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.
"The C-130J weapon systems trainers allow the Air Force to increase the amount of synthetic training used throughout the overall training curriculum, which ultimately enhances safety, efficiency and mission readiness for the aircrews," Ray Duquette, President and General Manager, CAE USA.
The C-130J WSTs are full-motion, full-mission simulators that simulate the aircraft and its various missions. The simulators recreate the sounds, motion, virtual environment and all other systems required to provide a high-fidelity, realistic flight training environment. These six C-130J WSTs will be delivered to various air bases during 2020 and 2021.
Polish Air Force has begin operating CAE-built C295 full-flight simulator (FFS) at the 8th Air Base Krakow-Balice in Poland. The Polish Air Force operates a fleet of 16 Airbus Defence and Space C295 aircraft used for a variety of transport operations
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
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
Polish Air Force has begun operating CAE-built 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS) to train its air force cadets at the 41st Air Base School in Deblin. The SW-4 helicopter, developed in Poland by PZL-Swidnik, a Leonardo Helicopter company, is a multi-role light utility helicopter used by the Polish Air Force for advanced pilot training and other utility missions
CAE was awarded a contract from a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) customer to develop a Joint Multinational Simulation Centre. As part of the contract, CAE will be providing the GlobalSim constructive simulation system
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)
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
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