April 09, 2013
Meggitt Training Systems Awarded US $7.9M Army Targetry Systems Delivery Orders
Atlanta, Ga. - Since December 2012, Meggitt Training Systems (MTS) has been awarded Delivery Orders worth US $7.9M to support the US Army’s Targetry Systems program with TACOM, the US Army Contracting Command in Warren, Michigan – one of the Army’s largest weapon systems research and development organizations. The program is part of an effort to provide equipment for live-fire training ranges at US Army installations worldwide.
Under these Delivery Orders, MTS will deliver some 1100 infantry and armor units, both stationary and mobile. Equipment will be delivered across 10 military installations.
Delivery Orders are open to competition amongst Meggitt Training Systems, Lockheed Martin, Action Target, Strategic Systems and Saab Training.
Ronald Vadas, President of Meggitt Training Systems commented: "Award of these Delivery Orders is a further testament to the strength of our 16-year relationship with the US Army and we look forward to continuing to respond to its evolving range development and modernization requirements.”
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About Meggitt Training Systems
Meggitt Training Systems, makers of FATS® and Caswell technologies, is the leading supplier of integrated livefire and virtual weapons training systems, unmanned land and sea vehicles, aerial targets and electronic scoring systems. Over 10,000 Meggitt live-fire ranges and 5,100 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.
Meggitt Training Systems is a business unit in Meggitt’s Equipment Group division.
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, defense and energy. Meggitt employs over 10,000 people at over 30 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.