BGI Awarded F-16 Weapons System Simulation Training & Support Contract

1/7/16 3:24 PM


On 23 December 2015, BGI, LLC (BGI) was awarded a contract to provide Air National Guard F-16 Weapons System Simulation Training & Support (WSST&S) services at the 149th Fighter Wing, Lackland AFB (Kelly Annex), Texas and 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson International Airport, Arizona.  The base year contract is valued at $5,729,040 and total value including all options is $30,268,624.  This contract will be effective for one year with a total of four one-year options, and a further option to extend services for six months. 


The purpose of the F-16 WSST&S contract is to provide domestic and international combat capable aircrews to the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and allied partner nations that operate the F-16 aircraft.  BGI, along with Veteran-Owned small business subcontractor Cobalt Technical Solutions, LLC will provide all equipment, personnel, supplies and services necessary to perform tasks under this contract, which include F-16 academic and aircrew training device instruction/console operations, comprehensive Courseware Development (CWD), and training support such as scheduling, registrar and learning center management.     


“BGI has a deep history of support for F-16 training systems dating back to the company’s start in 1994, so we are excited about this opportunity to take on such an important training responsibility,” said company President Dave Devol.  BGI is a Veteran-Owned small business with over 200 employees, headquartered in Akron, Ohio.  For more information, visit our website at