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Babcock, Leonardo create training program joint venture

August 19, 2021  By Naomi Szeben

Babcock and Leonardo announced they signed an agreement that will see Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada partner to provide a solution for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training program.

Both aerospace companies will combine their expertise and experience in delivering military aircrew training and will create a new joint-venture called Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training.

With the team’s ties to Canada’s military, Babcock and Leonardo can provide an innovative training solution and benefits to Canada’s economic and strategic goals through the FAcT 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 the Country and working collaboratively with Indigenous partners and communities.

With significant experience in building and managing comprehensive training systems for customers around the world, the new Canadian team will enable the development of modern and scalable military training infrastructure that will leverage a solid supply chain founded and based in Canada.



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