Canadian Manufacturing

CAE secures $100 million in global military contracts

Contracts include upgrades to Canada’s CC-130 Hercules airplane and CH-146 helicopter simulators



MONTREAL—Flight training firm CAE Inc. has won military contracts worth more than $100 million from Canada’s Department of National Defence; Malaysia; the German Air Force and the U.K.’s Royal Air Force.

The contracts include major upgrades to Canada’s CC-130 Hercules airplane and CH-146 helicopter simulators, long-term support services for an AW139 full-flight simulator in Malaysia and the development of two Tornado maintenance trainers for the German Air Force and Royal Air Force.

The company will also design and manufacture a CAE 3000 Series helicopter full-flight simulator for an undisclosed customer in Europe and has a helicopter training services contract for another undisclosed customer in Asia.

CAE employs more than 7,500 people at manufacturing sites and training locations in more than 20 countries.

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