Two Mi-17 simulators delivered to the U.S. Army

Trenčín, May 27, 2014 - Two simulators of the Mi-17 multi-purpose helicopter manufactured by Virtual Reality Media, a.s. were handed over to representatives of the U.S. Army on May 21, 2014, in the premises of the company in Trenčín, Slovakia. Simulator Mi-17 FTD (Flight Training Device) and simulator Mi-17 CPT (Cockpit Procedures Trainer) were delivered within the contract that was signed in 2013. They will be installed at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA. Their usage will be in training of the U.S. army pilots as well as of pilots from Afghanistan and other countries.

There are two more high-fidelity Mi-17 simulation devices to be delivered to the customer and the total value of the contract is 10 mil. USD. This contract is the first successful entry of a product of the Slovak defence industry into the military market directly in the USA.

SYNERCO Consortium

VRM and ASE are members of SYNERCO consortium 



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