STE CFT Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team
WHO WE ARE
Located in Orlando, Florida, the Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team’s mission is to rapidly expand the Army’s synthetic training environment and increase distribution of simulations capabilities down to the company level. The STE will enable tough, iterative, dynamic and realistic multi-echelon combined arms maneuver, mission rehearsal and mission command collective training in support of multi-domain operations. STE CFT will deliver collective training, accessible at the point of need, to support operational, self-development and institutional training for Soldiers. The STE will provide complex operational environment representations anytime and anywhere in the world. The CFT will allow the units the repetitions necessary to accelerate individual skill and unit task proficiency for achieving and sustaining readiness.
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MG Maria R. Gervais
Director, Syntetic Training Environment CFT
Maria R. Gervais
Director, Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team
Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais is the director of the Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team, Orlando, Florida. The STE is charged with rapidly expanding the Army’s synthetic training capability to the point of need, which will enable units located anywhere in the world to train seamlessly together in an integrated live, virtual and constructive environment.
Commissioned in 1987, Maria was a distinguished military graduate of the Lander College Reserve Officer Training Corps program in Greenwood, South Carolina, and was assigned to the Chemical Corps. She has commanded at every level, and in her most recent assignment served as deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center-Training. As the DCG of CAC-T, she was charged with developing collective training requirements and solutions, fielding training systems, delivering leader training, and sustaining training capabilities for the Army. She has a Master of Military Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, a Master of Arts degree in human resources from Webster University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Lander College.
TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION FACILITY (TIF)
The TIF serves as a place for vendors to bring promising technology, allows us to provide feedback, and helps us quickly adopt and integrate capabilities that meet Synthetic Training Environment requirements. The TIF also guides future deployment of technologies by facilitating rigorous user testing and demonstration to provide feedback to engineers and leaders throughout the acquisition process.
We invite you to submit your ideas, software designs, and hardware designs for testing in the TIF and potential partnership with the Army to accomplish the Synthetic Training mission!
HOW TO WORK WITH US
The STE CFT is partnering with the Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) to uncover even more ideas and capabilities from across the country. If you have a solution that you think STE could use – or you want to show us what you’ve got – we’d love to learn more. Get started by sharing your idea using AAL’s concept submission portal. From there, a member of our technical team will review your submission and follow up with next steps.
SHARE YOUR IDEAS WITH US USING THE
ARMY APPLICATIONS LABORATORY