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CAE To Provide US Army With Abrams Tank Engine Trainers

January 10, 2018 @ 08:05 AM

CAE USA today has been awarded a United States Army contract to provide a suite of Abrams M1A2 tank engine trainers. Under terms of the contract awarded by the Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), CAE USA will develop two new M1A2 Abrams tank driver...

Saab Wins $13M Upgrade Contract For German Army Vehicle Simulators

January 9, 2018 @ 02:01 PM

Saab has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support, BAAINBw, for upgrade of the German Armys vehicle simulators. The total order value is SEK 107 million (US$ 12

Elbit Wins $74 Million to Set Up C-130 Transport Aircraft Simulators of...

December 7, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

Elbit Systems has won a $74 million contract to provide and operate flight simulators for the upgraded C-130H and C-130J transport aircraft of the Israeli Air Force (IAF). The contract is for a 13-year period which includes a set up phase of three years and a ten-year operating period, the company...

General Dynamics Wins US Army Mission Training Support Contract Worth $975 Million

December 2, 2017 @ 02:22 AM

General Dynamics was awarded the Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract by the US Army Contracting Command. The multiple award contract has a ceiling value of approximately $975 million with a five-year ordering period

Lockheed Martin Awarded Multiple Contracts Worth $198M For C-130 Aircraft Training

November 28, 2017 @ 05:20 AM

Lockheed Martin received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world

Lockheed Martin Begins Deliveries Of F-35 Full Mission Simulators To International Customers

November 7, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Lockheed Martin recently delivered F-35 Full Mission Simulators (FMS) to the Israeli, Italian, Japanese and Norwegian Air Forces – the first-ever deliveries to international F-35 operators. The simulators are critical components of the pilot training capability at F-35 operating bases in these four countries, where they will facilitate pilot qualification training, continuation training and mission rehearsal training

Polish Air Force Begins Operation Of CAE-built C295 Full-Flight Simulator

October 31, 2017 @ 01:53 PM

Polish Air Force has begin operating CAE-built C295 full-flight simulator (FFS) at the 8th Air Base Krakow-Balice in Poland. The Polish Air Force operates a fleet of 16 Airbus Defence and Space C295 aircraft used for a variety of transport operations

UK Invests £90M In Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility

October 25, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence has announced an over £90 million investment in a new helicopter simulation centre to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots of the future. The MoDs procurement organisation, Defence, Equipment and Support, has extended a contract with CAE Aircrew Training Services for another 8 years to continue delivering training for Chinook, Puma and Merlin aircrews at the facility in South Oxfordshire

CAE Selects VSTEP Bridge Simulators For UAE Naval Training Centre

October 24, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

VSTEP has been awarded a contract from CAE to provide a suite of custom-built ship bridge simulators for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Naval Training Centre. VSTEP will provide the Full Mission Bridge Simulators after an extensive evaluation process

Saab Sub-contracted For UK Ajax Training Solutions

October 10, 2017 @ 11:52 AM

Saab has been sub-contracted by Lockheed Martin to assemble 16 of the UKs new AJAX virtual Crew Turret Trainers. The Crew Turret Trainer is a virtual simulator designed to train the vehicle crew in the use of the turret (armaments, radios, sights etc)

Thales Wins Airbus A400M Military Training Simulators Contract

October 3, 2017 @ 01:29 PM

Airbus has awarded Thales a contract for two new A400M military training simulators for French and German air forces. The delivery of simulators will be in 2019 for French air force and 2020 for German air force

European F-35 Pilots Take Part In Simulation Exercise To Evaluate Interoperability

September 12, 2017 @ 01:19 PM

The UK Royal Naval and Air Force Pilots teamed up with fellow F-35 pilots from Italy and the Netherlands as part of a series of simulation exercises to evaluate F-35 interoperability. “We are working towards establishing an IOC interoperability baseline for the UK and F-35 Partner nations and helping them develop a Coalition Concept of Operations (CONOPS) and common tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs),” Tony Hall, F-35 Programme Manager for the interoperability trials at BAE Systems The trial is part of a series of simulation exercises that links together facilities from multiple locations across the UK and creates a common synthetic environment...

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