duties as Standardization Operator (SO)
Maintain Currency requirements and Flight Hour Minimums