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.
Some of the key contracts include the United States Air Force exercising a contract option for CAE USA to provide MQ-1 Predator/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) aircrew training services, the United States Navy exercising contract options on the MH-60 Tech Refresh and Procurement of Simulators program and the Austrian Armed Forces awarded a contract to upgrade their CAE GESI command and staff training system.
"Our large installed base of existing training devices and simulation systems provide ongoing upgrade and update opportunities along with long-term service and support business," said Gene Colabatistto, CAE's Group President, Defence & Security in statement Tuesday.
The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded CAE USA a contract for option year three on the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft aircrew training services and courseware development program.
The United States Navy has exercised additional contract options as part of the MH-60R/S Tech Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) program.
Under the MH-60 TPRS program, CAE USA is performing major updates and upgrades to the US Navy's suite of MH-60S Sierra and MH-60R Romeo training systems, including tactical operational flight trainers and weapons tactics trainers.
CAE was awarded an upgrade contract to provide the latest generation CAE GESI command and staff training system to the Austrian Armed Forces.
The latest generation CAE GESI software will be provided to the Austrian Armed Forces in phases over the next year to update and enhance the command and staff training provided to military and civil commanders.
Enhancements to the latest version of the CAE GESI software include an easy-to-use exercise editor, comprehensive after-action-review capability, and interoperability with a range of command and control (C2) systems.
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CAE today announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$100 million to provide a range of simulation products and training support services for global military customers. Some of the key contracts include Lockheed Martin awarding CAE a contract to provide synthetic training equipment for the rotary-wing element of the United Kingdom's Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) program; Lockheed Martin for CAE to continue managing the in-service support for the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) CC-130J aircraft maintenance technician training program; and L-3 MAS issuing CAE an order to continue providing in-service support for the RCAF's CF-18 fleet,...
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
France has deployed two additional MQ-9 Reaper drones to Niamey, Niger received from General Atomics in support of the country's Operation in the Sahel region. The UAVs arrived at Base Aérienne 101 in Niamey, Niger, at the end of 2016 where the Escadron de Drone 1/33 Belfort has been operating three other MQ-9s since January 2015 in support of the country's Operation 'Barkhane' in the Sahel region, a French military source was quoted as saying by
CAE is developing CAE 300 series helicopter simulator that includes cockpits for Bell 412 and Bell 429 helicopters used by the Canadian Coast guard. The CAE 3000 Series simulator also features CAE's roll-on or roll-off cockpit design, the company announced today
The US State Department has approved sale of Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft, equipment, training, and support for $1 billion to the United Kingdom. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 16, 2016, DSCA said in a startement Thursday
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
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
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