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CAE wins over $100 million in defence contracts

Key contracts include synthetic training equipment for the rotary-wing element of the UK's Military Flying Training System program


July 7, 2016
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MONTREAL—CAE has won defence contracts valued at more than $100 million to provide a range of simulation products and training support services for global military customers.

The company said that some of the key contracts include Lockheed Martin awarding CAE a contract to provide synthetic training equipment for the rotary-wing element of the UK’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) program; Lockheed Martin for CAE to continue managing the in-service support for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) CC-130J aircraft maintenance technician training program; and L-3 MAS issuing CAE an order to continue providing in-service support for the RCAF’s CF-18 fleet.

Lockheed Martin/UK Military Flying Training System
CAE was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin to provide Airbus Helicopters H135/H145 synthetic training equipment in support of the United Kingdom’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) program.

CAE will provide seven flight training devices (FTDs) and one command and tactics trainer (CTT) for the Airbus Helicopters H135/H145 family. All the training devices will be delivered in 2018 to Royal Air Force (RAF) Base Shawbury and used to support ab initio helicopter pilot training for the RAF, British Army and Royal Navy.

Lockheed Martin/Royal Canadian Air Force
CAE said that Lockheed Martin has awarded the company a five-year contract to continue providing in-service support for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s CC-130J aircraft maintenance technician training program. The contract includes options that could extend the in-service support by five years.

Under the CC-130J Maintenance Training Program, CAE provides maintenance and support services for the CC-130J fuselage training devices, integrated cockpit systems training device, and virtual maintenance trainers. CAE will also provide training support services, including schoolhouse support staff, training device spares, upgrades and maintenance, hardware and software engineering, courseware updates, and obsolescence management.

L-3 MAS/Royal Canadian Air Force
L-3 MAS has issued an order for CAE to continue providing in-service support solutions for the RCAF’s CF-18 aircraft. CAE will provide avionics software upgrades, integrated logistics support and data management services.