Eurosatory will open in 10 days and we would be delighted to see you there:
On our booth, #F82 – Hall 5:
– Presentation of the new features
– SWORD and DirectCGF interoperability demonstration
with our partner Diginext
– a cocktail to celebrate MASA’s 20th anniversary
on June 14th at 3:30 pm
And on the French MoD’s booth, #F277 – Hall 5:
– Presentation of the VULCAIN demonstration
as well as MASA’s R&D projects
ACKSIS and TACTIC
– SICOMORES – Information operations simulation
on June 15th at 10:00 am
DGA-RAPID, conference room 8
What is Eurosatory ?
Eurosatory is the largest exhibition of Land and Air-Land Defence and Security in the world. It will take place in the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre from June 13th to 17th. Learn more about Eurosatory
Bangladesh became, in early 2015, the third Asia Pacific country to select MASA Group’s world leading wargame solution with automated forces, SWORD. Less than 13 months after the initial contract signature, MASA has delivered a completely customized constructive simulation training solution to fulfil the needs of the Bangladesh Army Training and Doctrine Command (ARTDOC).
Just thirteen months after contract award, MASA has delivered a completely customized version of its wargame with automated forces, SWORD, to the Bangladesh ARTDOC, in order to equip its Computerized War-Game Center (CWGC). The simulation has been adapted to reflect specific requirements including the Army’s doctrine, equipment and supplies as well as its operational terrain.
The ARTDOC has chosen to employ SWORD for command post training from Battalion to Division level. The software enables the Army to immerse its training audience in different types of military and civil emergency scenarios. SWORD can simulate and control tens of thousands of soldiers and units.
MASA would like to thank all the visitors that came to our booth at ITEC: it was a pleasure to exhibit there and see how interested by our solutions everyone was!
As MASA’s last User Group meeting in Saumur proved in March, the key to developing world beating training technologies is to cultivate a close and active relationship with your customers. This conduit provides the feedback loop that is vital to continually enhance products and keep them on the leading edge of training technology.
With MASA SWORD now in service in nearly 20 countries, this feedback loop is significant and goes to show why the SWORD constructive training wargame solution continues to be the solution of choice for so many armies and government organizations around the world.
“Customer feedback is so important for us and assists us in designing updates for the product,” explains Enrico Raue, New Markets Development & Sales Manager at MASA. “We always keep the communication channels open through our regional sales managers and field service engineers. It’s part of our culture as a company to listen very closely to our customers.”
At ITEC 2016 and Eurosatory 2016, MASA will be showcasing its latest iteration of SWORD, version 6.5.
This version of SWORD has improvements in the exercise ‘timeline’ application making it possible to make modifications to a created exercise plan in real-time while the simulation exercise is being executed.
MASA presents the fourth issue of its semestrial newsletter: INTELLIGENCE
In this edition, you will learn more on the NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence and its recent acquisition of SWORD, thanks to an interview with its Director, discover the latest capabilities and features of SWORD v6.5 and learn more on MASA’s first SWORD User Group meeting.
MASA Newsletter – Summer 2016
MASA will take part in ITEC in London in booth #F130.
Here is what to expect there:
Come to booth #F130 to discover the latest features of our
state-of-the-art products SWORD, LIFE and SYNERGY
For the first time, MASA will also be conducting joint demonstrations with major partners, including RUAG, Diginext and 4C Strategies
on Wednesday, May 18th at 4:00pm
The NATO Crisis Management & Disaster Response Center of Excellence (CMDR CoE) testimonial “Modeling and Simulation Tools in Support of CMDR CoE Mission”
by Col. Vassil Roussinov, BGR-A, Director of the NATO CMDR COE and
Col. Orlin Nikolov, Chief Capabilities Branch at NATO CMDR CoE
Followed by a
COCKTAIL at 5:00pm
sponsored by our partner RUAG
For all inquiries or meeting requests, please contact:
Amandine PINGET : email@example.com
Mobile : +33 6 47 60 75 46
MASA Group announced today that David Chouraqui, currently Vice-President of TALIS Group (a majority shareholder of MASA), will be appointed as the company’s new Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, as Juan-Pablo Torres-Padilla steps down from the position. David has been a member of the company’s Board of Directors for more than a year and he has already been involved in defining MASA’s strategic long-term objectives. His appointment will be effective from the next Board meeting, to be held on May 3, 2016.
Educated at Sciences Politiques and the ESCP business school in Paris, Chouraqui started his career at the strategic advisory firm Bossard Consultants. He later moved to Capgemini before becoming an associate at Kea & Partners in 2003, specializing in competitiveness programs, sales performance and customer relations. In 2007, Chouraqui moved to Essilor as Director of E-business, and later became the Chief Information Officer of its European subsidiaries until 2010, when he moved to TALIS to oversee the general management of several of its portfolio companies.
“I am honored to join MASA at such an exciting time. Juan-Pablo has led MASA’s teams to transform the company from a software services provider operating only in the French market, to a global software editor with users in nearly 20 countries. MASA is now renowned for its expertise in Artificial Intelligence-based training and simulation technology for the defense and civil security industries. Under Juan-Pablo’s leadership the company has developed strong relationships with its international customer base, fostering a trusted environment according to MASA’s long-term partnerships philosophy”, said Chouraqui. “My aim is to continue to cultivate these long-term partnerships while expanding into new markets. MASA’s many strengths in product excellence, customer proximity, reactivity and commitment will ensure we continue to deliver the best value to our clients”.
Today, MASA’s Twitter account reached 400 followers! Thank you for your support!
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MASA Group has concluded its second SWORD User Group Meeting that this year was held at the French Army Military School in Saumur (Les écoles militaires de Saumur). The event ran in conjunction with the SIMOPS conference and exhibition, the French Army led forum on operational simulation.
SWORD is MASA’s wargame with automated forces that is used to train command staff from Division down to, on occasion, Company level. SWORD is a highly flexible and scalable training tool that is customizable to reflect national doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures. SWORD is now in-service with 17 countries around the world as well as a number of defence integrators.
The SWORD User Group Meeting drew over 50 attendees that included current users and potential customers. The aim of the event was to discuss how SWORD is being used and to provide a forum where users and potential users could discuss case studies and national applications. User presentations were followed by demonstrations of SWORD by the French Army’s Tactical Training Centre staff that are based in Saumur. These demonstrations included a high-intensity warfighting exercise and an emergency services scenario based on a series of terrorist attacks in the center of Paris.
Organized by the French Army at the Military School of Saumur, SIMOPS (the “days of OPerational SIMulation”) is a forum dedicated to presenting the simulation systems in use by the French Army.
As well as MASA exhibiting its products at its booth, there will be various demonstrations by Army personnel of the SOULT program, which is powered by MASA SWORD. One platform will be showcasing an Emergency Preparedness scenario, while another will focus on its use for Defense purposes.
SIMOPS will be held in Saumur (France) from March 30th to April 1st. Learn more on the event ->