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Gene Colabatistto: CAE Eyes Big Data Analytics for Future Simulators

CAE looks to use big data analytics to optimize its future flight simulators and address training challenges that students face, AIN Online reported Saturday. Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE's defense and security group, said at the 2017 Paris Air Show that data from mission playbacks can be analyzed to determine particular maneuvers, …

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UAE Taps CAE for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Training Support; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has received a potential five-year $40.9 million contract to provide remotely piloted aircraft training support services for United Arab Emirates' air force and air defense personnel. The company said Monday its CAE Maritime Middle East subsidiary will act as the principal contractor and help the Middle Eastern country establish a training …

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CAE Reports $134M in Simulation, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has reported defense contracts worth a combined value of approximately $134.1 million that cover new simulation products, simulator updates and training support services for global military customers. CAE said Tuesday the contracts include a deal with Babcock France to support pilot training of the French air force and orders from Airbus for a …

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Airbus to Purchase 2 CAE-Built C295 Simulators; Gene Colabatistto Comments

Airbus' defense and space business has ordered two additional CAE-built flight simulators for the C295 aircraft under a memorandum of understanding. Airbus will install one C295 flight simulator at the company's international training center in Spain and provide the other one for an unnamed aircraft operator, Airbus said Monday. Gene …

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CAE Reports $76M in US, Intl Defense Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has reported $76.3 million in defense contracts from sector customers such as U.S. military agencies and other companies Insitu and Rotorsim. The company said Tuesday the U.S. Air Force and Navy have exercised contract options for continued KC-135 tanker and T-44C aircrew training services respectively. Work to support the Air Force’s KC-135 program …

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CAE Helps Australian, Canadian Airmen Conduct Joint Tactical Simulation Exercise; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE worked with the air forces of Australia and Canada to help them participate in a multinational integrated live-virtual-constructive exercise with their U.K and U.S. counterparts in mid-August. The Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force implemented CAE-built full-mission simulators during the Coalition Virtual Flag 16 event, the company said Wednesday. “These kinds …

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CAE Lands $91M Defense Contracts for Training Services, Simulator Updates; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured contracts worth approximately $91.2 million combined from international military customers to provide aircrew training services and simulation system updates. The Montreal-headquartered company said Tuesday the contracts include awards from the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Austria’s armed forces. “Our large installed base of existing training devices and simulation systems provide ongoing upgrade and update …

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CAE, Draken Enter Global Air Training Services Partnership; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE and Draken International signed a memorandum of understanding Friday at the Royal International Air Tattoo to explore opportunities in the global market for adversary and aggressor air training services. CAE said Friday the companies aim to offer an integrated live-virtual-constructive training system to air combat support, embedded and threat simulation, contracted adversary and aggressor air training and joint terminal …

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CAE Secures $77M in Aircraft Maintenance, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has received contracts valued at approximately $77 million to provide flight simulation products and training services in support of military clients. The company said Thursday the awards include two contracts from Lockheed Martin and an order from L-3 Communications‘ L-3 MAS subsidiary to support the U.K.’s Military Flying Training System program and the Canadian …

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CAE Discloses UAE Training Center Development, Simulator Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

The United Arab Emirates has awarded CAE a set of contracts with a combined $111 million base value deliver helicopter simulators and develop a naval training center for the country’s joint aviation command and navy. CAE will design and develop a naval training center with ship simulation-based training suites and maritime aircraft sensor stations designed to conduct individual, …

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CAE Announces 4Q Training, Simulation Contract Awards; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured defense and security contracts amounting to $59.2 million in total for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 to provide training and simulation equipment and services. The company said Thursday it received contract awards from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency, Public Works and Government Services Canada …

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Raytheon-Led Team Offers T-100 For Air Force T-X Program; CAE’s Gene Colabatistto Comments

Raytheon has teamed up with CAE, Finmeccanica and Honeywell to introduce the T-100 training jet as part of their efforts to compete for the U.S. Air Force's T-X trainer aircraft program. The T-100 aircraft is a variant of the Alenia Aermacchi-built M-346 training jet and comes with a ground-based training platform, Raytheon said …

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