CAE awarded military contracts and options valued at approximately $130 million

CAE awarded military contracts and options valued at approximately $130 million 
- MH-60R AMT/WLT for Royal Australian Navy 
- C-130J simulator for USAF 
- KC-130J training facility for Kuwait Air Force 
- Additional KC-135 tanker training services 
MONTREAL, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/13 -- (TSX:CAE)(NYSE:CAE)
- CAE today announced it has won a series of military contracts
during the final month of its fiscal year 2013 fourth quarter valued
at approximately C$130 million, including options. They include
contracts to provide an MH-60R avionics maintenance trainer and
weapons load trainer for the Royal Australian Navy, a C-130J weapon
systems trainer for the United States Air Force (USAF), construction
of a training facility for the Kuwait Air Force and additional
training support services as part of the KC-135 aircrew training
system program for the USAF.  
"Our position on key platforms such as the C-130J and MH-60
helicopters continues to provide a range of opportunities globally,
including foreign military sale contracts through the United States
government," said Gene Colabatistto, Group President, Military
Products, Training and Services, CAE.  
US Navy/Royal Australian Navy 
CAE was awarded a contract to develop an MH-60R avionics maintenance
trainer and weapons load trainer (AMT/WLT) for the Royal Australian
Navy (RAN) under the United States foreign military sale (FMS)
program. CAE USA will be the prime contractor responsible for the
design and manufacture of the MH-60R AMT/WLT that will be delivered
in 2015 to HMAS Albatross, located near Nowra in New South Wales. CAE
is also currently under contract to develop two MH-60R tactical
operational flight trainers (TOFTs) for the RAN. 
The MH-60R AMT/WLT will provide transition and readiness training for
MH-60R avionics technicians and be used to demonstrate, instruct and
provide hands-on experience on maintaining the MH-60R Romeo
helicopter. In addition, the training device will incorporate the
capability to train students how to load ammunition using imitation
missiles and ordnance. 
Lockheed Martin/US Air Force 
Lockheed Martin has exercised a contract option for CAE to design and
manufacture an additional C-130J weapon systems trainer for the
United States Air Force as part of the C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew
Training System Phase II program. The simulator will be delivered in
2016 to Little Rock Air Force Base and used by the U.S. Air Force Air
Mobility Command for initial qualification, refresher and distributed
mission training. 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Kuwait Air Force 
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded CAE USA a foreign
military sales contract to construct a training facility for the
Kuwait Air Force at Al Mubarak Air Base in Kuwait. The two-bay
training facility will house a KC-130J full-mission simulator that
CAE is currently under contract to design and manufacture for the
Kuwait Air Force. 
United States Air Force 
The United States Air Force awarded CAE USA a contract, including
options, to perform operations and maintenance support for KC-135
Boom Operator Weapon Systems Trainers (BOWST) as part of the KC-135
aircrew training system program. The USAF is acquiring new KC-135
BOWSTs via a small business to provide KC-135 boom operators with
increased synthetic training capabilities. CAE USA, prime contractor
on the KC-135 ATS program, will incorporate the training devices into
the overall KC-135 training program and provide maintenance support
for the new training devices. This initial contract for the first
year of operations and maintenance is valued at more than $5 million.
Annual KC-135 BOWST maintenance support contract options for the
remaining seven years of the KC-135 ATS program are valued at
approximately $50 million.  
CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for
civil aviation and defence. The company employs approximately 8,000
people at more than 100 sites and training locations in approximately
30 countries. CAE offers civil aviation, military and helicopter
training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains
approximately 100,000 crew members yearly. In addition, the CAE
Oxford Aviation Academy offers training to aspiring pilot cadets in
11 CAE-operated flight schools. CAE's business is diversified,
ranging from the sale of simulation products to providing
comprehensive services such as training and aviation services,
integrated enterprise solutions, in-service support and crew
sourcing. The company applies simulation expertise and operational
experience to help customers enhance safety, improve efficiency,
maintain readiness and solve challenging problems. CAE is now
leveraging its simulation capabilities in new markets such as
healthcare and mining. www.cae.com. 
Contacts:
CAE contacts:
Nathalie Bourque, Vice President,
Public Affairs and Global Communications
514-734-5788
nathalie.bourque@cae.com 
Trade media:
Chris Stellwag, Director,
Marketing Communications - Military
813-887-1242
chris.stellwag@caemilusa.com 
Investor relations:
Andrew Arnovitz, Vice President,
Investor Relations and Strategy
514-734-5760
andrew.arnovitz@cae.com
 
 
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