ETS News featured the following article in their Winter 2001-2002 Issue describing the differences between commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products and cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) development.
COTS versus CPFF
Which offers the best value – COTS or CPFF? ETS News (Winter 2001-2002) looks at the pros and cons of these purchasing systems.
In an effort to save dollars, many U.S. Department of Defense policy-makers are promoting the use of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products in lieu of customised, cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) development. Theoretically COTS ...
FLAMES Version 4.4 Features Powerful Checkpoint/Restart Option
Huntsville, AL – September 27, 2001 – Ternion Corporation today announced the general release of FLAMES Version 4.4. FLAMES, Ternion’s FLexible Analysis and Mission Effectiveness System, is the only commercially available, open architecture simulation framework that addresses all aspects of behavioral simulation development and use.
The 4.4 release adds an extremely powerful option to FIRE, the scenario execution application of FLAMES. This option, the Checkpoint/Restart Option, collects all of the data values of an executing ...
FLAMES Version 4.3 Offers Enhanced Speed and Flexibility for FLAMES Users
Huntsville, AL – June 29, 2001 – Ternion Corporation today announced the general release of FLAMES Version 4.3. This release is representative of Ternion Corporation’s commitment to excellence in providing commercially available, computer-based simulation products and services.
A new pricing structure for many of the FLAMES runtime products was also unveiled, with Ternion decreasing the price of many of the FLAMES runtime products. By providing users with runtime licenses for roughly ...
FLAMES Version 4.2 Supports High Level Architecture (HLA)
Huntsville, AL – April 12, 2001 – Ternion is pleased to announce the release version 4.2 of FLAMES.
By far the most important enhancement in version 4.2 is the addition of a new option, the FLAMES High Level Architecture (HLA) Option. With the HLA Option, you can:
- Add HLA-compatibility to any FLAMES-based simulation
- Build scenarios and execute them as a part of an HLA federation
- Use the example software bundled with ...
Huntsville, AL – June 8, 2000 – FLAMES® version 4.1 has been released. Customers with active software maintenance will receive this major new release automatically.
While some of the enhancements embodied in version 4.1 are immediately obvious, many of the most exciting enhancements were made “under the hood”. These changes will make FLAMES more capable and more reliable than ever, lay the foundation for the enhancements planned for future versions, and continue to increase the distinction between FLAMES and competing products. ...