Arlington, Texas-based L-3 Link Simulation & Training as obtained a U.S. Army Program Executive Office (PEO) for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation contract covering two Sikorsky UH-60M operational flight trainers (OFTs) for the Taiwan Army. The trainers will resemble similar units in use with the U.S. Army’s Flight School XXI program.
UH-60M simulator showing formation flight. Photo courtesy L-3 Link
Plans call for the first OFT to arrive at the Taiwan Army’s Shinshou facility in fourth quarter 2014, with the second trainer online in first quarter 2015. L-3 Link will also supply logistics support under a one-year contract with an option to renew.