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20-24 February 2023

IDEX 2023

Booth #10-A02 | ADNEC, Abu Dhabi

As a simulation, training and mission support solutions provider, CAE MME is an Abu Dhabi local company leveraging vast global CAE capabilities and expertise to provide our customers in the Middle East with innovative solutions. Through our student-centric adaptive learning using synthetic environments and tools that optimize human performance, CAE brings together digital technologies, big data secure architecture, machine learning and artificial intelligence to transform operational environments.

Investing in national strategies and talent, knowledge transfer and future technologies, we are committed to transforming training and enhancing decision-making at every level to improve and develop military capabilities.

We look forward to welcoming you to our booth at IDEX (#10-A02) and NAVDEX (#B-078) to discuss and demonstrate how we support defense force readiness and operations.

To schedule an appointment to meet with our team during IDEX and NAVDEX 2023, click here.

20-24 February, 2023

IDEX 2023

Booth #10-A02 | ADNEC, Abu Dhabi


Booth #B-078 | ADNEC, Abu Dhabi


Wendy Stough
Marketing & Communications, Senior Manager
T. +1 813 517-2195
C. +1 813 233-6409
E. [email protected]

& Security

As the world’s leading pure play, platform agnostic simulation, training and operational support company, CAE leverages vast capabilities and expertise to provide our customers advanced solutions in support of digital transformation and mission readiness. At IDEX and NAVDEX 2023, we will demonstrate how we are leveraging digital technologies to enhance the safety, efficiency and mission readiness of our customers who operate in complex high-stakes, and largely regulated environments.

Simulator Common Architecture Requirements and Standards (SCARS)

CAE USA is the prime contractor on the Air Force's Simulator Common Architecture Requirements and Standards (SCARS) program, which is designed to provide the Air Force an Enterprise Solution that implements use of a common, cyber-resilient infrastructure specifically designed to support the Joint Synthetic Environment and Distributed Mission Operations training across all Air Force Major Weapons Systems.

CAE USA is leading the development of the SCARS enterprise which includes common architectural design standards, common computational technology applications, and a user development toolkit to support implementation and use of common technology applications to rapidly increase warfighter readiness. SCARS will provide the warfighter with an inter-connected, cyber-resilient, multi-level security synthetic environment supported using common, best-of-breed synthetic applications for all Air Force legacy, 5th Generation, and 6th Generation synthetic mission training. The SCARS Enterprise includes 2,400+ USAF simulators across 300 locations.

CAE Joint All-Domain Operations

CAE's Joint All-Domain Operations (JADO) brings together the latest in Modeling & Simulation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), training system integration, and Human-Machine Teaming to provide a complex, immersive, training experience for the decision-making level of military operations. CAE is integrating tactical trainers, AI-driven assessment of operations, feedback on cognitive performance, and an all-domain/near-peer virtual environment, to show how training and mission rehearsal can be taken to the next level. Whether it's intelligence assessment, targeting, operational command and control, or operational planning, CAE's JADO Simulated Exercise (SE) demonstration showcases how future military operations can be enhanced.

CAE VISTA – Virtual ISR Training Application

CAE Virtual Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance Training Application (VISTA) provides real-time dynamic feeds from virtual C4ISR assets and fed directly to intelligence screeners and C2 terminals. Controlled in real-time, VISTA can provide C4ISR professionals a dedicated, highly affordable, stand-alone access to train, conduct mission rehearsal, or assess their operational plans on any mission set from initial preparation of the operational environment (IPOE) to real-time interdiction support high value individual (HVI) targeting and strike, and all-domain near-peer targeting.

Cloud-ready, VISTA is compliant with the USAF’s Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) standards and can link multiple US and coalition partners for small- or large-scale mission training and exercises. Its containerized architecture allows it to be installed as part of any centralized or local cloud system to scale support across any JADC2 enterprise. VISTA is a key enabler for a true, common virtual training environment for the joint force.

CAE Immersive Maintenance Guide (IMG)

CAE’s Immersive Maintenance Guide is part of our +Tempo line of training products designed to enhance and accelerate maintenance training. It is constructed with detailed and interactive 3D graphics and is delivered either via tablet or in an immersive virtual reality environment through headsets. IMG provides access to the same advanced courseware, which includes current technical order and Interactive Electronic Tech Manuals (IETMS) data. Benefits of IMG include accelerated skills acquisition, built in performance feedback, rapid ingestion of updated technical order data, and reduced need for live assets, to name a few. IMG brings effective maintenance training at the point of need and was proven on a CV-22 trial to increase student’s overall proficiency and confidence by 42%.

