CAE, Elbit System To Pursue UK DOTC-A Training Program Jointly

September 12, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

CAE and Elbit Systems have signed joint agreement to pursue United Kingdom MoD training opportunities under the Defence Operational Training Capability (Air) programme (DOTC-A). CAE and Elbit Systems will collaborate to pursue the DOTC (A) Core System and Services (DCS&S) project as well as the Typhoon Future Synthetic Training (TFST)...

Aviation Training Consulting To Provide L-100 Aircraft Transition Training to Kuwaiti Air...

September 8, 2017 @ 05:37 AM

Aviation Training Consulting is being awarded a $43 million contract for KC-130J aircrew and maintenance training products and support services and L-100 transition training for the government of Kuwait. Services to be provided include assisting and advising the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) on matters related to the operational employment of the...

Polish Air Force Begin Operating CAE-built SW-4 Helicopter Full-flight Simulator

September 5, 2017 @ 10:02 AM

Polish Air Force has begun operating CAE-built 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS) to train its air force cadets at the 41st Air Base School in Deblin. The SW-4 helicopter, developed in Poland by PZL-Swidnik, a Leonardo Helicopter company, is a multi-role light utility helicopter used by the Polish Air Force...

Mahindra Defence Initiates Lockheed Martin C-130J Training Centre In India

August 31, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

Indias Mahindra Defence Systems has started a C-130J Super Hercules simulator training centre at the Air Force (IAF) station in Hindon outside Delhi. The facility offers training with a full motion simulator to the crew that operate the C-130J special operations aircraft acquired from Lockheed Martin in 2011

Saab Signs Extension Contract To Provide British Army With Tactical Engagement Simulation...

August 22, 2017 @ 09:51 AM

Saab has signed a three year contract extension estimated SEK 210 million with the United Kingdoms Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the provision of Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES) as a fully managed service. Saabs versatile Deployable TES (DTES) system is used by the British Army to support overseas training exercises conducted...

Saab To Deliver Infantry Training Systems To Estonian Army

August 16, 2017 @ 02:18 PM

Saab has signed a contract with the Estonian Armed Forces to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army. The deliveries will be made in 2018, the company announced Wednesday

Australia's Air Force Chief Pilots First Flight OF Pilatus PC-21 Training System

August 16, 2017 @ 11:37 AM

Australia's Chief of Air Force has completed first flight in the Lockheed Martin's AIR 5428 Pilatus PC-21 Pilot Training System. The Chief of Air Force's first flight of the in-service Pilatus PC-21 aircraft was shown at a media event hosted by Australian Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne, in East Sale, Australia yesterday

Nigerian Air Force Commissions Five Pakistan-made Super Mushak Trainer Aircraft

August 14, 2017 @ 03:22 PM

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) inducted five Super Mushshak trainer aircraft into its inventory on August 9 for the primary training of its pilots at 401 Flying Training School (FTS), Kaduna. At the same time, 16 ab-initio student pilots, including 2 female cadets, graduated from the 401 FTS

UK-based Sub-contractor Accused of Fund-misuse In Afghanistan Training Contract

August 10, 2017 @ 09:45 AM

A US Senator has accused a UK-based sub-contractor of misusing funds meant for training intelligence officers in Afghanistan by spending on luxury vehicles and six-figure salaries to employees' 'significant others.' Senator Claire McCaskill on the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee blew the whistle on a federal contract following an audit that left taxpayers on the hook for over $50 million in questionable costs, including seven luxury vehicles and $400,000 average salaries for 'significant others' of corporate officers to serve as “executive assistants

Cubic To Develop Simulation Services For Australian Navy

August 8, 2017 @ 11:49 AM

The Australian Navy has selected Cubic Defense as the primary contractor to develop distributed simulation-enabled training events. The four-year contract, valued at approximately USD $7

General Dynamics To Provide Training For US, UK Fire Control System and...

July 27, 2017 @ 04:50 AM

General Dynamics was awarded $8 million contract modification for sustainment of the US and UK SSBN fire control system and the US SSGN attack weapon control system (AWCS) to include training and support equipment. Also included is missile fire control for the US Columbia-class and UK Dreadnought-class common missile compartment program development, through first unit UK production, and strategic weapon interface simulator, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday

India Not Extending Maintenance Deal For Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainers

July 21, 2017 @ 04:54 PM

Indian government has decided to not extend the contract to maintain the Air Forces 75 PC-7 Turbo Trainers which was expired in December 2016. Manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland, the aircraft were acquired in 2012