Founded in 2012, ALTAIR Training Solutions, Inc.® is privately owned, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) with thousands of acres located in the SW Florida Everglades. As a retired Sergeant Major with a special operations background, CEO Brian Jones and EVP Michelle Jones, a former Captain and Logistician in the US Army, founded ALTAIR to provide robust facilities and services to military and government agencies and their allies. The mission focus includes land, sea, air and technology, with emphasis on future force readiness. The ALTAIR all-inclusive capabilities package facilitates the most effective, best trained and equipped fighting force both now and in the future.The training area consists of the 1150-acre Regional Training Facility, located deep in the Southwest Florida Everglades. The ALTAIR Regional Training Facility (RTF) with the infrastructure of it’s former life as a high-security State prison, offers matchless compounds and venues ideally suited for Special Operations Forces training and mission preparation.
The RTF facility includes over 60 buildings with over 360,000 sq. ft. of space to include: a 20,000 sq. headquarters building, a four bedroom house, six three-bedroom duplexes, two hotels totaling 48 rooms, additional housing for over 375 personnel, a research and development facility, an FAA certified 3,800 foot private runway, several dining facilities, a gym, a 2-mile long range precision range, multiple ranges and shoot houses, and a 700 x 3,500 foot drop zone.
The prison closed in summer of 2011 when the State of Florida closed several prisons in order to cut costs. The prisons were successfully sold off to the private sector in summer of 2014, creating jobs and adding income to the tax rolls.
ALTAIR provides the facilities for specialized units to conduct tactical training at every operational level to include:
We will never claim to be everything to everyone. We will never lower our training standards or the unique qualifications and standards for our team to fulfill any contract. We guarantee the best, and we deliver.
ALTAIR’s mission is to provide robust facilities and services for Special Operations Forces, government agencies and their allies. Our mission focus includes land, sea, air and technology, with emphasis on future force readiness. The ALTAIR all-inclusive capabilities package facilitates the most effective, best trained and equipped fighting force both now and in the future.
ALTAIR is on-time, every time. Setting us apart from other vendors and training locations.