SUWANEE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meggitt Training Systems (Quebec) Inc. has been awarded a $25 million, three-year contract from Public Works Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defence, to provide in-service support to the Canadian Armed Forces for Meggitt’s Small Arms Trainer (SAT) and Indirect Fire Trainer (IFT).
The contract includes operator and maintenance support for related training activities, incorporating onsite support for health, usage and equipment monitoring at major bases across Canada.
The Meggitt SAT simulator system supports individual and group training across the spectrum of military, paramilitary and security operations. Meggitt’s IFTs are used to train soldiers in forward observer, fire direction center and mortar crew skills proficiency.
“Meggitt has been a proud supplier of weapon simulation to the Canadian Armed Forces for more than 20 years,” said Andrea Czop, president of Meggitt Training Systems (Quebec), Inc. “We remain a committed partner supporting the operational readiness of Canada’s soldiers, sailors and airmen with advanced simulation and training systems.”
About Meggitt Training Systems
Meggitt Training Systems, makers of FATS® and Caswell technologies, is the leading supplier of integrated live fire and virtual weapons training systems, unmanned land and sea vehicles, aerial targets and electronic scoring systems. Meggitt Training Systems continues to grow its capabilities based on the legacy of FATS® virtual training systems and Caswell International's live fire ranges and services. Over 13,000 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 United Kingdom, 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, defense and energy, employing nearly 11,000 people at more than 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.