French Army first NH90 Medium Range Training Device ready for training
Sogitec, December 04, 2013 - Sogitec Industries is pleased to announce that NAHEMA and the French Defense Procurement Agency (Direction générale de l’armement, DGA) have declared ready for training the first NH90 Caïman Medium Range Training Device (MRTD), in its French Army variant, at the NH90 Joint Training Center (Centre de formation interarmées, CFIA) at the French Army Aviation Academy in Le Luc, south-eastern France.
This milestone concludes the first phase of the on-going international program for the development and production of seven training devices for the French Army and Navy and the Finnish Army.
The MRTD is based on a flight training device (FTD) class 3 simulator equipped with a comprehensive library of training scenarios, including conversion-to-type and instrument flight rating. It procures in addition a full range of mission training to address customers’ tactical training needs.
About Sogitec Industries: Sogitec Industries is a leading company in the market of support products and services for Aerospace and Defense systems. Sogitec offers a comprehensive range of instruction and training solutions for military and civil aerospace needs, from full training systems to simulation subsystems. The company also operates in major technical publications and documentary systems programs. Sogitec employs over 500 personnel and delivered revenue of 100 million euros in 2012. The company is headquartered in Suresnes (Paris). Two other main facilities are located in Bruz (Rennes, Britanny) and Mérignac (Bordeaux). Sogitec Industries is a subsidiary of aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation.
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