NCS News Desk

Grand View Research, Inc.: Flight Simulators Market Size Worth $6.4 Billion By 2027

Posted on April 8, 2020 in General News,

The global flight simulator market size is expected to reach USD 6.4 billion by 2027, expanding at a revenue-based CAGR of 4.2%, according to a study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing adoption of Full Flight Simulator (FFS) owing to high fidelity and reliability is expected to provide adequate growth prospects over the coming […]

Save Your Business – Flatten The (Health Insurance) Curve

Posted on March 27, 2020 in Uncategorized,

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “While flattening the curve of COVID-19 infections will save lives, flattening the inflationary curve of employer-sponsored health plans will save businesses.  Luckily, both are possible,” reports Donovan Pyle, CEO of Health Compass Consulting.—flatten-the-health-insurance-curve-301029486.html

‘Space Force’ name changed postponed for Patrick AFB, Cape Canaveral

Posted on March 25, 2020 in Uncategorized,

Amid the coronavirus outbreak that has infected over 390,000 people worldwide, Space Force officials have delayed renaming Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to “Patrick Space Force Base” and “Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.” See more at this link:

See What Defense Leaders are Saying – Local defense sector insulated from virus — but contract slowdowns a concern

Posted on March 20, 2020 in Uncategorized,

Central Florida’s defense sector is moving along as Department of Defense money keeps coming in and telework proves to not be a problem for the software-heavy industry, National Center for Simulation President George Cheros told Orlando Business Journal. “We’re lucky we’re tech-based.”

Defense Innovation Unit to Sponsor Computer Vision Prize Challenge (NDIA & DUI)

Posted on March 16, 2020 in Uncategorized,

The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit is preparing to launch another industry competition to boost computer vision technology that could aid disaster relief efforts, a top official said March 11.

I/ITSEC Scholarships Announced: 2020 RADM Fred Lewis Postgraduate Scholarship & Leonard P. Gollobin Graduate Scholarship.

Posted on March 16, 2020 in Uncategorized,

All pertinent application information can be found at

Navy Vows Better Outreach for Trainer Development (NTSA – By Stew Magnuson and Mandy Mayfield)

Posted on March 8, 2020 in Uncategorized,

“We are open to having [companies] come in separately and brief us and talk to us about their capabilities. And if those capabilities match up with where we are going with our requirements, then we can refer them to whatever [acquisition] method we are using.”

Air Force Magazine: Elon Musk: ‘The Fighter Jet Era Has Passed'

Posted on March 2, 2020 in Event News,

ORLANDO, Fla.—Step aside, fighter jets: Autonomous drones and manned spaceflight are the future of military aerospace, SpaceX founder Elon Musk said at AFA’s Air Warfare Symposium here Feb. 28.

Dawson Joins NCS Press Release

Posted on February 26, 2020 in Uncategorized,

Welcome Aboard Dawson!

Industry Vectors in AI, XR, 5G & More

Posted on February 25, 2020 in Uncategorized,

New article from MS&T Magazine (Amy Fawkes) Industry Vectors in AI, XR, 5G & More  

Simulation Industry Opens New Vista for Training Tomorrow’s Workforce

Posted on February 21, 2020 in Uncategorized,

Recent article on the state of the MS&T cummunity in Central Florida by the Orlando Economic Partnership.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Chooses Orlando, Florida, for Global Headquarters

Posted on February 20, 2020 in Uncategorized,

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation signed a contract with an affiliate of Unicorp National Developments, Inc. to develop its new global corporate headquarters in Orlando, Florida. The nearly 300,000 square foot, nine story, state-of-the-art building will be located within the proposed new City Center at O-Town West project developed by Unicorp National Developments, Inc. fronting Interstate […]


Posted on February 16, 2020 in Uncategorized,

“The main reason we started this program is UCF’s unique location,” said Gou. “Our space program should be up to par for the Space Coast given our opportunities to collaborate with lead organizations in the industry, such as Lockheed Martin, Siemens and Northrop Grumman.”

Virtual, Augmented Reality Are Moving Warfighting Forward (Ms. Katie Lange)

Posted on February 15, 2020 in Uncategorized,

The landscape of warfare is changing faster than ever before. To keep pace, we sometimes have to let go of what worked for us in the past to move forward.