Aviation Training Consulting is being awarded a $43 million contract for KC-130J aircrew and maintenance training products and support services and L-100 transition training for the government of Kuwait. Services to be provided include assisting and advising the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) on matters related to the operational employment of the KC-130J and L-100 aircraft capable of effectively employing the full range of its operations, missions and capabilities consistent with the Marine Corps and KAF approach to training and operations, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday
Polish Air Force has begun operating CAE-built 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS) to train its air force cadets at the 41st Air Base School in Deblin. The SW-4 helicopter, developed in Poland by PZL-Swidnik, a Leonardo Helicopter company, is a multi-role light utility helicopter used by the Polish Air Force for advanced pilot training and other utility missions
Indias Mahindra Defence Systems has started a C-130J Super Hercules simulator training centre at the Air Force (IAF) station in Hindon outside Delhi. The facility offers training with a full motion simulator to the crew that operate the C-130J special operations aircraft acquired from Lockheed Martin in 2011
Saab has signed a three year contract extension estimated SEK 210 million with the United Kingdoms Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the provision of Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES) as a fully managed service. Saabs versatile Deployable TES (DTES) system is used by the British Army to support overseas training exercises conducted by Light Role Battle Groups as part of their Collective Training progression
Saab has signed a contract with the Estonian Armed Forces to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army. The deliveries will be made in 2018, the company announced Wednesday
Australia's Chief of Air Force has completed first flight in the Lockheed Martin's AIR 5428 Pilatus PC-21 Pilot Training System. The Chief of Air Force's first flight of the in-service Pilatus PC-21 aircraft was shown at a media event hosted by Australian Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne, in East Sale, Australia yesterday
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) inducted five Super Mushshak trainer aircraft into its inventory on August 9 for the primary training of its pilots at 401 Flying Training School (FTS), Kaduna. At the same time, 16 ab-initio student pilots, including 2 female cadets, graduated from the 401 FTS
A US Senator has accused a UK-based sub-contractor of misusing funds meant for training intelligence officers in Afghanistan by spending on luxury vehicles and six-figure salaries to employees' 'significant others.' Senator Claire McCaskill on the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee blew the whistle on a federal contract following an audit that left taxpayers on the hook for over $50 million in questionable costs, including seven luxury vehicles and $400,000 average salaries for 'significant others' of corporate officers to serve as “executive assistants
The Australian Navy has selected Cubic Defense as the primary contractor to develop distributed simulation-enabled training events. The four-year contract, valued at approximately USD $7
General Dynamics was awarded $8 million contract modification for sustainment of the US and UK SSBN fire control system and the US SSGN attack weapon control system (AWCS) to include training and support equipment. Also included is missile fire control for the US Columbia-class and UK Dreadnought-class common missile compartment program development, through first unit UK production, and strategic weapon interface simulator, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
Indian government has decided to not extend the contract to maintain the Air Forces 75 PC-7 Turbo Trainers which was expired in December 2016. Manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland, the aircraft were acquired in 2012
Aero Vodochody has commenced prototype and pre-serial production of its L-39NG jet trainer and light-attack platform. The assembly of the first four L-39NGs had begun “in recent weeks”, comprising three prototype and one pre-serial production model, the Czech company announced Thursday
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