Simulation and Training Industry: Acquisitions, Mergers and Name Changes

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Simulation and Training Industry: Acquisitions, Mergers and Name
Changes

COMPANY NAME CHANGES (without acquisition or merger, company structure
and ownership remaining mainly as before, except for the change of
name)


New Name                            Old Name

BELGIUM

Optronic Instruments and Products   Delft Sensor Systems (DSS)
(OIP)
Transurb Technirail SA              Technirail SA

CANADA

eNGINUITY Technologies              Virtual Prototypes Inc
Tek Gear, Inc                       Liquid Image Corporation

GERMANY

Comet Pyrotechnik Apparatenbau      Piepenbrock Pyrotechnik
(Gollheim                           (subsidiary
facility)                           of Comet)
Fairchild Dornier GmbH,             International Logistics (Bremen
International                       and
Logistics Dornier                   Wessling), subsidiary of Fairchild
                                    Dornier
Stock Flight Systems                Michael Stock Microcomputersysteme

ISRAEL

e-SIM Limited                       Emultek Limited

LIECHTENSTEIN

Ride Trade Corporation              Est Imtamin AG

NETHERLANDS

FCS Control Systems                 Fokker Control Systems
Rexroth Hydraudyne                  BV Hydraudyne Systems and
                                    Engineering (subsidiary of
                                    Rexroth)
Thales Nederland BV                 Hollandse Signaalapparaten
                                    (Signaal)

POLAND

Zaklady Produkcji Specjalnej (ZPS)  Sp z.o.o, ZTS Pronit SA

RUSSIA

Rosoboronexport                     Merger between Rosvoorouzhenie and
                                    Promexport

SWEDEN

Aerotech Telub AB                   CelsiusTech Systems AB, previously
                                    SaabTech Systems AB until 2000
Cell Interactive Training &         Mandator ITS
Simulation
(Cell ITS)

SWITZERLAND

Skyguide Swiss Air Navigation       Swisscontrol Swiss Air Navigation
Services
                                    Services

UK

Alenia Marconi Systems, Integrated  Alenia Marconi Simulation and
Systems
Division (AMS/ISD), Dunfermline     Training (AMS&T)
Facility
Division (AMS/ISD), Dunfermline
Facility
CAE (UK) plc                        CAE Electronics plc
QinetiQ                             Defence Evaluation and Research
                                    Agency (DERA), element in public/
                                    private partnership (rest is still
                                    owned entirely in the UK
                                    government)
Spirent Communications (SW)         Global Simulation Systems Ltd
RP Technologies plc                 Raceprep Limited
Thales Air Defence                  Shorts Missile Systems

USA

BTIO Educational Products, Inc      Baby Think It Over, Inc
Click2learn.com, Inc.               Asymetrix
DigiLens, Inc.                      Retinal Displays, Inc.
EIS-BARCO                           Electronic Imaging Systems (EIS),
                                    subsidiary of BARCO
Elumens Corporation                 Alternate Realities Corporation
                                    (ARC)
Ericsson Amplifier Technologies,    Microsvave Power Devices, Inc
Inc.
Immersion Corporation, Medical      HT Medical Systems Inc
Division
Ireality.com, Inc.                  General Reality Company
KQ Corporation                      Systems Engineering Division of
                                    Jason Associates Corporation (JAC)
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire   Lockheed Martin Vought Systems
Control, Dallas                     (LMVS) Dallas
Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics   Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense
and
Surveillance Systems                Systems (LM-TDS), Akron
(LM-NE&SS), Akron
Labtech Motion Control Technology   Spacetech IMC
Group
McNaughton Inc                      NuVision Technologies Inc
MPD Technologies, Inc. …