German Naval Troops Begin Training With NH90 Helicopter Simulator

December 17, 2019 @ 10:56 AM

The ground personnel of the German Navy have begun all-round training on the usage of NH90 Sea Lion helicopter with Rheinmetall having delivered the simulators in June 2019. "Thanks to advanced simulation technology from Rheinmetall, ground personnel of the German Navys new NH90 NTH Sea Lion helicopter are already able to...

Saab to Perform Mid-life Upgrade of German Combat Vehicle Simulators

December 4, 2019 @ 10:01 AM

Germany has awarded Saab a contract worth $19 million (180 MSEK) for a mid-life upgrade programme of the Armys AGDUS combat vehicle simulators. The German Armys AGDUS BT 46 system will be upgraded to the latest generation technology

Raytheon Unveils Portable V-22 Virtual Reality Trainer

December 4, 2019 @ 03:39 AM

Raytheon debuted a virtual reality version of its portable V-22 trainer on Monday at I/ITSEC, modeling, simulation and training event in Orlando, Florida, USA. Aircraft Functional V-22 Trainer-Virtual Reality system provides hyper-realistic training across all experience levels, including early-career aviation maintenance students and those engaged in continuing education, the company said...

Raytheon Develops Dismounted Soldier Training Simulator

December 4, 2019 @ 03:29 AM

Raytheon unveiled its new Synthetic Training Environment Soldier Virtual Trainer (STE SVT) at I/ITSEC modeling, simulation and training event in Orlando, Florida, USA. The STE SVT simulator uses virtual reality to train squads of soldiers in multiple scenarios while using real and virtual weapons, the company said in a

Damen, VSTEP JV to Establish Marine Simulation Research Lab

December 3, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

Damen Shipyards Group and VSTEP have set up a joint venture to establish a laboratory to explore innovative new simulation solutions. The aim of the partnership is to develop software that will extend the capabilities of VSTEPs existing NAUTIS Maritime Simulation platform into engineering applications and so open up new research...

Saab to Maintain German Army's simulation training equipment

December 2, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

Saab has signed a contract valued 870 MSEK ($91 million) to support the German Army with the operation of their Combat Training Centre Gefechtsübungszentrum Heer (GÜZ). The scope of work consists of the management and maintenance of all live simulation training equipment, communication infrastructure and the exercise control centre

Saab Installs S-Rig Gripen Simulator In Brazil

November 26, 2019 @ 06:49 AM

Saab inaugurated the S-Rig (Systems Rig) Gripen simulator at the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo State, Brazil on November 25. According to the company, it is the first Gripen development simulator installed outside of Sweden

Pentagon Awards Northrop 2 USAF Contracts Worth $2Bn for GPS Systems, E-8C...

September 28, 2019 @ 07:22 AM

Northrop Grumman has won two separate contracts worth $1.9 Billion combined for Embedded GPS Inertial Navigation System Modernization (EGI/EGI-M), and E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft

Vertex Aerospace Wins $53M to Train Pilots of T-1, T-6 &

September 27, 2019 @ 05:45 AM

Vertex Aerospace has won a $53 million modification contract for support of T-1, T-6, and T-38 undergraduate pilot training. Work will be performed at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and is expected to be complete by September 30, 2020

Boeing Wins $500M to Train Qatari F-15QA Aircrew

August 29, 2019 @ 10:56 AM

Boeing has won a $500 million contract for Qatar Emiri Air Force (QAEF) F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training. "This contract will provide F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training to support the QEAF," the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday

US Army Awards Boeing $146M For Netherland’s AH-64 Apache Flight Simulators

August 22, 2019 @ 10:12 AM

The US Army has awarded Boeing a $145.9 million modification contract for Netherlands Longbow Crew Trainers, which is the centerpiece of Boeings AH-64 Apache training

Raytheon to Train Afghan Air Force in Aircraft Maintenance

August 2, 2019 @ 07:57 AM

The US Army Contracting Command has awarded Raytheon a $108 million contract to train the Afghanistan Air Force in aircraft maintenance. Under the terms of the contract, Raytheon will develop a new training program that involves Simulation, Training and Instrumentation called “Afghanistan Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Training (AMT)