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Battelle to Support National Guard Training for WMD, CBRNE Response Teams

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Battelle will help train National Guard Bureau personnel on response operations for weapons of mass destruction and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats under a $13.8 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The nonprofit company said Wednesday the Defense Technical Information Center task order under the …

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Lockheed- & Northrop-Led Teams in Shortlist for Australia’s Simulation Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2017 — The Australian government has shortlisted industry teams led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for the JP 9711 Core Simulation Capability program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Shephard Media reported Monday that the teams will seek to secure work to update Australia’s networked simulation …

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Cubic Eyes Wireless Comms Capability Expansion Via Deltenna Purchase; Bradley Feldman Comments

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has wrapped up its purchase of U.K.-based radio and antenna communication platforms provider Deltenna for an undisclosed sum in a push to build up wireless communications capabilities for training and tactical applications. Deltenna designs and produces rugged antennas, broadband range extensions, Long Term Evolution base stations and other …

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CAE Books $139M Defense Contracts for Aircraft Training Products & Services; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured more than $138.5 million in contracts during the first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year to provide aircraft simulation products, training services and in-service support to U.S. and international defense customers. Montreal-based CAE said Tuesday it received contracts from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) MAS subsidiary and Airbus Group‘s …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE to Utilize Big Data Analytics to Update Training Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) aims to utilize mission playback data and analytics to generate insights that would work to address training challenges and optimize future flight training systems, ExecutiveBiz reported June 19. AIN Online reported June 17 that Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and …

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State Dept Approves $750M Training Services FMS Deal for Saudi Arabia

The State Department has authorized Saudi Arabia’s procurement of training services for the country’s air force and other military branches under a $750 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. Saudi Arabia’s blanket order training program will cover English language, flight, mobile, specialized and technical training services along with …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Agile Acquisition, Industry Collaboration Among Factors to Drive Fed IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2017 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys’ (NYSE: UIS) federal systems business, has said he believes agile acquisition and increased training for the information technology workforce will work to drive IT modernization efforts at federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Puvvada, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 …

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Navy Awards General Dynamics Unit $244M Surface Combat Training Support Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a potential five-year, $244 million contract to provide training support services for the U.S. Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems. General Dynamics Information Technology will provide warfare training and curriculum development support for CSCS’ 15 learning areas and detachments as well as international programs, …

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CAE-Built Aeromedical Evacuation Trainer at Dobbins AFB Now Fully Operational

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2017 — The CAE-built (NYSE: CAE) Aeromedical Evacuation Training System based on the C-130 aircraft has reached full operational capability for deployment at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the fuselage trainer features a motion platform that will work to provide U.S. Air Force aeromedical evacuation …

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CAE to Provide RPA Training Support for UAE Air Force; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will provide training on remotely piloted aircraft operations to the United Arab Emirates’ air forces under a potential $40.9 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the contract covers a combination of academic, simulator and live-flying RPA training services, including courseware …

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