COMMON TRAINING INSTRUMENTATION ARCHITECTURE (CTIA)

PM TRADE

Mission

To provide a product line architecture that supports the development and evolution of Army live training instrumentation systems. CTIA provides integration and interoperability with legacy and emerging Army and joint architectures such as the Live, Virtual and Constructive-Integrated Training Environment (LVC-ITE).

Description

PM TRADE provides training capabilities with products composed of reusable and interoperable software components and services standardized by CTIA, the software architecture defined by the Army’s Live Training Transformation (LT2) product line. For more than a decade, CTIA has enabled the LT2 product line to achieve more than $700 million in cost avoidance. CTIA and its assets are Army-owned. CTIA-based systems are fielded at the Army’s Combat Training Centers (CTC), home stations and over 200 live training ranges.

System Interdependencies

With Other Products Listed in this Publication

  • LT2-Family of Training Systems (FTS) Initial Capabilities Document programs
  • LVC-ITE programs

Program Status

  • November 2014: Release CTIA 4.2 to the CTC Range Control System program;
    first version incorporating Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) methodology
  • February 2015: Awarded Consolidated Product-line Management Ne

Projected Activities

Foreign Military Sales

None

Contractors

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems (Orlando, FL)