ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, 3 Jan. 2006. BVR Systems Ltd. announced that it has been awarded a contract by Aermacchi S.p.A, a European manufacturer and producer of modern military training aircraft, to upgrade two flight simulators of the MB339A aircraft.
The total value of the contract is US$4.5 million. Work will include the development and manufacture of all components of the simulators, except for the cockpits of existing MB339A simulators in service for the Italian Air Force, which shall be re-used and upgraded.
The two MB-339A MLU simulators are scheduled to be delivered to the Italian Air Force during 2007. The company said that this contract follows its successful delivery of the MB-339 CD full mission simulator to the Italian Pilot Training School (61st Squadron) in Lecce-Galatina in 2003.
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