CAE To Develop P-8A Poseidon Trainers For US Navy And Australian Air...

June 29, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

CAE will develop four P-8A operational flight trainers for US Navy and Royal Australian Air Force. Boeing has awarded the contract to develop simulator hardware for Poseidon operational flight trainers (OFTs), CAE said in a statement

CAE To Train US Army, Air Force Fixed-Wing Pilots

June 5, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

CAE announced Thursday that it has won a contract from the US army to provide initial and recurrent training for more than 600 US Army and US Air Force fixed-wing pilots annually. The total value of the contract over the next eight years is expected to be approximately US$200 million

South African Navy’s Simulation Centre Begins Service

June 4, 2015 @ 01:32 PM

The South African Navys state-of-the-art simulation centre was taken into service at SAS Simonsberg, the Navys maritime warfare training centre, defenceWeb reported Thursday. The centre is the result of a joint venture with industry to enhance naval training using the latest in technology

CAE Provides C-130J Simulation Training To Australian And British Air Force During...

May 11, 2015 @ 04:09 PM

CAE announced today that the Australian (RAAF) and UK Air Force (RAF) have been using their simulation-based training to prepare C-130J aircrews to fly into airfields around Nepal. Both the RAAF and RAF quickly mobilized their air mobility forces to bring supplies to the region in support of humanitarian relief efforts...

Iranian Armed Forces To Get Simulators For S-200, Hag, Rapier Missile Defense...

May 5, 2015 @ 02:55 PM

Iran is developing simulators for long-range S-200, Hag and Rapier missile defense systems for the nation's armed forces. The countrys armed forces are currently using 300 various weapons simulators

Taiwan To Conduct Computer Assisted War Games To Face Chinese Threats

May 3, 2015 @ 05:33 PM

Taiwan in a bid to test its military combat readiness facing threat from China will be conducting computer-assisted war games May 4-8, WantChinaTimes website reported Sunday. The drill will focus on swiftly preparing troops for battle and the mobilization of supplies and reservists

Rheinmetall To Upgrade German NH90 Cockpit Trainer With Asterion

April 28, 2015 @ 04:22 PM

Rheinmettal announced Monday that it is upgrading German Bundeswehr NH90 Cockpit Trainer to IOC+ configuration and with additional software modules from Rheinmetalls Asterion product line. Rheinmetall won a contract from Germanys BAAINBw defence procurement agency last month

Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi Presents M-345 Training Device At ITEC 2015

April 28, 2015 @ 12:34 PM

Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi announced Tuesday that it is presenting the M-345 Ground Based Training Demonstrator Device(GDD) at ITEC on 28-30 April 2015 in Prague. The M-345 GDD is an advanced flight simulator, representative of the flight qualities of the Alenia Aermacchi M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) aircraft and offering a replica of the cockpit and the main flight controls of the aircraft

NATO NSPA Awards Lynx Helicopter Trainer Maintenance Contract

April 24, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) Aviation Support Program on Thursday has awarded a contract to provide maintenance and support services on the CAE-built Lynx helicopter full-mission flight trainer (FMFT) based at German Naval Air Station Nordholz in Germany. The three-year contract with CAE will provide on-site maintenance services as well as logistics support and visual database development services

Rheinmetall Passes Acceptance Test For Indonesian Leopard 2 Simulators

April 22, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Rheinmetall announced today that it has successfully passed acceptance tests for Leopard 2 simulators for the Indonesian Army. Rheinmetall has produced driving simulator and gunnery simulator systems for training Indonesian Leopard 2 tank personnel

CAE Wins $175 Million Simulation And Training Contracts

April 9, 2015 @ 09:44 AM

CAE today announced that it has won approximately C$220 million worth of Defence and Security contracts during its fourth quarter to provide simulation products and upgrades as well as training services for global military customers. Some of the key contracts include providing a C-130J simulator to the United States Air Force; a range of C-130J training systems and upgrades for the Royal Australian Air Force; simulator upgrades and training services for the Royal Air Force; M-346 simulators for the Italian Air Force; in-service support for the British Army's Warrior infantry fighting vehicle training systems; and support services for the NATO Joint...

Selex-Close Air Solutions Deliver iCASS Simulator To UK MoD

March 31, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Selex ES and Close Air Solutions announced Monday that they have delivered Immersive Close Air Support Simulator (iCASS) system to Joint Forward Air Control Training and Standardization Unit (JFACTSU) of the UK Ministry of Defence. The contract to supply the system was awarded in November 2014