Thales Wins Airbus A400M Military Training Simulators Contract

October 3, 2017 @ 01:29 PM

Airbus has awarded Thales a contract for two new A400M military training simulators for French and German air forces. The delivery of simulators will be in 2019 for French air force and 2020 for German air force

Pakistan COAS Offers Training Support to Afghan Security Forces

October 2, 2017 @ 02:56 PM

Pakistan has offered to train Afghan security forces in its war against terrorism. The Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa offered support to Afghanistan to train its security forces during his visit to the country

Turkey Opens Military Training Academy in Somalia

October 1, 2017 @ 04:59 PM

Turkey inaugurated a military academy in the Somali capital Mogadishu capable of training 1500 soldiers at a time. Turkeys Chief of General Staff Gen

CAE Comments On Protest On Initial US Army Rotary-wing Instructor Services Contract

September 14, 2017 @ 12:38 PM

CAE USA issued a statement Thursday that it is disappointed with the decision of the US Army following the protest on the initial entry rotary-wing instructor support services contract. “CAE USA is disappointed with this decision from the United States Army, and following a debrief will determine next steps, which...

CAE, Elbit System To Pursue UK DOTC-A Training Program Jointly

September 12, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

CAE and Elbit Systems have signed joint agreement to pursue United Kingdom MoD training opportunities under the Defence Operational Training Capability (Air) programme (DOTC-A). CAE and Elbit Systems will collaborate to pursue the DOTC (A) Core System and Services (DCS&S) project as well as the Typhoon Future Synthetic Training (TFST)...

Aviation Training Consulting To Provide L-100 Aircraft Transition Training to Kuwaiti Air...

September 8, 2017 @ 05:37 AM

Aviation Training Consulting is being awarded a $43 million contract for KC-130J aircrew and maintenance training products and support services and L-100 transition training for the government of Kuwait. Services to be provided include assisting and advising the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) on matters related to the operational employment of the KC-130J and L-100 aircraft capable of effectively employing the full range of its operations, missions and capabilities consistent with the Marine Corps and KAF approach to training and operations, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday

Polish Air Force Begin Operating CAE-built SW-4 Helicopter Full-flight Simulator

September 5, 2017 @ 10:02 AM

Polish Air Force has begun operating CAE-built 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS) to train its air force cadets at the 41st Air Base School in Deblin. The SW-4 helicopter, developed in Poland by PZL-Swidnik, a Leonardo Helicopter company, is a multi-role light utility helicopter used by the Polish Air Force for advanced pilot training and other utility missions

Mahindra Defence Initiates Lockheed Martin C-130J Training Centre In India

August 31, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

Indias Mahindra Defence Systems has started a C-130J Super Hercules simulator training centre at the Air Force (IAF) station in Hindon outside Delhi. The facility offers training with a full motion simulator to the crew that operate the C-130J special operations aircraft acquired from Lockheed Martin in 2011

Saab Signs Extension Contract To Provide British Army With Tactical Engagement Simulation...

August 22, 2017 @ 09:51 AM

Saab has signed a three year contract extension estimated SEK 210 million with the United Kingdoms Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the provision of Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES) as a fully managed service. Saabs versatile Deployable TES (DTES) system is used by the British Army to support overseas training exercises conducted by Light Role Battle Groups as part of their Collective Training progression

Saab To Deliver Infantry Training Systems To Estonian Army

August 16, 2017 @ 02:18 PM

Saab has signed a contract with the Estonian Armed Forces to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army. The deliveries will be made in 2018, the company announced Wednesday

Australia's Air Force Chief Pilots First Flight OF Pilatus PC-21 Training System

August 16, 2017 @ 11:37 AM

Australia's Chief of Air Force has completed first flight in the Lockheed Martin's AIR 5428 Pilatus PC-21 Pilot Training System. The Chief of Air Force's first flight of the in-service Pilatus PC-21 aircraft was shown at a media event hosted by Australian Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne, in East Sale, Australia yesterday

Nigerian Air Force Commissions Five Pakistan-made Super Mushak Trainer Aircraft

August 14, 2017 @ 03:22 PM

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) inducted five Super Mushshak trainer aircraft into its inventory on August 9 for the primary training of its pilots at 401 Flying Training School (FTS), Kaduna. At the same time, 16 ab-initio student pilots, including 2 female cadets, graduated from the 401 FTS