26 September 2002

NHIndustries, appointed by NAHEMA to conduct the tendering process for procurement of the Training Media for the NH90 Programme, has issued an Intention To Tender for the development, production, maintenance, operation and updating of Full Flight Simulators, Mission Simulators, Cockpit Procedure Trainers and virtual maintenance trainers.

The following companies, within the NH90 Programme participating Nations, have been selected, in accordance with NAHEMA, to be competitor for their ability to respond as prime contractors:
• CAE Elektronik (Germany)
• STN-Atlas (Germany)
• Thales Training & Simulation (France)
• Sogitec (France)
• HELISIM (France)
• ROTORSIM (Italy)
• NIID (The Netherlands)
NHIndustries expects that other companies acting in the simulation market will be involved by providing their contribution to the companies selected for this competition.

This represents a major step forward, reinforcing the leadership of the NH90 Programme in the European industrial collaboration still further.