CAE today announced that it will be investing C$1 billion (US$765 million) over the next five years in aviation training industry globally.
One of the main objectives of the investment is to fund Project Digital Intelligence, to develop the next generation training solutions for aviation, defence & security and healthcare.
The project includes three major activity areas: advanced digital technology development, digital transformation of the training and user experience, as well as CAE innovation and collaboration facilities.
Executives and employees of CAE were joined by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier of Québec Philippe Couillard for the announcement of the most significant investments in the aviation training industry globally.
“As a powerhouse of innovation, CAE has been at the forefront of the training industry, including digital technology, for years. This strategic investment will take our company to the next level,” said Marc Parent, President and Chief Executive Officer of CAE.
CAE will develop its next-generation training technologies for aviation, defence & security, and healthcare, while making use of its extensive training network and data ecosystem. CAE will carry out Project Digital Intelligence in Canada, utilizing its R&D laboratories, as well as its test and integration facilities.
CAE announced the launch of the CAE 700MR Series flight training device (FTD), a next-generation FTD designed specifically for military helicopter flight and mission training, at the Farnborough International Airshow today. “We listened to our customers to design and develop a high-end flight training device that addresses the highest priorities for military helicopter mission training, such as a realistic tactical synthetic environment, extreme field-of-view visual system, and architecture designed for networking and interoperability,” said Gene Colabatistto, CAEs Group President, Defence and Security
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