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L3Harris to Provide Air Force With Ballistic Missile Training Systems

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L3Harris Technologies will develop and deliver systems through which U.S. Air Force personnel would train to operate a new intercontinental ballistic missile, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. The company will perform this work as a subcontractor to support the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent missile under an existing $13.3B contract held by Northrop Grumman.

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CAE’s Gene Colabatistto: Industry Moves to Standardize Networked Aircraft Training Systems

Gene Colabatistto, CAE‘s group president for defense, has said that the training and simulation industry will move toward the standardization of interoperable aircraft simulators, Defense News reported Thursday. Colabatistto told the Defense News at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education conference that training system providers aim to support the joint mission training of …

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Sikorsky Concludes Critical Design Review of Combat Rescue Chopper Training Devices

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky subsidiary has wrapped up a critical design review of the training systems for the Combat Rescue Helicopter program designed to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft. The CDR’s completion will pave the way for the HH-60W helicopter’s training systems to enter the assembly, evaluation and testing …

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CAE Updates Austrian Army’s Command and Staff Training Platform

CAE has installed an updated version of the company’s command and staff training system at a military educational facility located in Weitra, Austria. The company said Tuesday it implemented the GESI constructive simulation system at Austria’s national defense academy and delivered a third-party communications system to Austria’s Theresian military academy for integration with GESI. Wolfgang Kralicek, head of …

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Boeing Hands AH-64E Apache Crew Trainer to South Korea’s Army

South Korea’s army has received an aircrew training system from Boeing as part of the country’s $1.6 billion order for 36 company-built AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters and associated training and logistical support services. Boeing said Monday the Apache Longbow Crew Trainer is equipped with flight software and flight and avionics simulation models designed to generate a training …

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Swedish Defense Material Administration Picks Saab for Anti-Submarine Warfare Training

Sweden’s defense material administration has placed an order to Saab for anti-submarine warfare training and the AUV62-AT autonomous underwater vehicle to support the Swedish armed forces’ underwater operations. Saab will provide the AUV62-AT with ASW training configuration and additional support and maintenance to the client from 2016 to 2019, the company said Wednesday. …

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Frost & Sullivan: Demand for Mixed Reality Training to Drive Military Training & Simulation Investments

A new Frost & Sullivan analysis predicts the Defense Department’s budget for training and simulation systems to experience a compound annual growth rate of 1.7 percent through 2020. The demand for mixed reality training or live, virtual and constructive training is expected to drive investments and technology updates in the military training and simulation market, Frost …

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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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Lockheed-Led Team 21 Consortium to Support Australian AF Pilot Training System

A Lockheed Martin-led team will provide support for the Australian defense forces’ Air 5428 Pilot Training System as the preferred tenderer on the project. Lockheed said Sunday the Team 21 consortium will work to help the Australian air force develop future pilots from flight screening to flight training. “We look forward to working with the …

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Ian Bell: CAE, ESS Extend Visual Systems Collaboration for Eurofighter Training Program

CAE has been selected to produce additional visual systems for the Eurofighter training program under a contract with Eurofighter Simulation Systems. CAE will provide new Medallion-6000 image generators, display systems and database development tools for the Eurofighter Typhoon Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids program, CAE said Monday. ESS designed the Eurofighter …

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Cubic, DRS to Update F-35 Training System for Windows 7; Dave Schmitz Comments

Cubic Corp. has received new contracts to continue to develop and integrate the ground instrumentation subsystem of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 air combat training system. Cubic will work with DRS Technologies to make the ground subsystem functional with the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and update encryption tools for the fighter jet’s P5 systems, Cubic …

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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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