About Red Six Solutions

Red Six Solutions is a strategic advisory consulting firm. We’re experts in the art of Red Teaming. We provide our clients with over-the-horizon insights into unseen threats that can confound strategic decision-making and significantly impact future revenue, valuation and brand reputation. We view our client’s problems from the outside, so you are ready to face your greatest challenges.

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Red Team Live-Simulations with Blind Tiger’s R&D

On 4 September, the Red Team traveled to nearby Caroline County, Virginia, to support a technical assessment of a Counter–UAS System being developed by Blind Tiger Communications of Atlanta, Georgia. At a rural test site, Red Six flew live-simulations using commercial drones representative of current threat actors. It was a great day for flying and an ideal environment for supporting Blind Tiger’s R&D objectives.

Red Six Solutions Tabletop Exercise with NATO

Last week, Red Six Solutions supported the Middle East Faculty of the NATO Defense College in Rome with its Libya focused tabletop exercise. Approximately forty-four diplomatic personnel and military officers from NATO, Mediterranean Dialogue, Istanbul Cooperation Initiative and Partners across the Globe countries participated in the three-day exercise. Pictured are Scott Crino, CEO, Red Six, and Emily Estelle of the American Enterprise Institute during one of the group sessions. Emily, along with Fiona Barsoum of the European University Institute provided subject matter expertise to facilitate group dialogue throughout the event. This was the twelfth exercise for which Red Six Solutions has supported the NDC.

Army’s Systems Adaptive Red Team Joint Civilian/Military Response Operations

Muscatatuck Urban Training Center: Scott Crino, Caitlyn Brinker and Andy Dreby recently supported the Army’s Systems Adaptive Red Team during an operational analysis to enable Soldier identification of potential vulnerabilities in emerging technologies. Muscatatuck is a 1,000-acre urban training facility in Indiana used by the First Responders, Law Enforcement and DoD for joint civilian/military response operations, and military urban warfare. The site provided an ideal location for assessing system performance degradation in contested environments, interoperability, adaptability and user interaction. (Photo by Kristi Jan Hoover)

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) assessment at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center

Butlerville, IN: Red Six Solutions was proud to support the U.S. Army at a recent Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) assessment at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center located in southern Indiana (25 – 29 July 2016). The purpose of the assessment was to help provide the Army insights into how threats to our military might employ Small-UAS in urban environments. An article written by the Army Press is available here. The article includes quotes by Pam Rangel and Andy Dreby. In addition to Pam and Andy, Scott Crino provided mission support to the assessment as a Red Team aircraft threat analyst and pilot.

Tabletop Simulation in Frederick, Maryland

The ability to anticipate future needs is an essential ingredient of successful executive decision making. Recently, RS2 helped a government customer visualize their future needs by supporting a tabletop simulation for them in Frederick, Maryland. For the simulation, RS2 used hypothetical situations to develop a scenario which enabled the customer to think through what might be their technology needs in the year 2030. Over sixty representatives from the military services, interagency, academia and the private sector participated in the simulation which applied a wide range of facilitation and Red Teaming techniques to get the most out of the everyone who attended.

NATO Regional Cooperation Course #16

Four members of the RS2 team conducted a State Building Exercise in support of the NATO Regional Cooperation Course #16 (NRCC-16) at the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy November 9-11, 2016. Twice annually, RS2 organizes and facilitates the capstone event to a 10-week course that combines military, law enforcement and foreign service officer students from Middle East and North Africa countries with students from NATO countries. Each NRCC class is comprised of approximately 40 students from 25 countries and is NATO’s largest outreach program.

Task Force to Eradicate Human Trafficking

Red Six Solutions is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Task Force to Eradicate Human Trafficking. We volunteered to help the Task Force by conducting a Red Team tabletop exercise for them. The U.S. Chamber is doing great work with this important issue. We look forward to continuing to help them in the future. In the picture is (from left to right) Andy Dreby, Lee Slusher, Dr Vanessa Neumann (President, Asymmetrica) who was team’s Senior Advisor, Reverend Jamie Eaddy who was our Subject Matter Expert on helping victims of trafficking, Michael Billet who is Senior Manager for Research Policy, Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits with the U.S. Chamber, Scott Crino and Claire Feagley.

Red 6 Hires Matt Carruthers

Red Six announces the hiring of Matt Carruthers. Matt has 20 years of SUAS flying experience with over 3000 hours. He spent 5 years in design and development of tactical UAS for DOD with duties including composite structure design and fabrication, auto pilot configuration and testing, as well as field testing prior to customer delivery. Matt is a private pilot with instrument and commercial qualifications. Additionally, has supported various naval aircraft in operation including testing, sensor operation, fiber optic and wire harnessing.

Counter UAS Demonstration with NATO

From 3 thru 7 December, Red Six Solutions supported NATO and the Joint Non-Lethal Threat Directorate during a Counter UAS demonstration at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Clockwise from top-left: Scott Crino presents a briefing on current threat UAS trends, Kristen Fontenrose pilots a DJI Phantom UAS, a Red Six DJI S1000 hovers over the demonstration site, Kerry Traeger collects aircraft mission data, and attendees observing demonstration activities.

