Pinnacle Solutions

Commit. Innovate. Deliver.

Pinnacle is known for developing and delivering state-of-the-art virtual training and simulation products, although we offer so much more: We also provide aviation maintenance and operations services; aircraft modernization and sales; engineering, development, and light manufacturing; and technical publications development.

Commit

Pinnacle is devoted to ensuring our employees understand their roles and are properly equipped to successfully execute the mission before them.

Innovate

We encourage our employees to be bold, inventive, and transparent when they have the next big idea to provide the best value for our customers.

Deliver

On-time or early is the Pinnacle standard for maintaining our position as your trusted partner.

Flight Operations and Training Services

Pinnacle provides a full range of domestic and international flight operations and training services for manned and unmanned aircraft. For manned aircraft, our certified instructors and simulator technicians support training for over 5,500 students each year. For unmanned aircraft we currently employ instructors and support personnel that provide training for over 2,500 students each year in nine different academic programs. We provide instructor pilots, instrument examiners, platforms instructors, and simulator instructors. Our experience includes:

  • KC-10 Training Systems
  • UH-60 A/L/M and AH-64E Pilot and Maintenance Instruction
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight and Maintenance Instruction (MQ-1C and RQ-7B)
  • MCTS PDSS: UH60 A/L/M, CH-47F, and AH 64-D/E Subject Matter Experts
  • CV22 Maintenance/fight training for pilots and flight engineers
  • Virtual maintenance and flight training, customized for cockpit/equipment familiarization
  • Maintenance Augmented Training (MAT) UH-1, UH-2, and CH-47

Training Content Development

Pinnacle has an exceptional understanding of virtual training systems design, development, integration, testing, and fielding for both CONUS and OCONUS locations. Our team of instructional designer, 3D graphic artists and animators, multimedia experts, and software developers will successfully deliver the following types of products in support of Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Ground Vehicles.

Our products support all end-user requirements to include overview, operator, maintainer, system, subsystem, regulatory, and theory of operation training. Pinnacle’s training content development team provides accelerated development capability without dependence on Original Equipment Manufacturer data. Our virtual training provides cost-effective solutions that maximize training effectiveness.

  • Computer Based Training
  • Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI)
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Virtual Maintenance Training
  • Tracking/Management Systems
  • Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality
  • Serious Games
  • Windows, iOS, and Android Development
  • Unity and WebGL Development
  • 3D Graphic Design and Animation
  • Rapid Prototyping and Design

Technical Publication

Pinnacle provides a full range of logistics and total package fielding, including the development of interactive electronic technical manuals (IETMS) and logistics support analysis records (LSAR) based on specified MIL STDs. Pinnacle’s Integrated Product Support (IPS) team understands our customers’ missions and comprises multiple veteran aviation platform maintainers. We have provided technical data development, sustainment and logistics engineering, and analysis solutions to our customers since 2010. Our accomplishments include:

  • 25,000 maintenance and 4,400 Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC) data modules
  • Over 20 sets of flight manuals consisting of operator’s manuals, checklists, and maintenance test flight manuals
  • Efforts span 38 projects in support of four aviation platforms and associated supplemental equipment

Contractor Logistics Support (CLS)

Pinnacle provides Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) and Contractor Operations and Maintenance Services (COMS) supporting a wide range of domestic and international aviation programs for fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Primary services, as well as those necessary to support predominantly OCONUS programs, include but are not limited to:

  • Supply and maintenance of critical equipment and materials
  • Source to destination logistics support to include packaging, handling, storage, warehousing, and transportation
  • Maintenance Planning and Management
  • Furnishing or Maintaining Support Equipment
  • Aircraft Modifications
  • Component Overhauls
  • Technical Data
  • Training Support
  • Manpower and Personnel
  • Facilities and Infrastructure
  • Computer Resources and Support
  • Full Range of Maintenance and Pilot Training, Including Instructor, Classroom, Simulator, and Virtual Training Based Instruction

C4ISR Training

Pinnacle provides training services supporting C4ISR including desktop trainers and simulator mod kits for SATCOM ARC-231 devices. Additionally, Pinnacle provides UAS information technology and network support for training the Shadow aircraft and training of radio communication procedures as well as configuration of system radios for flight operations and communications relay for both the Shadow and Gray Eagle aircraft.

