Défense Conseil International (DCI) has won the “Helicopter Basic Flying Training Syllabus Harmonisation Study (2 HS)” contract from the European Defence Agency (EDA).
The study, which will be presented next June, is aiming at implementing a European reference syllabus concerning the ab initio training of helicopter pilots.
The importance of this project had been pointed out during helicopter training exercises at the European level. Between 2009 and 2013, 123 helicopters, around 800 crews and 5000 support personnel were deployed in multinational exercises which took place in France (Gap), Spain, Italy, Portugal and Belgium.
“We are looking forward to continuing our cooperation with the European Defence Agency concerning the training of helicopter pilots” General Patrick Tanguy, Executive Vice-President of DCI-COFRAS was quoted as saying by HeliHub. “This significant and current matter requires a strong involvement of everyone tosearch for synergies which are strengthening the European Security and Defence Policy.”
DCI has won a “Naval Training Support Study” (NTSS) contract launched by the European Defence Agency (EDA), for conducting a study on the training fields regarding navigation, mine warfare and diving. The NTSS project is part of the “Pooling & Sharing” process put into place by the European Union
The Défense Conseil Internationals (DCI) board of directors have announced the appointment of Jean-Michel Palagos as Chief Executive Officer. He is succeeding admiral François Dupont, who has reached the statutory age limit and who has been thanked by the board of directors for his actions at the head of the company
DCI announces that a new outsourcing contract has been granted, following the outsourcing contract on the fleet of helicopters from the French Army's light aviation school in Dax. A call for tenders was launched concerning the outsourcing of in-service support related to French civil defense and gendarmerie EC 145 helicopters
Defence Conseil International (DCI) appointed Julia Maris as the company's Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Julia Maris joined the French Armament Procurement Agency (DGA) in 1997
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