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. They include three subcontracts to support development of five C-130J fuselage trainers for the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command; to continue providing CF-18 in-service support services for the Royal Canadian Air Force's CF-18 fleet; and to provide in-service support for the C295W Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue training program for the Royal Canadian Air Force.
"These orders augment the long-term, recurring revenue profile of our defence business," said Gene Colabatistto, CAE's Group President, Defence & Security. "Original equipment manufacturers and global militaries continue to recognize our training and simulation experience on enduring platforms, such as the C-130J, which combined with a positive defence environment continues to provide us a healthy pipeline of opportunities around the world".
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
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 USA today has been awarded a United States Army contract to provide a suite of Abrams M1A2 tank engine trainers. Under terms of the contract awarded by the Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), CAE USA will develop two new M1A2 Abrams tank driver stations with live-engine maintenance trainers to support diagnostic and troubleshooting maintenance training tasks
The UK Ministry of Defence has announced an over £90 million investment in a new helicopter simulation centre to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots of the future. The MoDs procurement organisation, Defence, Equipment and Support, has extended a contract with CAE Aircrew Training Services for another 8 years to continue delivering training for Chinook, Puma and Merlin aircrews at the facility in South Oxfordshire
CAE USA issued a statement Thursday that it is disappointed with the decision of the US Army following the protest on the initial entry rotary-wing instructor support services contract. “CAE USA is disappointed with this decision from the United States Army, and following a debrief will determine next steps, which could include further protest,” the statement says
CAE and Elbit Systems have signed joint agreement to pursue United Kingdom MoD training opportunities under the Defence Operational Training Capability (Air) programme (DOTC-A). CAE and Elbit Systems will collaborate to pursue the DOTC (A) Core System and Services (DCS&S) project as well as the Typhoon Future Synthetic Training (TFST) project, the companies said in a statement Tuesday
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