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DSEI 2021: Collins secures additional E-2D contract

7th September 2021 - 09:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


The Nortrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye is having its training systems enhanced. (Photo: DVIDS)

Collins Aerospace received a contract modification to enhance HITS-A and HITS-M training devices for the E-2D.

Collins Aerospace has continued to add to its Hawkeye Integrated Training System (HITS) business with a $17.62 million contract to upgrade training systems for aircrew and maintenance crew.

Awarded by the Orlando, Florida-based US Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWC TSD), the contract covers aircrew systems within the HITS-A programme and maintainers under HITS-M.

HITS-A provides tactics trainers; operational flight trainers; aircrew procedures trainers; curriculum/courseware; electronic classrooms; a learning resource centre and mission brief/debrief facilities.

HITS-M features a simulated maintenance trainer, a power plant trainer, curriculum/courseware design and support and electronic classrooms.

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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