CAE has won defence contracts valued at more than C$200 million to provide simulation products, operational systems and training services for global military customers.The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded CAE USA a contract option for MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper RPA aircrew training services and courseware development. Included in the recently exercised contract option is a contract modification that calls for CAE USA to significantly increase the number of training instructors it employs to support the USAF's MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper training programs. The majority of the new instructors will be based at Holloman Air Force Base (AFB) in New Mexico, which is the site of the formal training units for both the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper.
CAE has received a purchase order from Mitsubishi Electric United States (MEUS) to provide critical components of CAE's AN/ASQ-508 Advanced Integrated Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) system for twenty P-1 maritime patrol aircraft operated by the Japanese Ministry of Defence.
CAE will design and manufacture a C-130J/LM-100J weapon systems trainer for Lockheed Martin's new international training centre to be built in Marietta, Georgia.
The US Air Force has exercised the option for the sixth year of aircrew training services provided by CAE USA as prime contractor on the KC-135 Aircrew Training System (ATS) program. CAE USA will continue to provide classroom and simulator instruction as well as upgrades, maintenance and support of all KC-135 aircrew training devices.
The US Navy has exercised the option for the second full-year of comprehensive T-44C aircrew training services provided at Naval Air Station (NAS) Corpus Christi in Texas. CAE USA provides T-44C aircrew training services under a contractor-owned and operated training program. CAE is providing classroom and simulator training for more than 500 students annually to support the Navy's T-44C aircraft, which is used for multi-engine intermediate and advanced flight training.
Finally, CAE will continue providing a range of maintenance and in-service support services for the German Air Force's Eurofighter training devices as part of an industry team in Germany. CAE will have specific responsibility for maintaining the Eurofighter visual systems, including CAE Medallion-6000 image generators as well as projector and display systems. The maintenance and in-service support services will be performed on-site at Laage, Neuburg, Noervenich and Wittmund, which are the four Eurofighter main operating bases in Germany.