CAE Wins $ 275 Million Competition Award for USAF Tanker Crew Training Services

CAE’s U.S. affiliate (NYSE: CAE) will continue to help the U.S. Air Force train pilots and boom operators for the KC-135 Stratotanker in a potential eight-year, $ 275 million contract.

CAE USA will provide simulation and classroom training services to more than 4.5,000 military tanker crew members each year, update training equipment, and support a boom operator simulator system designed for the Air National Guard, the company said on Tuesday.

The renewal contract has a base period of one year and seven option years.

Cardinal Point, CymSTAR, Delaware Resource Group and FAAC are the partners of the KC-135 Training System program.

The USAF first selected CAE USA as the prime contractor for the program in 2010.

The places of work on the KC-135 training system program are as follows:

  • Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma
  • Bangor Air National Guard Base in Maine
  • Eielson AFB in Alaska
  • Fairchild AFB in Washington
  • Forbes Field in Kansas
  • General Mitchell ANGB in Wisconsin
  • Grissom Air Reserve Base in Indiana
  • Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii
  • Kadena Air Base in Japan
  • Key field in Mississippi
  • Lincoln ANGB in Nebraska
  • MacDill AFB in Florida
  • Mars ARB in California
  • McGee Tyson ANGB in Tennessee
  • McGuire AFB in New Jersey
  • Phoenix ANGB in Arizona
  • Pittsburgh ANGB in Pennsylvania
  • Rickenbacker ANGB in Ohio
  • Ronald Wright ANGB in Utah
  • Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall in the United Kingdom
  • Scott AFB in Illinois
  • Selfridge ANGB in Michigan
  • Sioux City ANGB in Iowa
  • Sumpter Smith Joint National Guard Base Alabama


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