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Here's the latest update from Momentum Aerospace Group (MAG).

  • MAG Recognized for Company Growth
  • MAG Trains Afghan SMW Pilots
  • CSO Francis Hoang Featured in GCN Article
  • Momentum Aviation Group Graduates from Virginia Economic Development Program
  • MAG Services Group Opens School for the Deaf in Togo
  • MAG Conducts First-Ever Afghan SMW Instructor Pilot Course
  • MAG is Hiring
  • MAG Releases TEAMWorks White Paper

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Momentum Aerospace Group Named Washington SmartCEO 2016 Future 50 Award Winner

MAG, an industry-leading provider of manned and unmanned solutions and training, announces its recent recognition as a Washington SmartCEO 2016 Future 50 Award winner. In six years MAG has grown to 500+ employees and annual revenue in excess of $125 million.

As MAG looks forward to the future, Joe Fluet, MAG’s CEO and Chairman of the Board, reflects on how far it’s come: “It’s been an amazing ride. We are to be able to provide our unique services on four continents. Whether we’re intercepting illicit narcotics, delivering vital supplies after a natural disaster, or monitoring deforestation with unmanned aircraft, every day the world is a little safer because of MAG.”

The program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing companies who have experienced outsized growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. These companies represent the future of the Washington region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success.

Washington SmartCEO recognized MAG in the 2016 January/February issue of its magazine and will present the award during the Washington Future 50 awards ceremony on February 4, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Virginia. For more information on the award visit SmartCEO



MAG Trains Afghan Special Mission Wing Pilots

MAG was tasked to manage the fourth iteration of Green Platoon pilot training for the Afghan Special Mission Wing, Afghanistan’s only Aviation Special Mission Unit. The purpose of Green Platoon training is to expose Afghan MI-17 pilots and crew chiefs to real and simulated mission scenarios. The focus is on tactical planning, briefing, and executing complex missions country-wide, with minimal notice by coordinating and utilizing all available assets and emphasizing on Night Vision Goggle (NVG) operations. On January 3, 2016, MAG’s Green Platoon class graduated four Full Mission Qualified Day/NVG Pilots in Command/Flight Leads and four Full Mission Qualified Crew Chiefs. This was the first Green Platoon graduation since April 2015.


CSO Francis Hoang Featured in GCN Article

MAG's Chief Strategy Officer France Hoang was interviewed and quoted in a GCN article titled, Government Trainers Take a Page From the NFL Playbook, by Mark Pomerleau. The article discusses how using the TEAMWorks real-time performance intelligence system can be combined with other technology to provide unparalleled situational awareness for members of the law enforcement and military communities.

For more information on Real Time Performance Intelligence, download the TEAMworks White Paper here and visit MAG's Enhanced Real Time Location Solutions website here.

Below is a snip-it of the article, you can read the article in its entirety here.

If the National Football League can outfit its players’ uniforms with radio frequency identification chips to give coaches and fans statistics on players’ movements, why can’t that same technology be used to help train the military and law enforcement officers?

That was the thinking of Francis Hoang, chief strategy officer at Momentum Aviation Group – a global situational awareness company – that developed such a system in partnership with Zebra Technologies and Renaissance Sciences Corp. Giving customers the ability to have situation awareness they wouldn’t otherwise – whether from the air or on the ground – was the driving force behind the development of the project, Hoang said.

After seeing what Zebra Technologies had done with the National Football League and NASCAR (where it measures performance of pit crew members and equipment to speed efficiency), Hoang thought that similar motion analysis technology could help train military and law enforcement.

Prompt, accurate and coordinated response – be it to an active shooter in Chicago or in a raid on a compound in Syria – is critical for members of the law enforcement and military communities. For these operators, practice makes perfect. However, assessing the performance of trainees in real time during exercises has been an inexact science. But RFID tracking could significantly aid students and more importantly, instructors, providing objective measurements of each trainee involved in an exercise.



Momentum Aviation Group Graduates from VEDP Program

On January 20th, MAG graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program today. The graduation ceremony was held in Richmond, Virginia and attended by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.

“VALET is a great program that helps Virginia businesses find markets outside of the Commonwealth and the country, which is a key business expansion strategy,” said Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones. “I congratulate these graduates and thank VEDP for its work on this incredibly important program.”

Launched in January 2002, the VALET program assists exporters in the Commonwealth that have firmly established domestic operations and are committed to international exporting as an expansion strategy. MAG was chosen based on its dedication to growth through export.

“The companies graduating this month have put in a tremendous amount of work and demonstrated their commitment to international expansion by taking advantage of the full range of resources offered by the VALET Program,” said Paul Grossman, VEDP Vice President of International Trade.

Read more on our blog here


MAG Services Group Opens School for the Deaf in Lome, Togo

January 12th, 2016 marked the official opening of the School for the Deaf in Lome, Togo, designed and constructed by MAG Services Group, a Momentum Aerospace Group company and affiliate of MAG Logistics. US Ambassador to Togo David R. Gilmour was on hand for the official opening of the school. The project, funded by AFRICOM, consisted of building a two classroom school for deaf children, demolition of an existing structure, construction of a new sanitary building with showers, latrines and sinks, as well as a new sanitary and storm water system, and a rainwater harvesting system.

Read more on our blog here



MAG Conducts First-Ever Afghan Special Mission Wing Instructor Pilot Course

MAG assumed operations for the PC-12 aircraft Instructor Pilot and Instructor Mission System Operator training in August 2015 with zero disruption to daily operations or training. Since then, MAG has instructed seven classes concurrently, culminating in the graduation of 13 Airmen including the first two PC-12 IPs in the Afghan Air Force. Beginning in 2016, MAG will pick up a new Aircraft Commander class, Instructor Pilot class and Mission Sensor Operator class.




MAG is hiring and has a variety of open corporate and contract positions, both CONUS and OCONUS,  including:

  • Cost Account
  • Subcontracts Administrator
  • Tactical Recruiter
  • Flight Operations Specialist
  • Mission System Operator
  • Platform Mechanic
  • MI-17 Pilot
  • MI-17 Crew Chief
  • Mini-SAR Embassy Intelligence Fusion Cell Liaision
  • PC-12 Pilot
  • Communication Intelligence Specialist
  • Simulator Operator/Maintainer
To view the position descriptions and job requirements for the positions listed above, and view other open positions, please head to MAG's website and visit our careers page here



MAG Releases TEAMWorks White Paper

MAG has released a white paper on Real Time Performance Intelligence (RTPI) for Training. This White Paper explains how Real Time Location Solutions (RTLS) can be combined with other technology to provide unparalleled situational awareness to supervisors and trainers. The paper also details the potential uses and benefits of RTPI and details various deployment scenarios. Download the White Paper today via this link

Click here to learn more about TEAMWorks ERTLS and watch a video of our mini shoot-house on our YouTube channel.