CAE USA Awarded $10.2M for the Airborne Warning and Control System Flight Crew Trainer.
CAE USA, Arlington, Texas, has been awarded a $10,186,946 modification (P00038) to previously awarded contract FA8621-15-C-6309 for the Airborne Warning and Control System Flight Crew Trainer. The contract modification is for the exercise of the seventh option year under the basic contract. Work will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2022. Fiscal 2022 operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $1,663,500 are being obligated at the time of award. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $86,610,480. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
A subsidiary of Canadian company CAE Inc., CAE USA designs, builds, and sells a range of flight simulators for training on military and civil aircraft. The company also offers trainings course using its simulators for hands-on (if not in-air) experience. Its Tampa Training Center provides flight simulation services for the Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules aircraft, a popular airplane that’s been in production since 1954 and used by some 70 countries. Parent CAE has a dozen other locations across the US that offer training for the civil aviation, mining, and healthcare industries. (www.dnb.com)