SUWANEE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meggitt Training Systems, the leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services for armed forces and law enforcement, has been named one of five companies qualified to fulfill a vital U.S. Army combat skills training program for American and allied warfighters.
The Army Targetry Systems program has a total value of $125 million. Individual contracts will be awarded during the next five years with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2023. The program will be administered by U.S. Army Contracting Command, based in Warren, Michigan.
“Meggitt Training Systems appreciates the opportunity to deliver on the upcoming Army Targetry Systems program,” said Jon Read, Meggitt’s live-fire systems director. “We believe our track record at U.S. Army training ranges at home and abroad makes us the ideal choice for the next generation of live-fire targets.”
With more than 75,000 infantry target systems successfully fielded on 122 military bases around the world, Meggitt Training Systems products are proven to be reliable and flexible to support both skills qualifications events and more complex unit-collective training. The company’s offerings include a variety of multi-function and stationary infantry targets, as well as moving infantry targets, to provide maximum realism during training.
About Meggitt Training Systems
Meggitt Training Systems, makers of FATS® and Caswell technologies, a division of Meggitt PLC, is the leading supplier of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training 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 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 50 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.