General Dynamics Wins US Army Mission Training Support Contract Worth $975 Million

December 2, 2017 @ 02:22 AM

General Dynamics was awarded the Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract by the US Army Contracting Command. The multiple award contract has a ceiling value of approximately $975 million with a five-year ordering period

Saab Unveils New Military Training Application

November 28, 2017 @ 06:10 AM

Saab launches a new tool for military O/C (Observer/Controller) and exercise leaders. The new application, We:Are, is built on Augmented Reality for smart phones and tablets, and will be showcased to the training market for the first time at this year´s I/ITSEC in Orlando, Florida...

Lockheed Martin Awarded Multiple Contracts Worth $198M For C-130 Aircraft Training

November 28, 2017 @ 05:20 AM

Lockheed Martin received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world

Israel Aerospace Industries Details De-briefing System Developed for Blue Flag Exercise

November 24, 2017 @ 08:06 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) supplied to Israel's Air Force (IAF) a drill debriefing system that performs debriefing in record time. The system was developed for the Blue Flag Exercise held in November 2017 which was led by the IAF and included air forces from USA, Poland, Greece, Germany, Italy, France, India...

Thales to Setup First UAE Defence Service Centre in Abu Dhabi

November 14, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

Thales plans to establish a dedicated United Arab Emirates Defence Service Centre in Abu Dhabi to provide training and transfer of knowledge to UAE Armed Forces. The new Service Centre will serve all divisions of the UAE Armed Forces and will span across the entire Thales portfolio of solutions

Lockheed Martin Begins Deliveries Of F-35 Full Mission Simulators To International Customers

November 7, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Lockheed Martin recently delivered F-35 Full Mission Simulators (FMS) to the Israeli, Italian, Japanese and Norwegian Air Forces – the first-ever deliveries to international F-35 operators. The simulators are critical components of the pilot training capability at F-35 operating bases in these four countries, where they will facilitate pilot qualification training, continuation training and mission rehearsal training

Discovery Air Defense Wins $783 Million Canadian Pilot Training Contract

November 6, 2017 @ 09:43 PM

Discovery Air Defence Services has won a contract worth over C$1 billion to provide Airborne Training Services (CATS) to the Canadian Armed Forces. This contract is for 10 years with 1 two-year option and a second 17-month option

Cubic Defense to Support US Marine Air Ground Trask Force Training Systems

November 4, 2017 @ 09:15 AM

US Marine Corps System Command (MARCOSYSCOM) has awarded an $11.5 million contract to Cubic Global Defense to support the Marine Air Ground Trask Force (MAGTF) Training Systems Support (MTSS)

Polish Air Force Begins Operation Of CAE-built C295 Full-Flight Simulator

October 31, 2017 @ 01:53 PM

Polish Air Force has begin operating CAE-built C295 full-flight simulator (FFS) at the 8th Air Base Krakow-Balice in Poland. The Polish Air Force operates a fleet of 16 Airbus Defence and Space C295 aircraft used for a variety of transport operations

UK Invests £90M In Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility

October 25, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence has announced an over £90 million investment in a new helicopter simulation centre to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots of the future. The MoDs procurement organisation, Defence, Equipment and Support, has extended a contract with CAE Aircrew Training Services for another 8 years to continue delivering training for Chinook, Puma and Merlin aircrews at the facility in South Oxfordshire

CAE Selects VSTEP Bridge Simulators For UAE Naval Training Centre

October 24, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

VSTEP has been awarded a contract from CAE to provide a suite of custom-built ship bridge simulators for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Naval Training Centre. VSTEP will provide the Full Mission Bridge Simulators after an extensive evaluation process

Saab Sub-contracted For UK Ajax Training Solutions

October 10, 2017 @ 11:52 AM

Saab has been sub-contracted by Lockheed Martin to assemble 16 of the UKs new AJAX virtual Crew Turret Trainers. The Crew Turret Trainer is a virtual simulator designed to train the vehicle crew in the use of the turret (armaments, radios, sights etc)