Parsons invests in MASA SWORD to simulate complex operations

Source : Military Simulation & Training Magazine

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Parsons Corporation, an engineering, construction, technical and professional services firm, purchased a number of MASA SWORD licenses to evaluate operations research and weapon platforms.


Parsons is involved in research and development of mission-critical, next-generation technologies in the fields of engineering, integration, and simulation. The simulation is used to study the behavior of complex systems and solve operations research questions. Parsons says it chose MASA’s SWORD software because of its ability to simulate complex scenarios without human interaction, its ease of use and its open architecture.


The AI-based simulation software provides training and analysis solutions for both military and emergency management scenarios. For Parsons, the software can be set up to run through a whole range of “what-if” scenarios, changing weapons, sensors, and even morale and weather conditions to analyze the effects on the scenario.