HERNDON, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) successfully delivered a major Graduate Training Integration Management System (GTIMS) update to the Air Mobility Command (AMC) at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. This effort enables AMC personnel to expand their use of GTIMS from the current four locations to more than 70 future locations worldwide.
"GTIMS offers a centralized approach that reduces the U.S. government's overall operation and maintenance costs," said Greg Schmidt, vice president and general manager, Mission Solutions and Readiness division, Northrop Grumman Technical Services. "The delivery of this system is a great example of what can be achieved when industry partners with our customers to create innovative and affordable solutions."
GTIMS is a Department of Defense product, managed by the AETC, with maintenance and modernization provided by Northrop Grumman. GTIMS optimizes and manages all aspects of aviation operations and training, including: personnel, resources, planning, schedules, standards and evaluation, flight records and reporting. GTIMS reduces operational expenditures with a standardized system that generates savings in personnel and travel costs for inspections and audits. In addition, it requires fewer personnel to manage operations, training, scheduling and records management.
"GTIMS is rapidly evolving to meet current needs and future customer requirements," said Masoud Rasti, AETC's GTIMS program manager. "This system will enhance the Air Mobility Command's mission by allowing a more focused use of their time and resources."
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