£13 million UK MoD small arms simulator upgrade for Meggittpublished: 01 Nov 2011
Meggitt, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy, is pleased to announce that its contract with the Ministry of Defence for the supply of its Dismounted Close Combat Trainer (DCCT) to the British Army has been amended. This involves a £13 million modification and upgrade to the DCCT in which devices needed to support Future Integrated Soldier Technology (FIST) enhancements will be added.
Meggitt Training Systems Australia awarded USD$30.8M contract for operations and maintenancepublished: 01 Sep 2011
Meggitt, a leading international company specialising in components and sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets announces that Meggitt Training Systems has won an AUD$29M (USD$30.8M) contract with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to operate and maintain the primary small and supporting arms simulation training centres known as WTSS (Weapon Training Simulation System) facilities.
Law and Order Magazine published: 01 Apr 2011
Force Training and the Right Stress - To get the most out of training, officers should be made to feel the same type of stress that they would face in actual real-life scenarios. I have been a police firearms instructor for 25 years, during which I have witnessed incredible change, including the transition from six-shot revolvers to high-capacity auto pistols; the change from the Isosceles stance to the Weaver stance; the switch from mid-range practice ammo to full-power duty ammo; and the upgrade from Practical Pistol Courses (PPC) to a wide variety of closer-range, shorter time limit, full duty uniform courses of fire.Read More
Meggitt awarded contract to supply targetry for British Armypublished: 01 Feb 2011
The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded Meggitt Training Systems, Inc. of Suwanee, GA a £10M ($16M) contract to meet an enhanced targetry requirement for the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Alberta, Canada. This is the Army's premier live-fire range for operational predeployment training, which is changing to reflect the complexity of modern combat. BATUS is unique in scope and size (an area slightly larger than Luxembourg) and is the ultimate testing ground for the British Army preparing for Afghanistan and other demanding conflicts.Read More