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IBM joins Babcock-Leonardo bid team for Canada’s largest training contract

1st June 2023 - 19:00 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


The Royal Canadian Air Force trains at the USAF's Luke AFB. (Photo: US DoD)

The 25-year, $3.75 billion contract is currently in the evaluation phase and is expected to be awarded in the autumn of this year with only two remaining contenders.

Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training has announced IBM Canada as a strategic subcontractor for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) programme.

Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training is committed to providing an innovative experience that will deliver a student-centric solution for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Future Aircrew Training programme.

‘We are delighted to have IBM as a strategic delivery subcontractor on the Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training team,’ said Simon Hill, FAcT programme director at Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training.

‘With their extensive global experience and deep understanding of information technology, we believe that together, we will revolutionise military

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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