CAE is a global leader in providing comprehensive training solutions based on world-leading simulation technology and integrated training services. The company employs 8,000 people at more than 160 sites and training locations in 35 countries. Our vision is to be our customers' Partner of Choice and we take a long-term approach to customer relationships. We offer our civil aviation and defense and security customers a complete range of highly innovative product, service and training center solutions designed to help them meet their mission critical needs for safety, efficiency and readiness. We provide similar solutions to customers in healthcare and mining. CAE has the largest installed base of civil and military flight simulators, supported by a range of after-sales services, and has been serving the needs of its customers for nearly 70 years. We have the broadest training services network in the world and offer civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in 67 locations worldwide and train more than 120,000 civil and military crewmembers annually.
CAE was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Canada. With customers in more than 190 countries, CAE has the broadest global reach of any simulation and training equipment and services company on the market.
Ninety per cent of CAE's annual revenues are derived from international activities and worldwide exports. CAE's shares are traded on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (TSX: CAE; NYSE: CAE). Dedicated to innovation, CAE is consistently ranked as one of the top 20 Canadian companies in research and development investments (Source: Research Infosource). In the last 10 years, we spent $1.3 B in research and development.