Lockheed Martin Begins Deliveries Of F-35 Full Mission Simulators To International Customers

November 7, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Lockheed Martin recently delivered F-35 Full Mission Simulators (FMS) to the Israeli, Italian, Japanese and Norwegian Air Forces – the first-ever deliveries to international F-35 operators. The simulators are critical components of the pilot training capability at F-35 operating bases in these four countries, where they will facilitate pilot qualification training,...

Discovery Air Defense Wins $783 Million Canadian Pilot Training Contract

November 6, 2017 @ 09:43 PM

Discovery Air Defence Services has won a contract worth over C$1 billion to provide Airborne Training Services (CATS) to the Canadian Armed Forces. This contract is for 10 years with 1 two-year option and a second 17-month option

Cubic Defense to Support US Marine Air Ground Trask Force Training Systems

November 4, 2017 @ 09:15 AM

US Marine Corps System Command (MARCOSYSCOM) has awarded an $11.5 million contract to Cubic Global Defense to support the Marine Air Ground Trask Force (MAGTF) Training Systems Support (MTSS)

Polish Air Force Begins Operation Of CAE-built C295 Full-Flight Simulator

October 31, 2017 @ 01:53 PM

Polish Air Force has begin operating CAE-built C295 full-flight simulator (FFS) at the 8th Air Base Krakow-Balice in Poland. The Polish Air Force operates a fleet of 16 Airbus Defence and Space C295 aircraft used for a variety of transport operations

UK Invests £90M In Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility

October 25, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence has announced an over £90 million investment in a new helicopter simulation centre to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots of the future. The MoDs procurement organisation, Defence, Equipment and Support, has extended a contract with CAE Aircrew Training Services for...

CAE Selects VSTEP Bridge Simulators For UAE Naval Training Centre

October 24, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

VSTEP has been awarded a contract from CAE to provide a suite of custom-built ship bridge simulators for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Naval Training Centre. VSTEP will provide the Full Mission Bridge Simulators after an extensive evaluation process

Saab Sub-contracted For UK Ajax Training Solutions

October 10, 2017 @ 11:52 AM

Saab has been sub-contracted by Lockheed Martin to assemble 16 of the UKs new AJAX virtual Crew Turret Trainers. The Crew Turret Trainer is a virtual simulator designed to train the vehicle crew in the use of the turret (armaments, radios, sights etc)

Thales Wins Airbus A400M Military Training Simulators Contract

October 3, 2017 @ 01:29 PM

Airbus has awarded Thales a contract for two new A400M military training simulators for French and German air forces. The delivery of simulators will be in 2019 for French air force and 2020 for German air force

Pakistan COAS Offers Training Support to Afghan Security Forces

October 2, 2017 @ 02:56 PM

Pakistan has offered to train Afghan security forces in its war against terrorism. The Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa offered support to Afghanistan to train its security forces during his visit to the country

Turkey Opens Military Training Academy in Somalia

October 1, 2017 @ 04:59 PM

Turkey inaugurated a military academy in the Somali capital Mogadishu capable of training 1500 soldiers at a time. Turkeys Chief of General Staff Gen

CAE Comments On Protest On Initial US Army Rotary-wing Instructor Services Contract

September 14, 2017 @ 12:38 PM

CAE USA issued a statement Thursday that it is disappointed with the decision of the US Army following the protest on the initial entry rotary-wing instructor support services contract. “CAE USA is disappointed with this decision from the United States Army, and following a debrief will determine next steps, which could include further protest,” the statement says

European F-35 Pilots Take Part In Simulation Exercise To Evaluate Interoperability

September 12, 2017 @ 01:19 PM

The UK Royal Naval and Air Force Pilots teamed up with fellow F-35 pilots from Italy and the Netherlands as part of a series of simulation exercises to evaluate F-35 interoperability. “We are working towards establishing an IOC interoperability baseline for the UK and F-35 Partner nations and helping them develop a Coalition Concept of Operations (CONOPS) and common tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs),” Tony Hall, F-35 Programme Manager for the interoperability trials at BAE Systems The trial is part of a series of simulation exercises that links together facilities from multiple locations across the UK and creates a common synthetic environment...