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.
The value of this contract was included in CAE's third quarter orders for fiscal year 2017.
Under a separate subcontract to BAE Systems, CAE is delivering three new Hawk Mk127 full-mission simulators to support the RAAF under the Project AIR5438 Lead-in Fighter Capability Assurance Program.
The first two CAE-built Hawk Mk127 full-mission simulators are currently installed at RAAF Base Williamtown and RAAF Base Pearce respectively, and are undergoing final on-site testing and integration before they are expected to be declared ready-for-training in the May timeframe.
The third Hawk Mk127 full-mission simulator will be delivered to RAAF Base Williamtown in mid-2017.
The Hawk Mk127 full-mission simulators all feature a high-fidelity replica of the Hawk Mk127 cockpit surrounded by an 11-foot projection dome display featuring the CAE Medallion-6000 image generator and Boeing's Constant Resolution Visual System.
The CAE-built Hawk Mk127 simulators also feature the Common Database (CDB) architecture, which was recently adopted by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) as an international standard for the creation of synthetic environment databases.
Airbus has awarded CAE a C$200 million contract for a comprehensive C295W aircrew and maintenance training solution to support the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) program. Over the next 11 years including the options to extend an additional 15 years would take the value to more than C$300 million, the company said in a statement Monday
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
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
CAE USA has been awarded a US Navy contract to provide the Brazilian Navy with a comprehensive S-70B Seahawk helicopter training system. CAE will design and manufacture two S-70B training devices: a fixed-base S-70B operational flight trainer (OFT) to be used for pilot training along with an S-70B weapons tactics trainer (WTT) to be used for training rear-crew sensor operators and airborne tactics officers
CAE has won multiple defence contracts valued at more than C$175 million to provide simulation products, training services and in-service support for global military customers. These contracts, awarded during CAE's first quarter of fiscal year 2018, involve programs that highlight CAE's position on major platforms and its Training Systems Integrator strategy
A concept of a future variant of BAE Systems' Hawk trainer jet aircraft has flown for the first time at the Companys military aircraft facility in Warton, UK. The concept demonstrator features an upgraded cockpit equipped with BAE Systems LiteHUD (a low-profile head-up display) and a large area display that introduces a new student/pilot training experience
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
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