Elbit Fighter Mission Training Center Inaugurated in Colombia

The interconnected mission training center provides realistic training for fighter pilots, squadrons and ground crews

An Elbit Systemsinterconnected, multi-cockpit Mission Training Center (MTC) was recently inaugurated for the Colombian Air Force. The MTC providesrealistic simulated battlefield training using a variety of aircraft systems and mission scenariosand utilizes a sophisticated computergenerated forces (CGF) solution to enable simultaneous participation of friendly and enemy forces.

The Colombian Air Force MTC draws on Elbit Systems’ experience withthe SkyBreaker™ MTC, implementing the company’s proven, cutting-edge technologies and ”Train as You Fight” concept thus enabling pilots, squadrons and ground controllers to conduct realistic, up-to-date training exercises and save actual flight hours. The MTC can be used for basic and emergency training or for advanced mission-oriented training with up to 24 trainees, training together in a “real” mission environment.The MTC covers all stages of tactical mission training including planning, rehearsal, and debriefing.

Elbit Systems is a market leader in Simulation and Training, developing, fielding and operating advanced training systems for fighting aircrews, ground forces, special-forces and first responding forces, working closely with the Israel Air Force and additionaldefense forces and homeland security authorities in several other countries.

Yoram Shmuely, General Manager of Elbit Systems Aerospace Division, said: “We are proud to inaugurate the MTC for the Colombian Air Force. The MTC is yet another example of Elbit Systems’ technological leadership in the Training and Simulation filed and it attests tothe growing demand for all-inclusive interconnected simulation platforms that enhance the quality of training while reducing operational costs”.

Source: Elbit Systems Ltd.
Date: Nov 28, 2017