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CAE Subsidiary to Develop Situational Awareness Platform for SOCOM; Ray Duquette Quoted

Ray Duquette President and GM CAE USA

A CAE subsidiary has secured an other transaction agreement to create a synthetic environment prototype for a program aimed at increasing U.S. Special Operations Command situational awareness. CAE USA Mission Solutions aims to build a system for visualizing and integrating data into a common operational picture as part of the Mission Command program, CAE said Wednesday.

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CAE USA to Build Seahawk Helicopter Training System for Brazilian Navy

CAE‘s U.S. subsidiary has received a foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Navy to build a training system for the Brazilian navy’s S-70B Seahawk helicopter crew. The company said Wednesday it intends to produce a fixed-base operational flight trainer and weapons tactics trainer that can function independently or operate together as a tactical operational …

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CAE to Update Army Abrams Training Equipment

CAE‘s U.S. business has won a potential $7.5 million contract to modernize Abrams M1A1 engine diagnostic and troubleshooting trainers for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Monday CAE USA will perform upgrades to Abrams training systems installed at Fort Benning in Georgia; Fort Lee in Virginia; and Gowen Field in Idaho. The Army Contracting Command …

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CAE USA’s Mike Lewis to Keynote Military Flight Training Summit

Mike Lewis, director of business development and training solutions at CAE‘s U.S. arm, will deliver a keynote speech Thursday at the 2017 Military Flight Training USA Summit in San Antonio, Texas. He will discuss integrated live, virtual and constructive flight training that works to connect aircraft and ground simulations, Leonardo DRS said Monday. In his …

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CAE Authorized to Link KC-135 Simulators With Air Force Distributed Training Center Network

CAE‘s U.S. subsidiary has received authorization from the U.S. Air Force to connect company-built KC-135 Stratotanker simulators to the service branch’s Distributed Training Center Network. The Air Force said Thursday CAE USA can link the KC-135 aircrew training system with other mobility platforms designed to support virtual-constructive training across multiple  Air Force bases. “What we are moving …

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Leonardo’s DRS Subsidiary to Build T-100 Trainer Production Facility in Alabama

Leonardo’s U.S.-based subsidiary DRS plans to establish a Tuskegee, Alabama-based facility to manufacture its proposed aircraft for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer jet program. The Leonardo DRS-led industry team will set up its final assembly and manufacturing facility for its proposed T-100 Integrated Training System at Moton Field Municipal Airport in Tuskegee …

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CAE’s KC-135 Simulator Certified for Air Force Training Center Network Deployment

CAE‘s U.S. subsidiary has obtained authorization to operate the KC-135 Stratotanker‘s operational flight trainer on the U.S. Air Force‘s Distributed Training Center Network. The company said Tuesday the ATO permits the KC-135 Aircrew Training System to connect with other Mobility Air Force platforms to help the service branch perform live-virtual-constructive training on a secure and classified network. …

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CAE to Support Army Pilot Training Program Through New Alabama Facility; Ray Duquette Comments

CAE‘s U.S. business unit plans to open a new flight training facility in Dothan, Alabama, by spring 2017 as part of the aerospace and defense contractor’s $75 million capital investment in the state. CAE USA expects to provide integrated classroom instruction, simulator training and live-training services to more than 450 U.S. Army fixed-wing aviators and …

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CAE to Proceed With MH-60 Training System Tech Refresh; Ray Duquette Comments

CAE‘s U.S. business unit has received authorization from the U.S. Navy to begin technology refresh work on simulator and training systems for the service branch’s fleet of MH-60 Seahawk helicopters. The company said Wednesday the Navy gave the signal for CAE to proceed following the Government Accountability Office‘s decision over a bid …

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Ray Duquette: Technology, Mission Rehearsal Key in CAE’s Flight Simulation Programs

Ray Duquette, president and general manager of CAE‘s U.S. arm, has said the company builds simulation technology to replicate what the company believes will happen to pilots during military or commercial aircraft flights, the Tampa Tribune reported Saturday. “We do both training and mission rehearsal with multiple simulators networked,” Duquette told Tribune …

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