CAE, December 15, 2014 - Montreal, Canada - CAE today announced that is has won a series of contracts during its fiscal year 2015 third quarter including extending the maintenance and support services provided at the German Army Aviation School.
Germany's Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has exercised a contract option for CAE GmbH to continue providing a range of maintenance and in-service support through 2021 at the Hans E. Drebing simulator centre of the German Army Aviation School in Bueckeburg.
The contract covers the on-site maintenance and training support services of the 12 CAE-built helicopter simulators operated at the German Army Aviation School.
The state-of-the-art training facility, Europe's largest helicopter training centre, includes two Bell UH-1D, eight Airbus Helicopter EC135, and two Sikorsky CH-53 helicopter simulators that are used to deliver initial and advanced pilot training to the German Armed Forces as well as several other defence and security forces.
In addition, CAE is delivering under a separate contract two additional CH-53GA cockpits to use with the roll-on/roll-off simulators, giving the German Army a total of 14 simulator cockpits at the facility.
CAE is a global leader in providing comprehensive training solutions based on world-leading simulation technology and integrated training services. The company employs 8,000 people at more than 160 sites and training locations in 35 countries. Our vision is to be our customers' Partner of Choice and we take a long-term approach to customer relationships. We offer our civil aviation and defence and security customers a complete range of highly innovative product, service and training centre solutions designed to help them meet their mission critical needs for safety, efficiency and readiness. We provide similar solutions to customers in healthcare and mining. CAE has the largest installed base of civil and military flight simulators, supported by a range of after-sales services, and has been serving the needs of its customers for nearly 70 years. We have the broadest training services network in the world and offer civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in 67 locations worldwide and train more than 120,000 civil and military crewmembers annually.