May 29, 2023

Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training Announces IBM as a Strategic Subcontractor

May 29, 2023 – Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training is delighted to announce IBM Canada as a strategic subcontractor for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program. IBM is a leader in AI, hybrid cloud and consulting expertise, helping organizations capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries.

With globally recognized expertise and experience supporting Canada’s military, Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training is committed to providing an innovative, first-in-class experience, that will deliver a student-centric solution for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Future Aircrew Training program.

“IBM brings an unparalleled level of knowledge and experience in supporting Canada’s Department of National Defence. We are delighted to have IBM as a strategic delivery subcontractor on the Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training team. With their extensive global experience and deep understanding of information technology, we believe that together, we will revolutionize military aircrew training for the RCAF.” – Simon Hill, FAcT Program Director, Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training

The Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training solution will leverage lessons learned from successfully delivering the most complex integrated military aircrew training solutions globally with a clear focus on ‘Partnering for Success’ at the onset of training and induction through our network of Canadian partners, suppliers, and academic institutions.

About the FAcT (Future Aircrew Training) Program

The Canadian Government is seeking to procure a comprehensive aircrew training program that provides aircraft, ground based training systems, civilian instructors, as well as other essential services, such as air traffic control, aircraft and airfield maintenance, accommodation, and food services for the Royal Canadian Air Force. The 25-year contract is currently in the evaluation phase and is expected to be awarded in fall of 2023.

To learn more about Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training, please visit: Babcock Leonardo

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