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CAE wins $100M in military contracts

Aerospace company gets new programs in the Asia-Pacific region.


June 27, 2013
by CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL — CAE says it has won about $100 million worth of military contracts from customers in more than 15 countries.

The Montreal-based company says they include a contract to design and build a full-flight helicopter simulator to be delivered in 2014 to the Finnair Flight Academy near Helsinki International Airport in Finland.

The United States Navy also awarded CAE USA a contract to provide the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force with KC-130R aircrew and maintenance training services.
Another military contract is with Turkey to provide an image generator for a pair of helicopter simulators.

“I am pleased we are winning new programs in the Asia-Pacific region involving countries such as Japan, Korea, Singapore, India and others,” said Gene Colabatistto, CAE`s group president for military products and training.

CAE is a global player in modelling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defence. The Montreal-based company employs about 8,000 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in 30 countries.

The company offers civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crewmembers yearly.

© 2013 The Canadian Press