MARCH 1, 2018 (Huntsville, Ala.) ECS opened its Huntsville, Ala., office in Cummings Research Park in late 2017, with a focus on Aerospace programs and offering cost-effective, quality products and services. The office will support the military and other clients with engineering services, software development, 3D visualization, augmented reality/virtual reality, advanced learning technologies and subject matter expertise.

The 20-year old company, headquartered in Orlando, Fla., provides customized training solutions in more than 40 locations in the U.S. and oversees, providing support services that improve warfighter performance for all branches of the U.S. military. ECS was awarded its first Huntsville contract in September 2017 to develop training for PEO Aviation, PM Cargo CH-47F aircraft modernization updates.

Over the next months as ECS is awarded new contracts, the company plans to add an additional 30 team members to the Huntsville location.

Beth Kramer, Director of Huntsville Operations, said: “We believe it is important that our team of engineers and instructional designers are centrally located near our clients.”

ECS celebrates its grand opening in Huntsville on March 1, with a reception that includes local dignitaries in the military, business and government.

Waymon Armstrong, CEO of ECS, said: “We’re excited about being part of the Huntsville community and supporting the great work being done here. It’s great to continue to grow our long history of aviation support which began over twenty years ago. We’ve looked at the Huntsville area for quite a while because it fits our services and experience so well. We look forward to growing here and contributing to this vibrant community.”

About ECS

ECS is an award-winning global services and solutions company that is headquartered in Central Florida, the nation’s hub for modeling, simulation and technology (MS&T), with a second office in Huntsville, Alabama.

ECS specializes in training, technology, and consulting services across a wide range of technology platforms that support aviation, aerospace, healthcare, and other industries. Its diverse portfolio includes 2D and 3D visualization as well as augmented, virtual, and mixed reality to produce immersive and relevant advanced learning technologies and services for both government and commercial clients. The ECS services, support, and staff augmentation teams place experienced and relevant personnel, including instructors, operators, and staff, with the joint military services throughout the U.S. and internationally.