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I/ITSEC 2016: French Air Force looks to outsource pilot training equipment

28th November 2016 - 21:02 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Orlando


France's military procurement agency (DGA) has ‘recommended’ that Babcock France be awarded a contract to provide and maintain a training aircraft fleet and related services for the French Air Force.

Known as the Formation modernisée et entrainment différencie des equipages de chase (FOMEDEC), this public, private partnership programme (PPP) is expected to be worth over €400 million to Babcock. The company says that around half of this figure will be used to buy aircraft and ground based training equipment.

Babcock Group is no stranger to providing flying training services. The company is a 50% share holder in Ascent

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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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