Meggitt Training Systems Wins Canadian Contract

26.08.2015 North America
Meggitt Training Systems Wins Canadian Contract

Meggitt Training Systems Wins Canadian Contract

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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. We remain a committed partner supporting the operational readiness of Canada’s soldiers, sailors and airmen with advanced simulation and training systems,” said Andrea Czop, President of Meggitt Training Systems (Quebec), Inc.

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.

 
 



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