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Evans & Sutherland's, (E&S(R)) (Nasdaq: ESCC ESCC Eastern Shore Community College
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), Ensemble(TM) PC-based image visual system marked a key milestone last week with the successful completion of acceptance testing (programming) acceptance testing - Formal testing conducted to determine whether a system satisfies its acceptance criteria and thus whether the customer should accept the system.  for the Bradley Advanced Training System (BATS), the company announced today.

The Ensemble systems were ordered for the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command The U.S. Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), formally known as Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, (TACOM), headquartered in Warren, MI, is part of AMC, the U.S. Army Materiel Command.  in Warren, Mich., through a subcontract sub·con·tract  
A contract that assigns some of the obligations of a prior contract to another party.

intr. & tr.v. sub·con·tract·ed, sub·con·tract·ing, sub·con·tracts
 with United Defense LP of Santa Clara Santa Clara, city, Cuba
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, Calif. E&S is under contract for 13 Ensemble systems to support BATS maneuver and gunnery training systems.

The BATS Ensemble systems run databases that were developed for the E&S ESIG ESIG European Solvents Industry Group
ESIG Environmental and Societal Impacts Group (US National Center for Atmospheric Research)
ESIG Electronic Signature
ESIG Ecole Supérieure d'Informatique de Gestion
(R) image generators currently in operation on the U.S. Army's Close Combat Tactical Trainer (CCTT CCTT Close Combat Tactical Trainer (US Army)
CCTT Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
CCTT Covert Channel Tunneling Tool
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) Program and emulates the ESIG host computer interface.

This host and database compatibility and interoperability The capability of two or more hardware devices or two or more software routines to work harmoniously together. For example, in an Ethernet network, display adapters, hubs, switches and routers from different vendors must conform to the Ethernet standard and interoperate with each other.  with the CCTT program enhances the Army's investment in database creation and will allow a smooth and cost-effective transition to Ensemble for the next-generation CCTT systems.

"The completion of final acceptance testing represents a significant accomplishment for both E&S and the U.S. Army," said David Figgins, E&S Simulation Group vice president.

"Successfully completing acceptance testing demonstrates that Ensemble provides outstanding performance and reliability for ground warfare applications. Furthermore, the compatibility and interoperability of the ESIG and Ensemble systems will enable the Army to maximize the value of its investment in both hardware and software."

About Ensemble

Ensemble is the first complete, PC-based image generation system. A turnkey hardware and software system, Ensemble represents a significant advancement in visual systems for simulation, providing true, realistic simulation on a PC platform.

About Evans & Sutherland

Evans & Sutherland produces hardware and software to create highly realistic 3D images. E&S business units deliver high-quality visual systems for simulation and training in defense and commercial applications, digital theaters, and related applications throughout the world. Visit the E&S Web site at

E&S, Ensemble, and ESIG are trademarks or registered trademarks of Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp., Salt Lake City. All other trade names or marks are the properties of their respective owners.
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Date:Jul 2, 2001
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