CAE Decision Support Capability

At IDEX and NAVDEX 2023 CAE will demonstrate its decision support capability. The ability to visualize terrain models and complex scenarios for planning and wargaming is a capability CAE provides via its Augmented Reality (AR) “Sand Table”. Modelling terrain relief and ingress and egress routes in 3D, multiple users view the simulation concurrently. Viewers at the same location use holographic headsets to see the map in a spatially correlated position, can point to objects and use gestures to direct complex maneuvers. In a distributed setup, remote users interface via telepresence over an existing secure network.

Connected to a simulation or operational system to follow actions in real time, or used for brief or debriefing, CAE’s Augmented Reality Sand Table is a powerful tool for planning, assessment, evaluation, and decision support.


Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Mission Trainer

The CAE Universal high-fidelity UAS Mission Trainer now includes a VTOL vehicle option, in addition to the current Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) version. Our trainer is platform-agnostic - the simulator can be tailored to simulate any specific UAS aircraft with any sensor payload suite. Leveraging the Open Geospatial Consortium Common Database (OGC CDB) architecture and commercially available technology, CAE’s UAS Mission Trainer is not subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The completely immersive synthetic environment provides capabilities for ab-initio training, basic flight operation, basic payload operation as well as mission planning and mission rehearsal. The UAS Mission Trainer includes typical payloads such as Electro Optic/Infrared/Low Light TV, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), all controlled by a STANAG 4586 compliant Ground Control Station (GCS).

CAE Joint Terminal Control Training Rehearsal System (JTC-TRS)

The JTC TRS is a mission critical simulation system used to train new Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC) to provide close air support by controlling aircraft weapons delivery on enemy forces. It is a fully immersive system enabling JTACs to train for complex missions in a simulated and controlled environment. The JTC TRS training system offers three configurations for JTAC training: a 270-degree field of view projected dome, a desktop configuration with flat screens, and a deployable configuration with a small footprint for individual training. Our dome and desktop configurations are Distributed Mission Operations Network (DMON) capable and provide pilot and instructor stations as well as emulated military equipment to enhance the training environment. Additionally, JTC TRS system includes the Joint Theater Air-Ground Simulation System (JTAGSS), which provides a live-virtual-construction and DMON enabled training environment for Air Support Operations Center personnel to coordinate air delivered fires on the battlefield.

The JTC TRS is being developed by CAE USA in Arlington, Texas and currently delivers to 38 designated training locations around the world. CAE USA will support the installation and ongoing maintenance of the simulation systems required for Joint Terminal Attack Controller training.

CAE Naval Training Solutions

At NAVDEX 2023 learn more about the transformative capabilities being delivered by our naval solutions team. CAE has designed and delivered purpose-built naval training facilities, courseware, multi-purpose reconfigurable training solutions for bridge, machinery control and operations room training, integrated whole-ship collective training suites, and high-fidelity synthetic environments. Our maintenance training capabilities are second-to-none. Our digital frameworks underpin the effective development, delivery, and management of training, while our AI-based automated assessment tools provide our clients with metrics-based insights that maximize the performance of students, individually and collectively.

CAE Naval Combat System Simulator (NCSS)

CAE's experience building simulation technology for Canadian customers has resulted in the creation of our Naval Combat System Simulator (NCSS) product line. NCSS is based on Multi-purpose Reconfigurable Trainers (MRT) that can represent any system or collection of systems on any ship. At the core of the Royal Swedish Navy's Naval Warfare Training System (NWTS) and the United Arab Emirates Navy's Naval Doctrine and Combat Training Centre (NDCTC), NCSS trains sailors and officers in multiple naval warfare areas.

Land Vehicle Crew Training System (LVCTS) program

The Land Vehicle Crew Training System (LVCTS) program will be the most significant technological step forward in training ever implemented by the Canadian Army. Using a tightly integrated mix of high-fidelity full-motion simulators, medium-fidelity training devices with advanced imagery and representative equipment, and lower-fidelity part-task trainers, soldiers will learn to operate key vehicle driving and combat systems on the Leopard tank, Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV6), and Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) platforms. Training will take place in purpose-built facilities at up to five training locations across the country and will make provision not only for building individual driver and gunnery skills, but also for enhancing combat team operations, and joint force integration. Drawing upon its significant pedigree of supplying advanced simulation and training products and services to the Canadian Armed Forces and militaries around the world, CAE in company with its LVCTS team intends to offer a full suite of training technologies, including systems to streamline training preparation and delivery, options for reducing reliance on scarce line instructional personnel, and mature, proven technologies to dynamically adapt training delivery and content to Canadian Army soldier’s needs – including remotely or in austere locations where supplemental or mission-specific training is required.

