CAE USA, a leading training and
simulation company in the defense market, has broken ground on its
new U.S. headquarters
facility at Tampa International Airport.
The state-of-the-art facility, which will be leased from
Space Florida, is expected to open in 2022 and will be
home to more than 600 Tampa-based CAE USA employees.
“The legacy of CAE USA is now 80 years old and
we have been in the Tampa Bay area for the last 40 years,” said
Ray Duquette, President and General Manager, CAE USA. “We are
excited to grow and expand to a new state-of-the-art facility at
the Tampa airport. This will provide our employees a modern
facility that will help us attract and retain the world-class
workforce we need to develop advanced training solutions that
enhance the mission readiness of the men and women in our defense
CAE USA currently employs more than 500 in the
Tampa area, and expects to create an additional 100 jobs at the
new facility in areas such as computer and software engineering,
program management, training instructors, and corporate functions.
CAE USA has a total workforce of over 2,000 employees.