CAE announced that it won a series of contracts valued at $110 million to provide a range of training systems and services for global defence customers.
These include contracts to provide T-6C ground-based training system and services for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF). This contract comes from Beechcraft Defense Company LLC. This is an integrated training system that includes two T-6C operational flight trainers, computer-based classroom training systems, and courseware customized for RNZAF pilot training. The T-6C GBTS is a training solution provided to the RNZAF that includes 11 T-6C Texan II military trainer aircraft and 30 years of logistics support.
Gene Colabatistto, Group President, Defense and Security, CAE, said we are well positioned across a range of opportunities around the world, involving defence and security forces that increasingly recognize the benefits of simulation-based training. CAE is a skilled and experienced training systems integrator, and we are focused on pursuing long-term, integrated training solutions.
Germany s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) contracted CAE to replace components and upgrade the visual systems on the German Air Force s Eurofighter simulators. The visual system upgrade will include the addition of CAE s latest generation CAE Medallion-6000 image generator with new high-resolution projectors and dome display systems for the Eurofighter full-mission simulators and Eurofighter cockpit trainers.
Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd (KAI) contracted CAE to provide its CAE Medallion-6000 image generator for a T-50IQ full-mission simulator that KAI is developing. KAI signed a contract to provide its T-50IQ supersonic advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft, including a ground-based training system to Iraq. CAE will provide a database modeling station and support KAI with integration and training services.
The CAE Medallion-6000 image generator provides training benefits such as:
Extremely detailed virtual environments and realistic night scenes;
Smooth dynamic shadows correlated to sun/moon positions;
High resolution imagery and textures for enhanced fidelity;
Highest scene density on the market;
High-end sensor simulation capabilities.
CAE has been awarded a contract to provide an unnamed international customer with a KC-135 boom operator weapon systems trainer (BOWST). The KC-135 BOWST will provide boom operators with enhanced synthetic training capabilities.