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CAE Lands $275M Recompete Award for USAF Tanker Crew Training Services

CAE‘s (NYSE: CAE) U.S. subsidiary will continue to help the U.S. Air Force train pilots and boom operators of the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft under a potential eight-year, $275M contract.

CAE USA will provide simulation and classroom training services to more than 4.5K military tanker crewmembers each year, update trainer equipment and support a boom operator simulator system designed for Air National Guard, the company said Tuesday.

The recompete contract has a one-year base period along with seven option years.

Cardinal Point, CymSTAR, Delaware Resource Group and FAAC serve as the teaming partners under the KC-135 Training System program.

USAF first selected CAE USA to be the program’s prime contractor in 2010.

Locations of work on the KC-135 Training System program are as follows:

  • Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma
  • Bangor Air National Guard Base in Maine
  • Eielson AFB in Alaska
  • Fairchild AFB in Washington
  • Forbes Field in Kansas
  • General Mitchell ANGB in Wisconsin
  • Grissom Air Reserve Base in Indiana
  • Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii
  • Kadena Air Base in Japan
  • Key Field in Mississippi
  • Lincoln ANGB in Nebraska
  • MacDill AFB in Florida
  • March ARB in California
  • McGee Tyson ANGB in Tennessee
  • McGuire AFB in New Jersey
  • Phoenix ANGB in Arizona
  • Pittsburgh ANGB in Pennsylvania
  • Rickenbacker ANGB in Ohio
  • Ronald Wright ANGB in Utah
  • Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall in the U.K.
  • Scott AFB in Illinois
  • Selfridge ANGB in Michigan
  • Sioux City ANGB in Iowa
  • Sumpter Smith Joint National Guard Base in Alabama
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