Information Assurance

As information management and cybersecurity are constantly evolving, Pinnacle has in-depth experience in execution and maintenance of training system information assurance systems and practices. We have experience developing and successfully obtaining Authority to Operate (ATO) and Authority to Connect (ATC) accreditations.

  • Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline (SHB) Patches and Security Updates
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Patches and Security Updates
  • Plan Of Actions and Milestones (POAM) Development
  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (Emass) Controls
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Vulnerability and Compliance Scans (Tenable Nessus Scanner)
  • Application Of Security Technical Implementation Guides (Stigs) And Verification with Security Content Application Protocol (SCAP) Scanner
  • Applying Cybersecurity Controls to Real-Time Computer Systems In High Performance Environments
  • Addressing Cybersecurity Concerns 5ith Robust System Architecture
  • Communications Security (COMSEC)
  • Information Security (INFOSEC)
  • Emissions Security (EMSEC)
  • Operations Security (OPSEC)
  • Distributed Mission Operations/Distributed Training Center (DTC) Information Assurance Documentation
  • Secret Level Connectivity
  • Industrial Security

Simulation Programs

Pinnacle has a highly qualified systems, hardware, and software engineering team to provide low-risk solutions for the modification, development, and/or production of motion and non-motion training devices for multiple weapons systems. We have repeatedly demonstrated our exceptional understanding of training systems design, development, integration, testing, and fielding on a wide variety of programs. Additionally, our size, organizational characteristics, and business processes enable us to be consistently flexible and responsive to the critical training missions of our customers.

Our experience in this domain spans Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, and Surface Warfare weapon systems and includes training devices that support both maintainers and operators.

Pinnacle’s specific experience and expertise encompasses:

  • Systems Engineering: Requirements Analysis, System Architecture Development, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), Design, Implementation, Integration, and Testing
  • Hardware Engineering: Electrical and Mechanical Design, Component Specification, Manufacturing, Integration, and Testing
  • Software Engineering: Applications Development, Systems Integration and Testing, Computational System Rehosts, Real-Time Operating Systems Integration, and Distributed Computing Environments
  • Information Assurance: Cybersecurity Implementation without Compromising Training Device Performance, Evaluation, Control and Certification Including NIST SP 800-37 Risk Management Framework (RMF), Authority to Operate (ATO) Package Development, and Authority to Connect (ATC) Package Development
  • Distributed Mission Operations: Implementation Involving Both High Level Architecture (HLA) and IEEE Standard 1278 Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS); Includes Design, Software Development, Integration and Testing with Mobility Air Force (MAF) Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) Standards and Certifications

Value Added Reseller

Pinnacle is an established Value Added Reseller (VAR) with expertise in marketing and distributing commercial and military products into foreign markets through effective navigation of the complexities associated with product export and export compliance under U.S. ITAR and EAR regulations.

 

  • As a VAR, Pinnacle resells products or combines products and services to resell as a complete package by combining independently sourced products from different suppliers or adding services such as customization, support, or training, which often is not available when purchasing directly from a vendor.
  • As a VAR, Pinnacle serves as a single point of contact between various suppliers of products and solutions, advising on and offering a broad range of expertise to guide the purchase through to completion. We are well-positioned to understand customers’ challenges and to deliver a comprehensive solution that exactly meets their needs.
  • Pinnacle maintains strategic partnerships with known suppliers to offer customers a wide range of products.

Company Information

codes & numbers

  • UEI Number: VKXJJWSTE438
  • CAGE Code: 4ZVK2
  • Primary NAICS: 336413

For additional NAICS codes, please visit https://sam.gov

Certifications

ISO 9001

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement

CMMI 3

Pinnacle is appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Capability Maturity Model Integration

CMMI ML3 DEV

Prioritize well-defined and consistently followed software development processes, emphasizing standardization and continual improvement.


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Leadership

Tina Tucker

President

Offices

5030 Bradford Drive NW
Building One, Suite 130
Huntsville, AL 35805

256.327.4181

2553 Dulles View Drive
Suite 700
Herndon, VA 20171

571.323.5200
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