Boeing and CAE have signed a cooperation agreement to expand multi-mission platforms in Canada, Germany and Norway. These agreements utilize each company’s complementary capabilities to provide superior, cost-effective management and technical training solutions for the P-8A Poseidon Program.
These agreements are intentional Pre-mission preparation for defense customers operating Boeing P-8 aircraftsaid Torbjorn Sjogren, Boeing vice president and general manager, Government Services. “Working together, Boeing and CAE can provide results-based training for pilots and cabin crew, ground maintenance school, on-duty support, and training of instructors when needed.”
As a member of Team Poseidon at Boeing’s Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft (CMMA) demonstrations, CAE is part of the P-8’s Canadian industrial footprint, which counts on 81 Canadian partners on the platform.
“Mission success depends on advanced preparation and rapid response,” said Daniel Gilston, chief of the Department of Security and Defense. “As a leading provider of flight simulation and training, we are leveraging collaboration to create an agile network of in-service training, simulation and support solutions to deliver critical readiness to defense forces around the world.”
This collaboration extends into a long-standing relationship that spans commercial and defense portfolios around the world. for more than a decade, CAE provided operational flight instructors on the Boeing P-8A platform Supporting the US Navy, the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the British Royal Air Force.