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CAE Introduces Simulator for Military Helicopter Mission Training; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has unveiled at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. a simulation system designed for military helicopter mission and flight training. The CAE 700 Mission Reality Series flight training device is based on the CAE 3000MR Series full-mission helicopter simulator and has a fixed-based platform and dynamic seat for …

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Airbus, Thales Extend Military Flight Simulator Supply Partnership

Airbus has ordered an additional two flight training simulators from Thales for the AM400 military transport aircraft crewmen of the French and German air forces. Both simulators are designed to prepare A400M crews for missions such as in-flight refueling and low-level tactical operations, Thales said Tuesday. Thales has delivered A400M full flight simulators and a pair …

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Australia’s Air Force Hits 5K-Hour Simulator Training Mark at CAE-Run Center

Australia’s air force has surpassed the 5,000-hour milestone of utility aircraft simulator training at CAE‘s Sale, Victoria-based training center in Australia which opened in 2014. CAE said Thursday the training center was established as part of a contract award received from Australia’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group to offer King Air 350 …

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AI Signal Research Taps ZedaSoft to Build Apache Simulator for US Army

ZedaSoft has received a contract from AI Signal Research to provide a simulator for the Boeing-built Apache AH-64D helicopter that runs on a simulation software framework. ZedaSoft will work to equip the Apache simulator with its Container-Based Architecture for Simulation software framework and provide simulation hardware equipment under the contract, the company said …

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Lockheed Martin Starts Construction on Training Center for Hercules Pilots, Crew

Lockheed Martin has started the construction of a training center focused on the C-130J Super Hercules airlifter and LM-100J commercial freighter at a site in Marietta, Georgia. The Hercules Training Center will work to train future air mobility pilots and crews for the C-130J and LM-100J and feature classroom space, training devices and a reconfigurable C-130J/LM-100J full-mission simulator, …

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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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L-3 Division Gets Emulation Software Upgrade Contract for Romanian Nuclear Power Plant

L-3 Communications’ MAPPS division has received a contract from Romanian state-owned utilities firm Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica to update the emulation platform of the digital control computer simulator at SNN’s Cernavoda nuclear power plant. The DCC emulation platform is based on the L-3 MAPPS-built Orchid Control System and works to support the functions …

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General Dynamics Showcases Live Combat Simulation Platform

General Dynamics has partnered with Troysgate to build simulation technology that seeks to help military and law enforcement personnel improve their shooting and decision-making skills, Defense News reported Thursday. Jen Judson writes that General Dynamics’ InForce Advanced Live Combat System Training platform is a combination of virtual and live-fire simulators. General Dynamics exhibited the system during this week’s Interservice/Industry …

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Raytheon, Army Run 5M Training Events Through Warfighter FOCUS Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon and the U.S. Army have conducted five million training activities with soldiers deployed at combat training facilities, digital training ranges and other military bases worldwide under the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support contract. Raytheon said Wednesday the company and branch have recorded $400 million in cost savings since 2008 on the Warfighter …

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