CAE has won C$175 million defense contracts to provide new simulation products, simulator upgrades and training support services for global military customers.
Key contracts awarded during the third quarter of CAE's fiscal year 2017 include Babcock France to support pilot training for the French Air Force; Airbus Defence & Space ordering a new C295 full-flight simulator for its training centre in Seville, Spain, and continuing simulator upgrades as well as training support services on the MH-60 Seahawk for both the United States Navy and Royal Australian Navy.
"The contract with Babcock France is a strategic win in Europe that will provide the French Air Force with a modernised training solution for future fighter pilots," said Gene Colabatistto, CAE's Group President, Defence & Security in a statement today.
"We have been Airbus' long-time training partner on the C295 program and are pleased we will continue to support the training required on this platform, which now will also include the Royal Canadian Air Force following Canada's selection of the C295 for its Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue program.” Colabatistto added.
CAE USA has won an over US$50 million contract from US Army to provide rotary-wing flight training instructor support Services. Under terms of the contract which was awarded for the transition and base one-year period, CAE USA will provide classroom, simulator, and live flying instructor support services for the US Army's Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) in USA
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
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
CAE has won a C$56 million contract frrom United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide its Air Force and Air Defence with a training solution for remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). Under the five-year contract, CAE will deliver an integrated training solution that includes academic, simulator and live flying training for the UAE Air Force's fleet of RPA systems
CAE has signed a contract with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to provide training services, including instructors, for the NATO E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircrew training program. The training service is required for NATO Airbase Geilenkirchen in Germany, the company announced today
CAE has won a contract from Australia's Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group to support and provide training services for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)'s Hawk Mk127 fighter trainer. Under terms of the contract, CAE will provide classroom and simulator instructors RAAF Base Williamtown, in addition to providing maintenance and support services on the three CAE-built Hawk Mk127 full-mission simulators currently being installed at both RAAF Base Williamtown and RAAF Base Pearce, the company announced Tuesday
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