Beca to develop P-8A Poseidon training courses for the Royal New Zealand Air Force

Line of Defence Magazine - Update

RNZAF P-8A Poseidon
RNZAF P-8A Poseidon. Image: New Zealand Ministry of Defence.


Beca has been selected by New Zealand’s Ministry of Defence to develop P-8A Poseidon training courses for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).


Based on UK Royal Air Force (RAF) and United States Navy training material, Beca has teamed with Copernicus Technology Limited (UK), Aquila Learning (UK), and Catalyst Cloud (NZ) to deliver the training solution.

According to the announcement by Beca, Copernicus Technology Limited bring experience in developing the RAF P-8A training courses using the Aquila ALaRMS™ Learning Management System. Catalyst Cloud will provide a sovereign hosting solution for the training development environment.

“We are delighted to continue our support of NZDF Air Surveillance Reconnaissance Force capability,” stated Brian Fearnley, Business Director – Major Programmes at Beca Applied Technologies.

“Following a 15-year association in the upgrade and support of the recently retired P-3K2 Orion, Beca are again engaged in a critical support and enabling role for the newly acquired RNZAF P-8A Poseidon fleet,” he said.

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