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CAE Intros Cloud-Based Training System With Data-Driven Pilot Assessment; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has developed a big data analytics-powered training system built on Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government cloud that will work to deliver real-time assessments of pilot competencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 27. The CAE Rise platform, which is available to the defense market, …

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Serco to Continue Facility Mgmt, Training Support for CAE at UK Helicopter Simulation Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Serco will continue to provide facility management and pilot training support at CAE‘s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility in the U.K. under an estimated $34.5 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The award extends the Serco-CAE partnership at the simulated training facility located at the …

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UK Gov’t Invests Over $100M in CAE-Operated Pilot Training Simulation Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — A CAE-operated helicopter simulation facility in England has received an estimated $118.8 million investment from the U.K. defense ministry to advance training capabilities for the country’s future naval and air force pilots, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.K. government said Tuesday the funds will support training programs …

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CAE-Run Fixed-Wing Pilot Training Program in Alabama Produces 1st Graduates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 14, 2017 — A CAE-run (NYSE: CAE) U.S. Army pilot training program in Dothan, Alabama, has produced its first batch of graduates after four months of classroom, simulator and live flight training, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Monday the first six graduates of the Initial Entry Fixed-Wing course …

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Boeing-Saab Team Holds Flight Test on 2nd T-X Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and its teaming partner Saab have conducted a flight test on a second production-ready T-X trainer aircraft as part of a U.S. Air Force program to replace the T-38, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The test sought to validate the aircraft’s design and performance following …

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Beechcraft to Replace Argentina’s Military Training Aircraft Under $88M Air Force FMS Contract

Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Beechcraft subsidiary has landed a one-year, $88.2 million “undefinitized” contract with the U.S. Air Force to build trainer aircraft and provide maintenance support and pilot training services for Argentina’s air force as part of a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Tuesday Beechcraft will deliver four T-6C+ …

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State Dept Approves $1B Trainer Aircraft Logistics Support Deal With Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to procure pilot and maintenance training, base support and contractor logistical support for C-172, C-208 and T-6 trainer aircraft under a potential $1.06 billion foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested contractor aircraft modification services, repair and spare parts, publications, aircraft ferry, miscellaneous parts, training base operation and base …

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L3 Business Unit Wins $202M Contract to Support Marine Corps, Navy C-12s

An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a potential $202.2 million contract to provide depot-level maintenance, logistics and sustaining engineering services for C-12 utility lift aircraft of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The Defense Department said Wednesday L3’s Vertex Aerospace business will perform site support, aircraft and engine depot …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils Pilot Training Facility for T-50A Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has opened a pilot training facility for the T-50A trainer aircraft in South Carolina as it eyes the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer replacement contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the facility will house tooling and manufacturing equipment for the T-50A’s …

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CAE Gets $133M in Military Aircraft Simulator, Training System Orders; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has captured contracts worth a combined $132.8 million to provide flight simulation equipment and pilot training services to multiple domestic and international defense customers. The company said Wednesday it received a contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to build Phenom 100 synthetic training devices for a U.K. military flying training program and another …

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