20-Jan-2011 Source: CAE
CAE today announced it has been awarded a series of military contracts for the defence forces of more than 12 countries valued at more than C$140 million. Among the contracts are: the design and manufacture of a C-130J weapon systems trainer and other training devices for Lockheed Martin; a contract from Boeing Training Systems and Services to build two M-346 full-mission simulators; an agreement with IGTEC to design and manufacture a C-130H full-mission simulator; a contract from Airbus Military to develop A400M maintenance trainers; a contract from Boeing to provide CAE’s magnetic anomaly detection (MAD) system for the Indian Navy’s P-8I Poseidon aircraft; and a contract from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence to continue providing training support services for Royal Navy helicopter training systems.
“We are continuing to see opportunities and solid order activity around the world for CAE’s comprehensive suite of military simulation products and services,” said Martin Gagne, CAE’s Group President, Military Products, Training and Services. “We have made it a strategic priority to position the company on key military aircraft that have a long life ahead, such as the C-130, M-346, A400M and P-8.”
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The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded CAE UK plc a five-year contract to continue providing training support services for the Royal Navy’s Lynx helicopter training systems at Royal Navy Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton as well as the Sea King Mk6 training systems at RNAS Culdrose. CAE will provide on-site contractor logistics support services such as simulator maintenance, preventative maintenance and other support services. In addition, as aircraft modifications are introduced, CAE will provide post design services to update the Lynx Mk8 training devices to replicate the ‘as flown’ configuration of the operational helicopters.
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modelling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defence forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$1.5 billion, CAE employs more than 7,500 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in more than 20 countries. We have the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Through our global network of 30 civil aviation and military training centres, we train more than 75,000 crewmembers yearly. We also offer modelling and simulation software to various market segments and, through CAE’s professional services division, we assist customers with a wide range of simulation-based needs. www.cae.com