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.
According to the UK MOD, the DOTC(A) programme and the specific training opportunities that fall under the overall project enable the air force to better train together as a total force, support the defense-wide requirement to download live training into the synthetic environment and allow a rebalancing of live/synthetic training.
"We recognise defence forces are looking to increasingly leverage synthetic environments for more of the operational and mission training they need to conduct, and the UK MOD's Defence Operational Training Capability programme aims to address these requirements," said Jonathan Browning, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, CAE UK.
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Elbit announced that it was awarded an approximately $93 million contract from an Asia-Pacific country to upgrade its F-5 aircraft fleet. The contract will be performed over a three-year period
The Philippine Army will likely award a contract to Israeli Elbit Systems to modernize 40 of its M113A2 armored personnel carriers (APC) through direct negotiation. US-made 40 M113A2s will be modernized as part of 114 APCs donated by US through its Excess Defense Article (EDA) program
An Elbit Systems of America Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT) border security system passed US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) systems acceptance testing. This IFT system, located in the Douglas, Arizona, Area of Responsibility (AOR), marks the company's second deployment of the system, with the first occurring in the Nogales, Arizona, AOR, the company announced Monday
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
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 was awarded a subcontract valued at more than C$150 million from Leonardo Helicopters to provide the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) with a comprehensive NH90 helicopter training solution. The QEAF has signed a contract with Leonardo Helicopters to acquire a fleet of both NH90 tactical transport helicopters (TTH) and NH90 NATO frigate helicopters (NFH)
Elbit Systems has won a $74 million contract to provide and operate flight simulators for the upgraded C-130H and C-130J transport aircraft of the Israeli Air Force (IAF). The contract is for a 13-year period which includes a set up phase of three years and a ten-year operating period, the company said in a statement Wednesday
CAE USA has been awarded subcontracts from Lockheed Martin to support the design, development and manufacture of six C-130J weapon systems trainers (WSTs) for the United States Air Force and Air National Guard. The orders for these six C-130J WSTs were booked during CAE's second quarter of fiscal year 2018 and included in the quarterly earnings announcement done on November 10, 2017, the company said in a statement Tuesday
VSTEP has been awarded a contract from CAE to provide a suite of custom-built ship bridge simulators for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Naval Training Centre. VSTEP will provide the Full Mission Bridge Simulators after an extensive evaluation process
The UKs Royal Air Force drone pilots who fight against Islamic State terrorists could be awarded medals for serving the nation. "The changing character of warfare provides new challenges; not just about how we fight but also how we recognize and support those who serve,” UKs Defense Secretary Michael Fallon was quoted as saying by
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