Red Team Live-Simulations with Blind Tiger’s R&D

On 4 September, the Red Team traveled to nearby Caroline County, Virginia, to support a technical assessment of a Counter–UAS System being developed by Blind Tiger Communications of Atlanta, Georgia. At a rural test site, Red Six flew live-simulations using commercial drones representative of current threat actors. It was a great day for flying and an ideal environment for supporting Blind Tiger’s R&D objectives.

Red Six Solutions Tabletop Exercise with NATO

Last week, Red Six Solutions supported the Middle East Faculty of the NATO Defense College in Rome with its Libya focused tabletop exercise. Approximately forty-four diplomatic personnel and military officers from NATO, Mediterranean Dialogue, Istanbul Cooperation Initiative and Partners across the Globe countries participated in the three-day exercise. Pictured are Scott Crino, CEO, Red Six, and Emily Estelle of the American Enterprise Institute during one of the group sessions. Emily, along with Fiona Barsoum of the European University Institute provided subject matter expertise to facilitate group dialogue throughout the event. This was the twelfth exercise for which Red Six Solutions has supported the NDC.

Army’s Systems Adaptive Red Team Joint Civilian/Military Response Operations

Muscatatuck Urban Training Center: Scott Crino, Caitlyn Brinker and Andy Dreby recently supported the Army’s Systems Adaptive Red Team during an operational analysis to enable Soldier identification of potential vulnerabilities in emerging technologies. Muscatatuck is a 1,000-acre urban training facility in Indiana used by the First Responders, Law Enforcement and DoD for joint civilian/military response operations, and military urban warfare. The site provided an ideal location for assessing system performance degradation in contested environments, interoperability, adaptability and user interaction. (Photo by Kristi Jan Hoover)

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) assessment at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center

Butlerville, IN: Red Six Solutions was proud to support the U.S. Army at a recent Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) assessment at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center located in southern Indiana (25 – 29 July 2016). The purpose of the assessment was to help provide the Army insights into how threats to our military might employ Small-UAS in urban environments. An article written by the Army Press is available here. The article includes quotes by Pam Rangel and Andy Dreby. In addition to Pam and Andy, Scott Crino provided mission support to the assessment as a Red Team aircraft threat analyst and pilot.

Tabletop Simulation in Frederick, Maryland

The ability to anticipate future needs is an essential ingredient of successful executive decision making. Recently, RS2 helped a government customer visualize their future needs by supporting a tabletop simulation for them in Frederick, Maryland. For the simulation, RS2 used hypothetical situations to develop a scenario which enabled the customer to think through what might be their technology needs in the year 2030. Over sixty representatives from the military services, interagency, academia and the private sector participated in the simulation which applied a wide range of facilitation and Red Teaming techniques to get the most out of the everyone who attended.

NATO Regional Cooperation Course #16

Four members of the RS2 team conducted a State Building Exercise in support of the NATO Regional Cooperation Course #16 (NRCC-16) at the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy November 9-11, 2016. Twice annually, RS2 organizes and facilitates the capstone event to a 10-week course that combines military, law enforcement and foreign service officer students from Middle East and North Africa countries with students from NATO countries. Each NRCC class is comprised of approximately 40 students from 25 countries and is NATO’s largest outreach program.

Task Force to Eradicate Human Trafficking

Red Six Solutions is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Task Force to Eradicate Human Trafficking. We volunteered to help the Task Force by conducting a Red Team tabletop exercise for them. The U.S. Chamber is doing great work with this important issue. We look forward to continuing to help them in the future. In the picture is (from left to right) Andy Dreby, Lee Slusher, Dr Vanessa Neumann (President, Asymmetrica) who was team’s Senior Advisor, Reverend Jamie Eaddy who was our Subject Matter Expert on helping victims of trafficking, Michael Billet who is Senior Manager for Research Policy, Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits with the U.S. Chamber, Scott Crino and Claire Feagley.

Red 6 Hires Matt Carruthers

Red Six announces the hiring of Matt Carruthers. Matt has 20 years of SUAS flying experience with over 3000 hours. He spent 5 years in design and development of tactical UAS for DOD with duties including composite structure design and fabrication, auto pilot configuration and testing, as well as field testing prior to customer delivery. Matt is a private pilot with instrument and commercial qualifications. Additionally, has supported various naval aircraft in operation including testing, sensor operation, fiber optic and wire harnessing.

Counter UAS Demonstration with NATO

From 3 thru 7 December, Red Six Solutions supported NATO and the Joint Non-Lethal Threat Directorate during a Counter UAS demonstration at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Clockwise from top-left: Scott Crino presents a briefing on current threat UAS trends, Kristen Fontenrose pilots a DJI Phantom UAS, a Red Six DJI S1000 hovers over the demonstration site, Kerry Traeger collects aircraft mission data, and attendees observing demonstration activities.

