CAE details new defence contracts
CAE has won defence contracts worth a combined CAD$120 million (USD$91.6 million) to provide a range of training services and simulation product upgrades for global military customers, the company announced on 13 September.
CAE USA has received a contract from the US Air Force (USAF) for option year three on the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper UAS aircrew training services and courseware development programme. The company will continue to work with USAF personnel to provide simulator, classroom and live flying instruction for over 1,500 pilots and sensor operators at a range of bases each year.
The US Navy has exercised additional contract options as part of the MH-60R/S Tech Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) programme. Under the programme, CAE USA will carry out major updates and upgrades to the navy's suite of MH-60S Sierra and MH-60R Romeo training systems, including tactical operational flight trainers and weapons tactics trainers.
The company has also received an upgrade contract to provide the latest generation CAE GESI command and staff training system to the Austrian armed forces. The new generation software will be provided in phases over the coming 12 months. Enhancements include interoperability with a range of command and control systems, comprehensive after-action-review capability, and easy-to-use exercise editor.
More from Training
Training of helicopter pilots and aircrew continues apace for the Australian navy and army at Nowra.
ICAVS(D) is one of the first pathfinder projects for the Collective Training Transformation Programme.