Eight-Year Contract Ensures Strike Force Crew Readiness
Subcontracting to Aviation Training Consulting (ATC,) Rockwell Collins is to provide training systems modifications to the B-52 Training System, in a contract running through 2024 to ensure the USAF’s ability to maintain crew readiness for its bomber strike force. Major modifications to help restore concurrency to the system include upgrades to the cockpit procedures trainer, electronic warfare simulator, weapons systems trainer, aircrew training devices, and mission trainers.
“There is great need to keep the training system concurrent with the aircraft to meet emerging threat environments,” said Nick Gibbs, vice president and general manager of Simulation & Training Solutions. “Rockwell Collins will be able to provide support necessary for tactical and strategic operations, all while ensuring top-notch cyber security solutions.”