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January 11, 2011

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Meggitt Training Systems To Provide Free Education at Shot Show 2011


Suwanee, GA – Meggitt Training Systems, makers of FATS® and Caswell technologies, will be sponsoring and conducting three educational sessions as part of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP; www.shotshow.org/LEEP) at the 2011 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The training is complimentary with paid SHOT Show attendance.

Tuesday, January 18  9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Live-Fire Training Facilities: Thinking Down Range - Larry Sunderlin
Range design is one part of the firearms training equation. Successful use of a well-designed range comes with additional considerations. It is critical to plan for current and future training needs. Attendees will step through the range design process looking at all factors to consider during the initial design phase through the first round down range.

Thursday, January 20  9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Simulation: Finding Value in a Virtual Training Environment – Eric Perez
Firearms training has evolved. It's not gaming or even serious gaming. Simulation systems are firearms and judgmental use of force trainers that are saving time, money and lives. This session will discuss today's virtual firearms training; the benefits, the savings and the considerations necessary to develop an effective combined firearms training program.

Thursday, January 20  11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
It's Not About the Shot: the Physical & Psychological Effects of Combat Stress - Randall Murphy
It's not the shot that you must concentrate on, it's what's happening inside you that dictates the outcome. With a better understanding of the physical and psychological effects of combat stress, officers can mitigate the negative physiological impact during a potentially lethal engagement.

To find out more about the sessions and to register visit www.shotshow.org/LEEP.

Visit Meggitt at Booth 12267 – January 18-21 – Law Vegas, NV

For further information contact:
Kendra Hathway, Marketing Manager
Meggitt Training Systems
Tel: +1 678 288 1090
Kendra.Hathway@meggitt.com
www.meggitttrainingsystems.com

About Meggitt Training Systems
Meggitt Training Systems, makers of FATSÒ and Caswell technologies, a division of Meggitt PLC, is the leading supplier of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training systems, unmanned land and sea vehicles, aerial targets and electronic scoring systems. Following the acquisition of FATS virtual training systems and Caswell International's live-fire ranges and services, Meggitt Training Systems has continued to grow its capabilities based on the legacy of these two industry leaders. Over 10,000 Meggitt live-fire ranges and 5,200 virtual systems are fielded internationally, providing judgmental, situational awareness and marksmanship training to the armed forces, law enforcement and security organizations.

Meggitt Training Systems employs more than 400 people at its headquarters in Atlanta and at facilities in Orlando, Canada, the UK, Netherlands, UAE, Australia and Singapore. It can deploy service personnel anywhere in the world for instructor training, system installation and maintenance.

About Meggitt PLC
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialized extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace equipment, sensing systems, combat support and defence systems training. Meggitt employs 7400 people over 30 manufacturing facilities worldwide.