Tag Archives: Gene Colabatistto

CAE’s Gene Colabatistto: ‘Portfolio Shaping’ Efforts Could Drive Simulation Market Consolidation

Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE‘s defense and security group, expects the training and simulation industry to see further consolidation as he observed many companies seeking to align their product portfolios, he told Defense News in an interview published Saturday. “I think you will see some companies trying to vertically integrate in …

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Gene Colabatistto, Kevin Kelly Inducted Into George Washington University’s Engineering Hall of Fame

George Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science has inducted Gene Colabatistto, a group president at CAE, and LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly into the GWU Engineering Hall of Fame. Colabatistto, Kelly and five other industry and government leaders were recognized in an Oct. 22 ceremony for their contributions in the technology, management and engineering …

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Gene Colabatistto: New Defense Contracts to Build CAE’s Training Services Portfolio

CAE received $76.5 million in contracts during its second fiscal quarter for training services and simulation products, including defense contracts from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and German air force. The company said Tuesday it will continue to provide KC-135 Aircrew Training System services to the Air Force, T-44C aircrew training services to the …

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CAE Secures Flight Simulator, Magnetic Anomaly Detector, Training Service Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has been awarded several contracts worth at least $91 million combined that cover training services, flight simulators and magnetic anomaly detectors for Lockheed Martin and two other defense customers. CAE USA will provide training services and perform courseware development work for the U.S. Air Force related to MQ-9 Reaper …

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CAE Receives Military Aircraft Training System Orders; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has announced $117.5 million in contract awards that cover aircraft simulation and training platforms for the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy and two international defense customers. The company said Tuesday its defense and security business booked the contracts during the first quarter of the company’s 2016 fiscal year. “Our focus on being a …

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Gene Colabatistto: Synthetic Training Key to Fleet Procurement Mgmt

Gene Colabatistto, CAE group president of defense and security, has discussed his belief in how synthetic training can help manage costs and requirements for fleet procurement and maintenance, Aviation Week reported Wednesday. Colabatistto told the publication training represents 24 percent of enterprise assets, Angus Batey reports. “In order to fully qualify an operator …

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CAE Simulator Helps Airmen Prepare for Nepal Earthquake Relief Operation; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has helped Australian and British air forces to install a virtual database on their C-130J simulators as they prepared for relief and humanitarian aid efforts in Nepal, ADS Advance Magazine reported Monday. The company built the database for airmen to visualize airfields in the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara, …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE, NorthStar Aviation Partner to Develop Helicopter Simulator Tech

CAE and NorthStar Aviation have signed a partnership agreement to develop flight simulation and training products for the NorthStar Aviation-built 407MRH multirole helicopter, Shephard Media reported Monday. Darren Lake writes CAE will use 407MRH flight test data to replicate the aircraft’s performance as well as mission and weapon systems for …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE Boosts Training Portfolio With 4 New Int’l Contracts

CAE has secured four training systems contracts totaling $103.3 million from global defense clients, as group president for defense and security Gene Colabatistto reiterates the company’s focus on its integrated training solutions portfolio. The company said Wednesday its new contracts are to provide or upgrade training and visual systems for the New Zealand, German and …

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CAE Awarded $125M for Contracts with Global Defense Clients; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE Inc. has been awarded more than $125 million in combined contracts with the U.S. Navy and customers from Poland, Germany and Malaysia to provide training technologies. CAE will supply four P-8A simulators to Boeing for the U.S. Navy, an SW4 helicopter simulator to the Polish Air Force, training support services to the …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE Seeks to Help Ottawa Plan, Prepare for Emergencies With New Info System

CAE will help the city of Ottawa implement a new emergency management information system for agencies to collaborate, share and track information with one another during crises. As the deal’s prime contractor, CAE’s integrated enterprise solutions unit will integrate Intermedix‘s WebEOC incident management system and Amika Mobile Corp.’s AMS critical communication system to build a …

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CAE, General Atomics Form Aircraft Training Team; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore new areas of collaboration such as offering aircraft training systems for clients worldwide. The companies intend to further their partnership by integrating CAE simulation technology with GA-ASI’s remotely piloted aircraft, General Atomics said Tuesday. “As unmanned systems continue to …

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Executive Profile: Gene Colabatistto, CAE Group President for Military Simulation Products, Training and Services

Gene Colabatistto serves as group president of CAE’s military simulation products, training and services group and was appointed to that position in June 2012. Before joining CAE, the more than 25-year global defense industry veteran was a senior vice president in the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance  group at SAIC. In that position, he was responsible …

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