The United States has agreed to sale Egypt a C-130H Simulator for the Egyptian Airforce.
CAE announced today it has won a United States Air Force contract to design and manufacture a C-130H full-mission simulator for the Egyptian Air Force. The contract was awarded to CAE USA under the United States foreign military sale (FMS) program. The value of the contract was included in the CAE press release dated June 16, 2010 as a sale to an undisclosed customer [On 16 June, CAE announced several military contracts with a total value exceeding C$100 million which included manufacturing a new C-130H simulator for an undisclosed customer. However, no further
contract details, including the individual contract value, were stated in the press release.The C-130H full-mission simulator for the Egyptian Air Force will be delivered to Cairo, Egypt during 2013. The simulator will feature the CAE True electric motion system as well as CAE’s latest generation visual solution, including a 210 degree by 50 degree display system and CAE MedallionTM-6000 image generator.
“This foreign military sale for the Egyptian Air Force once again demonstrates CAE’s global leadership and reputation for developing world-class training systems to support the C-130 Hercules aircraft,” said John Lenyo, president and general manager, CAE USA. “Over the past two decades, CAE has delivered more training systems for the C-130 than any company and we are pleased the Egyptian Air Force specified CAE for the provision of a new C-130H full-mission simulator.”
The U.S is Egypt’s biggest arms saler and also gives$1.3 billion in military aid yearly. Here is video simulation of the simulator.
Video footage of C-130H in action