Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada join forces to compete for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program

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Two leading international aerospace, defence, and security organizations and military training providers announced the signing of a Teaming Agreement to provide a solution for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training program. Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada will combine their globally recognized expertise and experience in delivering military aircrew training and will create a new joint venture called Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training. 

According to the news release, the team’s far-reaching know-how and deep ties to Canada’s military will provide an innovative training solution, and optimal benefits to Canada’s economic and strategic goals through the FAcT program. 

If selected for this program, Babcock and Leonardo can offer a modern, comprehensive solution based on their extensive experience as a leading provider of fixed-wing, rotary-wing, and mission training civil and military services. The new team is ready to invest in Canada and to work collaboratively with Indigenous partners and communities, according to the release. 

“By coming together, Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada are able to leverage their combined extensive global military aircrew training expertise and develop a tailored solution to meet the Royal Canadian Air Force’s needs,” said Jana Lee Murray, Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training – Program Director. “We are strongly committed to working with our supply chain, communities, and Indigenous partners adding value to Canada now and in the future. We are fully prepared to provide a completely integrated, end-to-end military training solution that will generate a robust and efficient flow of Canadian military pilots and personnel.” 

Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada bring to this new team significant global experience in building and managing comprehensive training systems for customers. The new Canadian team is looking to enable the development of a modern and scalable military training infrastructure that will leverage a solid supply chain founded and based in Canada.

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