C$ 80M in Contracts for CAE
CAE of Montreal, PQ, Canada recently announced more than C$ 80 million (about $65 million) in military contracts. Recipients include:
US Army: Synthetic Environment Core program to support general electronic (synthetic) simulators, and the rapid database production facility in Orlando, FL to manage the potential arrays of “objects” for those simulations.
US Navy: The 7th MH-60S operational flight trainer. They will also be the eventual recipient of Boeing’s P-8A Engineering Flight Simulator crew deck and controls, which will help test integration and scenarios for associated systems and weapons)
Lockheed Martin: Sub-contracted training support services for the USAF’s Hercules fleet, incl. the new C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System (MATS) program and the C-130E/H Aircrew Training System program.
NATO: An E-3A flight training device (FTD), which will be delivered in 2010 and used alongside the current CAE-built E-3A flight deck simulator in Geilenkirchen, Germany.
German BWB defence procurement agency: A range of on-site maintenance support for flight simulation equipment. CAE’s annual contracts cover a range of flight simulators. CAE provides services in several sites in Germany and the United States to maintain almost every flight simulator in service with the German Armed Forces, including Tornado attack aircraft and Germany’s CH-53G, UH-1 and EC135 helicopters.