CAE Trax Academy

CAE is leveraging digital technologies and big data for student-centric adaptive learning of training tasks, procedure, maneuvers, and missions. CAE Sprint Virtual Reality (VR) trainer with CAE’s patented Adaptive Learning Environment (ALE) provides real time scoring across performance and biometrics, accelerates learning and reduces instructor workload. Training efficiencies are improved through systematic and objective rule-based measures of performance and effectiveness. The ALE performance monitoring and assessment provides instructors and students with real-time feedback, allowing for immediate coaching through a mix of instructor and automated cueing.

Insights on Industry and Innovation

Training modernization is impacting our military customers globally and CAE Defense & Security is innovating and adapting to meet the evolving needs of our customers.  Follow us on LinkedIn to see how we are advancing training to increase safety, efficiency, and mission readiness.


CAE is investing in its high-technology vision for the future and is focusing on next generation training.

CAE’s Dothan Training Center (DTC)

The CAE Dothan Training Center, which officially opened in March 2017, is a 79,000 square-foot training facility designed to provide comprehensive fixed-wing flight training to the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and other customers. Located at the Dothan Regional Airport in Dothan, Alabama, CAE and its team of industry partners use CAE’s Dothan Training Center to deliver academic (classroom,) and simulator training, and utilize the adjacent Dothan Regional Airport to deliver Aircraft Flight training.

The primary customer at CAE’s Dothan Training Center is the U.S. Army. Under the Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training program, CAE is responsible for providing the training required to fly the Army’s fleet of more than 350 fixed-wing aircraft. The training is provided to Army rotary-wing aviators transitioning to fly fixed-wing aircraft, and CAE is also supporting the Army’s implementation of a new Initial entry fixed-wing (IEFW) training program so that entry-level Army students can begin their career track to fixed-wing aircraft much sooner.

United States Army Advanced Helicopter Flight Training

CAE USA provides classroom, simulator, and live flying instructor support services for Army aviators training to fly the CH-47 Chinook, UH-60 Black Hawk, and AH-64 Apache helicopters. The flight training support services are provided at the U.S. Army’s Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Once U.S Army aviators graduate from the Initial-Entry Rotary-Wing training program, they are assigned to continue training on one of the Army’s frontline combat helicopters or transition to fixed-wing training on the C-12 Huron. CAE USA provides the instructor pilots required to deliver the flight training to approximately 900 Army aviators annually transitioning to the CH-47 Chinook, UH-60 Black Hawk, or AH-64 Apache. CAE USA is also delivering additional flight training support services by providing maintenance examiners and non-rated crewmember flight engineers.

Along with our fixed-wing flight training program at the CAE Dothan Training Center, CAE now plays a pivotal role supporting the training of all Army aviators progressing to their assigned operational aircraft.

Flight School XXI

The U.S. Army’s Flight School XXI (FSXXI) trains approximately 1,500 new student pilots and 1,600 rated Army aviators annually, supporting the Army’s goal to bring individual aviators, crews, and units to a higher level of proficiency. FSXXI graduates aviators with advanced aircraft skills who are ready to perform unit level missions with minimum impact on unit training and operations. In addition, FSXXI supports complex, large-scale Army Aviation training exercises that enable aviators to hone their tactical skills prior to deployment. Through the FSXXI program, the U.S. Army can conduct 38 percent of aviator training for eight percent of its overall training budget. In support of FSXXI and its mission to produce highly proficient aviators CAE has delivered over 30 Advanced Aircraft Virtual Simulators (AAVS), including Reconfigurable Collective Training Devices (RCTDs). We also provide contractor logistics support for these training devices, which to date have a record of 99.7 percent availability. AAVS training devices are FSXXI’s highest fidelity simulators while RCTDs, which can be changed from one helicopter configuration to another within 30 minutes, provide the capability to train multiple crews and leaders in collective exercise scenarios.

Operational flight trainers
Reconfigurable collective training devices

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CAE Bremen Training Centre

Located at the Bremen Airport, Initial Flight Training Deutschland is the gateway of aviation for military pilot training in Germany. CAE GmbH has overall responsibility for the ab initio flight training program providing academic, simulator and live-flying training to more than 40 students annually. A fleet of Diamond DA-40 and CAE-owned DA-42 aircraft are used to fulfil single and multi-engine live-flying training requirements at both the CAE Bremen Training Centre as well as at the CAE training site in Montpellier, France operated by industry partner Airways Aviation. At IFTD, CAE GmbH leverages the established approved training organization (ATO) curriculum as well as onsite CAE instructors.

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Wendy Stough
Phone: +1-813-233-6409
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