Phoenix Defense – Group Companies

Phoenix Logistics, LLC (PLL)

Phoenix Logistics, LLC is the legacy namesake of Phoenix Logistics, Inc. (PLI) originally founded in 1991. Phoenix Logistics, LLC now houses all legacy PLI federal prime contracts. These contracts range from highly advanced software development programs like Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability (JLCCTC) to Information Technology (IT) support via programs like Common Battle Command Simulation Equipment (CBCSE) and Battle Command Training Center – Equipment Support (BCTC-ES) and medication training and simulation via Training Instructor Operator Support Services (TRIOSS) and even provision of a major cockpit upgrade for the US Air Force. Phoenix Logistics, LLC also supports the Army TADSS Maintenance Program (ATMP) through provision of field service activities centered around digital ranges and aviation training systems.

PLI Manufacturing, LLC

The continuance of Phoenix Logistics, Inc. (PLI) aerospace design and manufacturing content in Gilbert, AZ supporting major aerospace primes including Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop, Ball Aerospace, Blue Origin and many others.

Riptide Software, Inc. (RSI)

Riptide Software was originally founded in 1991 and has grown to be one of the most capable software development companies in the nation. Identified as Central Florida’s best company to work for in 2018, Riptide is home to some of the best minds in modeling and simulation. Riptide Software supports prime and subcontracts across the simulation and training spectrum with major prime contracts including One Semi Automated Force (OneSAF), Combined Arms Command and Control Training Upgrade System (CACCTUS), Targetry Range Automated Command and Recording (TRACR) and Supporting Arms Virtual Trainer (SAVT). Like Phoenix Logistics, LLC, Riptide supports US Army PEO STRI in Orlando, FL. In addition, Riptide Software supports Marine Corps Training System (TRASYS) in Orlando, FL and various major subcontracts including Consolidated Product-line Management (CPM) and Lifecycle Product-line Management (LCPM).​

Phoenix Defense Ventures, LLC.

The combination of Phoenix Logistics, LLC and Riptide Software, Inc. establishing an optimized Joint Venture under common ownership and common management that blends the substantial past performance and qualifications of Phoenix Logistics and Riptide.

Phoenix Defense group companies are operated under common ownership and common management. Employees of the group companies are employed directly by Phoenix Logistics, LLC under a common paymaster and single rate structure that reduces management redundancy, adds efficiency and optimizes cost structure allowing Phoenix Defense group companies to provide more for our customers.

Phoenix Defense – History​

In May 2020, Phoenix Logistics, Inc. was acquired by Private Equity (Profile Capital Partners, Chicago Illinois) thereby forming Phoenix Defense and spawning group companies Phoenix Logistics, LLC and PLI Manufacturing. Simultaneously, Phoenix Defense acquired Riptide Software, Inc. establishing perhaps the most capable engineering services, software development, IT provisioning and aerospace design and manufacturing small to mid-size company in the defense industry. Phoenix Defense’s group company qualifications are no less substantial ranging from CMMI ML 5 to ISO9001-2015 and AS9100D with prime contracts covering every major aspect of ground combat training.