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Cobham welcomes Nova Systems to Team AUStringer

Cobham Aviation Services welcomes Nova Systems to Team AUStringer, a consortium in pursuit of the AIR 5428 Phase 3 Aviation Mission Training System. Nova Systems joins foundation team members CAE Australia and Cobham, combining training, technology, and operational expertise.

The Aviation Mission Training System (AMTS) will be utilised to train Royal Australia Air Force (RAAF) mission aviators, including electronic warfare officers, maritime patrol and response officers, air battle managers, air traffic controllers and other mission specialists. The AMTS, to be deployed at the Air Academy located at RAAF Base East Sale in Victoria, will feature a comprehensive training solution, including ground-based and airborne training and a digitally-enabled integrated learning environment.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Nova Systems to Team Austringer. Nova were involved in Phase 1 of AIR 5428 and have a strong track record of working in partnership with the Royal Australian Air Force,” said Cobham Special Mission Managing Director James Woodhams.

Team AUStringer combines world-class quality training, proven leading edge training technology, and operational expertise to present a proposal to the Commonwealth for a sovereign, transformative and enduring mission training system.

“As an Australian-owned and operated leading engineering services and technology solutions partner with 20 years’ experience building sovereign capability, Nova Systems bolsters Team AUStringer’s capability,” Mr Woodhams said.

Team AUStringer’s AMTS will transform the way the RAAF trains its mission aviators. The integrated and comprehensive training solution will provide the knowledge, skills, ground-based training and live airborne training necessary to develop proficiency to operate in a fifth-generation mission environment. The AMTS will also deliver all the instruction necessary for air traffic controllers and operations officers to develop the fundamental aviation knowledge required to support RAAF missions.

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