ABSI Rounds out Test and Evaluation Team with Astronaut Ken Cameron

ABSI Aerospace and Defense is pleased to announce the addition of former Space Shuttle Commander and Marine Corps veteran, Col. Ken Cameron (USMC ret), to the company as Senior Test Pilot. In this senior role, Mr. Cameron will expand ABSI’s test and evaluation capabilities across manned and unmanned platforms. The T&E team at ABSI works with clients in the areas of platform development, requirements definition, and airworthiness/safety. These individuals hold current flight qualifications, security clearances, and have experience piloting a wide variety of aircraft. “Ken has decades of applicable experience to lend to…

ABSI Launches SecondSky: An Innovative Training and Prototyping Environment for UAS Applications

ABSI Aerospace and Defense is pleased to announce SecondSky, an integrated virtual training environment that incorporates live air traffic controllers, realistic airspace management, and high-fidelity virtual UAS models utilizing X-Plane technology. ABSI’s SecondSky will open the aperture for companies seeking to explore new Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) for existing air vehicles, investigate airspace integration in congested air traffic environments, and build novel training scenarios for operators, incorporating real-time air traffic controllers via live communications. “ABSI SecondSky is an immersive virtual aircraft and system simulation environment, highly tailorable to a client’s specific needs and…

ABSI Wins Contract for Support Services to Director, Capabilities Development Directorate (CDD)

ABSI Defense is pleased to be part of the winning team awarded a contract to provide support to the Director, Capabilities Development Directorate (CDD), Deputy Commandant Combat Development and Integration (DC CD&I). ABSI Defense was teamed with Atkinson Aeronautics & Technology. In support of this contract, ABSI will assist with the development of comprehensive Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) documents and analysis of existing capabilities to define capability gaps, capability needs, and approaches within specified functional or operational areas. This effort will support requirements to provide assessment components (Capability Analysis, Gap…

ABSI Defense Hires Lt. Col. (ret) Cody “Mo” Allee as Chief Technology Officer

We are pleased to announce the addition of Marine Corps veteran, Mr. Cody Allee, to the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this leadership role, Cody will expand ABSI’s unmanned systems capabilities while working with partner organizations to identify new opportunities to leverage the use of autonomy in both complex DoD and commercial applications. “We are really excited about adding Cody to the team. He brings a wealth of experience in unmanned systems, as well as flight test and evaluation, and technology planning, that fits perfectly with our current and planned strategies.” ABSI…

ABSI Defense Brings Seasoned Defense Industry Vet on Board to Serve as Regional Director, DC Capital Region

ABSI Defense is pleased to announce the addition of Marine Corps veteran, Mr. Vince Martinez, to the company as Regional Director for Defense Services for the District of Columbia (DC), National Capital Region. In his new leadership role, Mr. Martinez will lead members of the growing ABSI team across multiple opportunities and contracts in the region, and will also support analysis of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) requirements for one of the company’s Department of Defense (DoD) customers. “Vince will make a great impact on the ABSI team and customer base,” ABSI Defense Chief Executive…