CAE To Support UK's Merlin Life Sustainment Programme

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  • 08:10 AM, June 4, 2015
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CAE announced on Wednesday that it has won a contract from AgustaWestland to support the UK Ministry of Defence's Merlin Life Sustainment Programme.

The contract signed in CAE's fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015 and included in the value of contracts announced on April 8, 2015.

AgustaWestland is the prime contractor responsible for the conversion of 25 AW101 Merlin helicopters for maritime operations to support the Royal Navy.

Under subcontract to AgustaWestland, CAE will design and manufacture a suite of AW101 Merlin synthetic training equipment to train pilots and rear crew.

CAE will deliver two AW101 Merlin Mk.4/4a fixed-base flight training devices (FTDs), one rear-crew trainer (RCT), and one flight navigation procedures trainer (FNPT) in 2017 to RNAS Yeovilton.

 

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