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
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 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)
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
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...
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
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
CAE has won multiple defence contracts valued at more than C$175 million to provide simulation products, training services and in-service support for global military customers. These contracts, awarded during CAE's first quarter of fiscal year 2018, involve programs that highlight CAE's position on major platforms and its Training Systems Integrator strategy
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