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Indra expands CESIHEL capabilities

20th January 2021 - 14:15 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy

Indra is upgrading CH-47D synthetic training equipment to CH-47F standard for the Spanish Army in a €30 million contract. Indra has also just delivered the second NH-90 FMS.

Indra is now in the process of upgrading the Chinook CH-47D helicopter simulation system to a CH-47F configuration at the Spanish Army Helicopter Simulation Center (CESIHEL), which is part of the Armed Forces Flight Academy (ACAVIET).

The CH-47F training system at the Colmenar Viejo Base comprises a Full Mission Simulator (FMS), a Flight Training Device and a Computer Based Training (CBT) suite.

Valued at €30 million ($36.35 million), the upgrade includes the addition of LED projectors to allow the FMS to be used for NVG training; and an upgrade to the FMS HLA protocols to enable it to be networked to

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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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