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CAE to Diversify Defense, Security Portfolio; Dan Gelston Quoted

CAE

CAE will work to diversify its defense and security portfolio, with an emphasis on space and cyber capabilities. Daniel Gelston, group president of CAE’s Defense and Security unit, announced that the business will partner with defense primes during the early stages of new competitions. To remain a competitive partner, CAE will invest in research and engineering efforts. 

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CAE Names Ben Nicholson VP of Washington Operations; Ray Duquette Quoted

Ben Nicholson

CAE has appointed Ben Nicholson as vice president of Washington Operations, effective December 14, 2020. He will bring experience in government and legislative relations as well as public policy. “He has an extensive background in government relations and a thorough understanding of national security businesses and will be an important addition to the CAE team," said Ray Duquette president and general manager of CAE. 

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Air Force, DIU Plan 2021 Rollout for Immersive Aircraft Training System

Virtual Training System

The U.S. Air Force plans to roll out an artificial intelligence-driven virtual training system for remote pilot exercises in 2021. The Air Force and DIU partnered with Google to provide a cloud platform for hosting JTS immersive training devices and storing performance data. CAE, Discovery Machine and Vertex will also work with USAF and DIU to develop JTS.

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L3Harris Team Wins Task Order to Modernize USAF Flight Simulator; Todd Gautier, Lt. Col. Rick Jaime Quoted

Todd Gautier

L3Harris Technologies has announced that the company will lead a team, including CAE, CymSTAR, Dell Technologies and Leidos, to help transform the U.S. Air Force’s flight simulator training used to help develop highly skilled air crews. The L3Harris team will support the Air Force’s Simulators Common Architecture Requirements and Standards (SCARS) program. 

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