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New trainers, old problems

21st January 2019 - 13:10 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London

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Boeing has been awarded a $91.72 million contract for the procurement of new aircrew and maintenance training systems, as well as upgrades and modifications to the existing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircrew and maintenance training systems.

This contract will ensure the systems are representative of fleet aircraft and technologies, and are able to interface with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Joint Simulation Environment.

According to US government documents, the new synthetic training equipment includes 25 Tactical Operational Flight Trainers, three advanced development stations, eight low-cost trainers and six interactive visual environment maintenance trainers some of which will be

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

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