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Joining forces: CAE and L3Harris Military Training (Sponsored)

15th November 2021 - 09:00 GMT | by Industry Spotlight

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CAE’s acquisition of L3Harris’ Military Training business, including Link, brings a storied history of the simulation industry together while paving the way for a bright future.

This article is brought to you by CAE.

It was nearly a century ago that Edwin Link invented the ubiquitous Link Fight Trainer, or “Blue Box”, the ground-breaking pilot trainer that arguably helped pave the way for allied victory in World War II. More than 500,000 allied pilots trained on the Link trainers, the pioneering predecessor to the flight simulators we know today.

Following in the footsteps of Link’s success came a fellow giant in the simulation and training world, Luther Simjian, a life-long inventor who, as well as inventing the ATM, founded Reflectone in 1939. During the Second World

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