Lockheed Martin and CAE Sign MOU for F-35 Lightning II Training System Support

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[HD video below] Lockheed Martin and CAE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for F-35 Lightning II training system support and services in Canada.

The MOU that identifies Quebec-based CAE as a preferred provider of in-country F-35 training support, training system integration, operations and maintenance.

CAE and Lockheed Martin have a longstanding and successful relationship on other platforms such as the C-130, and we look forward to extending our collaboration should the Government of Canada select the F-35, said Gene Colabatistto, group president, Military Products, Training and Services at CAE. Simulation-based training continues to grow in importance for defence forces as a cost-effective means of ensuring mission readiness, and CAE is focused on ensuring that the Royal Canadian Air Force has the world-class training services it needs to achieve targeted mission readiness levels.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 118,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. The corporations net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.

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