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ITEC 2012: CAE highlights simulation budget restrictions

23rd May 2012 - 11:51 GMT | by Andrew White in London


CAE UK's managing director, Ian Bell has warned of  'massive pressure' on defence budgets worldwide in the realm of simulation and training.

Speaking to Shephard ahead of the ITEC event in London, Bell said the UK in particular was seeking to edge away from so-called 'high-end' solutions but highlighted North Africa as an area of potential growth.

'One of those things driving the UK is the desire to get away from expensive training devices. What is it we can do on lower level devices?'' Bell asked.

Highlighting 'huge' potential programmes such as the MFTS in the UK, Bell outlined a

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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