Meggitt Training Systems Awarded US $7.9M Army Targetry Systems Delivery Orders

Meggitt Training Systems Awarded US $7.9M Army Targetry Systems Delivery Orders 
SUWANEE, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/13 --  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."  
About Meggitt Training Systems
 Meggitt Training Systems, makers of
FATS(R) 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.
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. 
For further information contact:
Michelle Henderson
Tel: +001 678 288 1447 
 
 
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