May 19, 2022
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CAE to develop C-130J fuselage
CAE announced that CAE Australia Pty Ltd was awarded a contract from Australia’s Department of Defence Capability and Acquisition Sustainment Group (CASG) to develop a C-130J Fuselage Cargo Compartment Trainer for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The contract was signed during CAE’s fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and included in the total value of contracts CAE announced today. The C-130J Fuselage Trainer (FuT), which will be delivered to RAAF Base Richmond in Spring 2018, will be used to provide high-fidelity training to loadmasters. The RAAF’s C-130J loadmaster aircrews have responsibility for the loading and unloading of cargo on the C-130J Hercules aircraft as well as ensuring proper aircraft weight and balance.