Red Six Solutions Additional services

UAS PILOT SERVICES

The Red Six Pilot Team is comprised of world class UAS and Remotely Piloted Vehicle pilots who are the best in the business at multi-rotor and fixed-wing aircraft. We provide cleared, Part 107 certified pilots to support Technology Assessments, Military and Law Enforcement Training Exercises, and customer Pilot Training programs.

ADVERSARIAL UNMANNED SYSTEMS INTEL

Red Six offers its clients ongoing Adversary UAS Intelligence that Red Six develops from analysis of Open Source Information on the Internet. This service consists of Flash Reports describing significant new UAS activities and technology innovations, Monthly UAS Threat Rollups of additional important UAS threat incidents, and Innovation and Trend Analyses of threat UAS, technology migration, and adaptation.

INTEGRATED VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Red Six provides Integrated Vulnerability Assessments (IVA) of critical infrastructure, force protection procedures, and command and control processes. For IVAs, we purpose build expert, multidomain Red Teams to conduct modular examinations of physical sites and systems to get to the knowledge needed for Target Hardening and improved Crisis Response.

VULNERABILITY DISCOVERY ASSESSMENTS

Red Six is expert at the Art of Red Teaming. Our Vulnerability Discovery Method (VDM) provides clients structured Critical Thinking activities to identify risks, find opportunities, and recognize organizational drift. VDM activities and events include:

VDM Workshops which deconstruct organizational capabilities to identify internal, exploitable vulnerabilities
Red Team vs. Blue Team Competitive Visualization Exercises with attribution modeling to assess the potential impact of threats and key actors on strategies Crisis Response Tabletop Exercises to allow clients to assess their organization’s emergency preparedness, identify weaknesses and improving training programs.

DEVIL'S ADVOCACY

Red Six is the Devil’s Advocate clients need when facing critical decisions. We provide clients with Strategic Analysis from the Outsider’s Perspective to protect them from their natural internal biases. We provide expert, senior sources of independent judgement who possess deep experience in intelligence, operations, and force protection

THREAT EMULATION

Red Six provides pilots and aircraft for Threat Emulation which accurately reflect the capabilities of known and projected threat UAS. We study the threat so we can fly like they do. Our team excels at Fabrication, Customization and Adapting aircraft to emulate threat systems and flying to simulate threat tactics and techniques. Red Six threat emulation services are ideal for providing Live-simulations of threat tactics to support readiness exercises and crisis response drills.

Red Six Solutions TEAM

SCOTT CRINO – CEO

Scott Crino served 21 years in the U.S. Army as an Aviation and Operations Research/Systems Analysis officer in multiple combat zones holding several command and staff positions. Prior to founding Red Six, Scott served as President of Crino Consulting Group and Managing Director at Teneo Holdings. Scott has planned and executed dozens of Red Team events for government, commercial and international clients. He has BS and MS degrees in industrial engineering from the University of Buffalo and Texas A&M, respectively, and a PhD in systems engineering from the University of Virginia.

 JOE KELLEHER – President

Mr. Kelleher is the President of Red Six Solutions and its Director of Business Development. In addition to his business management expertise, Joe has over 20 years’ experience in the intelligence field supporting Department of Defense formations from the tactical to strategic levels in overseas contingency operations. Most recently Joe was the Director for Intelligence, Cyber and Special Operations programs for VT Group. Prior to his executive role at VT Group he was a senior intelligence advisor with the US Army’s Asymmetric Warfare Group, completing multiple tours to Afghanistan, Nigeria and Jordan, where Joe advised US and partner nation forces on counter terrorism targeting methods and advanced analytics.

ANDY DREBY – DIRECTOR OF RED TEAMING

Conrad “Andy” Dreby is the Director of Risk Management and a co-founder of RS2. Andy is a certified Risk Management Professional through the Project Management Institute. Andy Dreby has extensive operational and planning experience with the Department of Defense with over twenty years of military service as an Armor officer. As a defense contractor and independent consultant Andy has managed Missile Defense exercises in Europe and Israel, computer assisted competitive gaming scenarios for Army asymmetric operations, tabletop exercises at the NATO Defense College in Rome and S&T virtual simulations for the Army.

 ARCHIE STAFFORD – DIRECTOR OF UNMANNED SYSTEMS

Archie Stafford is the Director of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and responsible for business development related to Red Six’s portfolio of UAS and Counter-UAS clients. Archie is a former precision aerobatics national champion with 30,000 -hrs. of tactical UAS flight experience (fixed and rotary wing) to include over 13,000-hrs. of tactical UAS experience. Archie’s extensive support to the DoD as a UAS pilot, instructor and analyst includes worldwide deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere. Archie is a certified U.S Navy flight operations instructor and has significant experience leading UAS Red Cell operations in support of the U.S. Marines Corps.

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