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AUSA 2012: CAE sees opportunities in US ground forces rebalance

23rd October 2012 - 14:16 GMT | by Darren Lake in Washington, DC


As the US begins to extricate itself from Afghanistan and focus its attentions on restructuring and re-equipping its forces, training systems company CAE sees an opportunity to increase the amount of business it does in supporting ground combat forces.

Speaking to Shephard at AUSA Annual in Washington DC, the recently appointed head of its military products business, Gene Colabatistto, warned that US ground forces would need to focus more on their training needs as they return to a peacetime structure.

In particular, Colabatistto said there would be increased strain on training assets as the operational tempo of training increased and

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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