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 instructors to train U.S. Army warrant officers in topics associated with tactical military briefings, aviation resource management, SOP development, accident prevention, pre-accident plan development, aircrew training program development, flight and training records, launch/recovery site survey selection, UAS concept of operations, UAS coordination in the tactical operations center, UAS planning considerations, frequency management, high intensity radar transmission area, UAS role in collection management, UAS role in the military decision making process, UAS role in the targeting process, aviation mission planning software, air tasking order/airspace coordination order/special instructions, composite risk management, mission approval authority process, UAS airspace coordination, end of mission reporting, symbology overview, UAS accident reporting, and reconnaissance surveillance and target acquisition.
Have previously held the MOS 150U.
Fundamentals in management of a UAS unit standardization program.
Capabilities and limitations of Army UAS Systems and their payloads.
Fundamentals of UAS Missions with emphasis on teaming of MUM-T missions; route, zone, and area reconnaissance; aerial surveillance; security operations; attack operations, and other UAS missions.
Fundamentals of laser safety, different types of lasers on UAS payloads, employment, capabilities, and effective utilization of lasers during UAS missions.
Identify the requirements and limitations outlined in the UAS flight regulations and the UAS Commanders guide and Aircrew Training Manual (ATM).
Evaluate a UAS Standing Operating Procedures (SOP) for effective writing and compliance with Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization (DES) guidelines.
Fundamentals of management of the policies and procedures for a UAS unit safety program.
Characteristics and limitations of Intelligence and Intelligence products, to include the targeting process, target intelligence, target development, target types, and combat assessment.
Fundamentals of the UAS mission planning and operation. Aspects included: prepare and present an Air Mission Briefing (AMB); how to implement Airspace Command and Control (AC2) measures; how to integrate UAS into joint fires; the use of the Aviation Mission Planning System (AMPS); how to manage a UAS gunnery program; and how to integrate UAS support into operations.
Fundamentals of UAS Employment. Real-world, scenario-driven, high-intensity simulated exercise.
Fundamental of UAS Mission Coordinator and Liaison Officer.
IAW AR 95-23, TC 3-04.61, TC 3-04.63, and TC 3-04.45 preparatory to system specific training in the operation of Shadow 200 and Gray Eagle UAS’s.
Have previously held the MOS 150U with a rank of CW2 or higher and a minimum of 4 years operational experience in a UAS field.
Shadow 200 (RQ-7B) or Gray Eagle (MQ-1C) experience preferred.