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Boeing Lands Contract to Maintain UAE’s C-17 Training Simulator Devices

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide C-17 Globemaster III logistics and training simulator maintenance services to the United Arab Emirates government under an $18.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers support for motion-based devices that the UAE uses to train …

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CAE Secures ATO to Connect KC-135 Trainer to Air Force Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has received authorization to connect its aircrew flight trainer for the KC-135 Stratotanker with other platforms in the U.S. Air Force‘s Distributed Training Center Network, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the authority to operate for the KC-135 Aircrew Training System enables it to …

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Janus Gets Recognized for Demining Work, Training Support in Iraq

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 17, 2017 — Janus Global Operations has received recognition from Gov. Sohaib Alrawi of Iraq’s Anbar Province for the company’s mine-clearing activities, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. JGO said Wednesday the governor acknowledged in a social media post the company’s work and support for training Iraqis in dealing with improvised explosive …

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Microsoft Offers Cyber Training for Military Vets, Transitioning Service Members

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will provide military veterans and transitioning service members training on cybersecurity topics such as cryptology, risk identification, access controls and incident response through the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs at Microsoft, said …

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Fulcrum Opens New North Carolina, Virginia Offices to Support Defense Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — Fulcrum has opened two new facilities that will work to provide training and logistics services to defense agencies and other customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Feb. 1 the new office in Fayetteville, North Carolina, will serve the U.S. Special Operations Command and clients at Fort …

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Australian Air Force Posts Over 5K Hours of Simulation Training at CAE Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2017 — The Australian air force has exceeded 5,000 hours of utility aircraft simulator training since the 2014 launch of CAE‘s (NYSE: CAE) training facility in Sale, Victoria, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The center was constructed under a contract from Australia’s capability acquisition and sustainment group to …

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Toshiba America Medical Systems Wins $828M DLA Radiology Equipment, Training IDIQ

Toshiba America Medical Systems has won a potential 10-year, $827.6 million from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide radiology systems, related accessories and training services to the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year base period that will run …

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CAE Secures Simulation, Training Support Contracts Worth $134M; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has landed contracts worth a total of $134.1 million from international military customers for new simulation technologies, simulator updates and training support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it closed a deal with Airbus‘ defense and space business unit for …

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CAE Reports $760M in Training Services Contracts With US Army, Canadian Air Force; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has secured two long-term training services contracts with the U.S. Army and Canada’s air force worth approximately $760 million combined. CAE said Thursday the contract with the Army will cover classroom, simulator and live rotary-wing flight training instructor support at the Army Aviation Center of Excellence in Alabama …

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L3 to Establish London Training Center, Aircraft Simulator Production Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2017 — L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) commercial training solutions business unit has partnered with the U.K.’s Surrey County Council to construct an airline training center and aircraft simulator production facility in London, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the L3 London Training Center is scheduled to open …

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