CAE announced that BAE Systems has selected the CAE Medallion MR e-Series visual system for Eurofighter Typhoon full-mission simulators for the Qatar Emiri Air Force.
BAE Systems is the prime contractor responsible for providing 24 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft along with in-service support and training package to the Qatar Emiri Air Force.
“BAE Systems did an exhaustive evaluation of the latest visual display systems available for fighter simulators, and we are excited by their selection of the Medallion MR e-Series to support the synthetic training capability for the Qatar Emiri Air Force,” said Thibaut Trancart, Managing Director, Defence & Security -- Middle East, CAE.
“The exceptional realism and immersion offered by the Medallion MR e-Series helps deliver significant training value by allowing complex and challenging fighter aircraft tasks to be rehearsed in a safe virtual environment,” he added.
CAE will be providing four Medallion MR e-Series to BAE Systems for the Qatar Eurofighter Typhoon simulators under contracts awarded during CAE’s fiscal year 2020 third and fourth quarters.
CAE’s Defence & Security business unit focuses on helping prepare customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness. CAE is a world-class training and mission systems integrator offering a comprehensive portfolio of training and operational support solutions across the air, land, sea and public safety market segments.
CAE serves its global defence and security customers through regional operations in Canada; the United States/Latin America; Europe/Middle East; and Asia-Pacific.
CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a record of more than 70 years of industry firsts, CAE continues to help define global training standards with innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety.
CAE has the broadest global presence in the industry, with over 10,500 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, CAE trains more than 220,000 civil and defence crewmembers, including more than 135,000 pilots, and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide.