in Defence

Copernicus Technology awarded RAF P-8A Visual Recognition training contract

Posted 13 June 2018 · Add Comment

Copernicus Technology has been awarded the first training-related contract outside of the MoD & US Navyís Foreign Military Sales (FMS) arrangement for RAF P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) Aircrew, to provide Visual Recognition training for RAF P-8As.


Copyright Boeing


Copernicus Technology has been awarded the first training-related contract outside of the MoD & US Navy’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) arrangement for RAF P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) Aircrew, to provide Visual Recognition training for RAF P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft.

ADS member Copernicus Technology is an SME based a few miles from RAF Lossiemouth, where the RAF Poseidon fleet will be based from around 2020.

Roo Hornby, the Copernicus Technology MPA Division Director said: “We are delighted to be able to support the RAF on this essential skillset for successful Maritime Patrol operations and are proud to have won the first RAF P-8A aircrew training contract awarded outside of the Foreign Military Sale deliveries from the US Navy.”

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Airbus publishes Brexit risk assessment

Airbus has today published a risk assessment outlining the urgent risks to its business arising from the UK exiting the European Union without a withdrawal agreement.

UKEF helps aerospace exporters gain £500m in overseas sales

UK Export Finance (UKEF) today published its annual report and accounts, showing government-backed finance and insurance helped UK aerospace achieve over half a billion pounds in overseas sales in 2017-18.

Stansted awarded globally recognised carbon neutral airport status

London Stansted has been awarded Level 3+ carbon neutral status by the Airports Council International (ACI), in recognition of its extensive work to reduce and offset carbon emissions at Londonís fastest growing airport.

Cranfield Uni wins NATO Excellence Award

A team from Cranfield University has won a NATO Excellence Award for a workshop delivered to assist with monitoring and controlling toxic contamination on live-fire military ranges.

Aerospace industry adaptation

Neil Cayley, Lead Consultant at Jonathan Lee Contract Recruitment, explores current issues affecting the aerospace industry and explains why adaption is vital to meet the challenges that lie ahead.

Esriís ArcGIS Online to provide info platform for Autonomous Warrior 2018

Esri UKís cloud-based mapping and analytics platform, ArcGIS Online, will provide the vital information integration and collaboration platform for Autonomous Warrior, part of the 2018 Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE) series.

RUBB_SK_1906190119
See us at
SMI GMSCBT3005081118FIL18 BT111017220718SMIFAVSBT151118AdvancedEngin BT1406011118DVD18BT3105200918