CAE has received first three Grob G120TP training aircraft to support US Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training program.
The first three Grob G120TP aircraft will be used as part of the United States Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training program and begun training its initial cadre of instructor pilots to prepare for the start of training in 2017, the company announced Wednesday.
CAE also announced it is making good progress on construction of the new Dothan Training Center located at Dothan Regional Airport in Alabama. The facility will provide training to more than 450 US Army fixed-wing aviators annually, as well as providing training to US Air Force C-12 aircrews.
"This turnkey training program will include live, virtual and constructive training that will provide the Army with a modern, flexible and cost-effective training solution specifically designed for the Army's fixed-wing community," said Ray Duquette, President and General Manager, CAE USA.
"Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training is exactly the kind of training systems integration program that CAE is focused on providing its military customers in the United States and around the world." Duquette added.
Under terms of the original contract, which was awarded as a base contract plus six one-year options through March 2024, CAE USA is constructing the new company-owned and operated training center in Dothan, which is near Fort Rucker, Alabama and the US Army's Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) at Fort Rucker.
CAE's Dothan Training Center to support Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training will be operational in early 2017 and ready for the start of training operations in spring of calendar year 2017.
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CAE has been awarded contracts by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces to design and develop a comprehensive Naval Training Centre (NTC) for the UAE Navy. The purpose-built NTC facility will feature a range of integrated ship simulation-based training suites as well as maritime aircraft sensor stations that will be used to deliver training for individuals, command teams, and whole ship crews
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has approved the CDB (Common Database) as an OGC standard. The adoption of the CDB as an OGC standard will bring together the geospatial intelligence and modelling and simulation industries to establish greater interoperability in the use of geospatial data
CAE has won more than a C$100 million worth defense contracts, including the one to continue KC-135 tanker aircrew training services for US air force. Similarly, US Navy has exercised a contract option for CAE USA to continue providing T-44C aircrew training services, the company announced today
Lockheed Martin has manufactured and delivered the first modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile to the US Army. As part of the US Army's TACMS Service Life Extension Program inventory refurbishment effort, the modernized missile includes updated guidance electronics and added capability to defeat area targets without leaving behind unexploded ordnance
CAE has supported the participation of Canadian as well as Australian Air Force in Coalition Virtual Flag 16 (CVF16) virtual air combat exercises. Hosted by the US Air Force, CVF16 took place in mid-August so that simulated aircraft could participate in the joint, multi-national air combat training exercise
CAE has won C$120 million (US$91.9 million) defense contracts to provide a range of training services and simulation product upgrades for global military customers
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