Meggitt Training Systems Awarded US $4.1M Army Targetry Systems (ATS) Delivery Orders

Meggitt Training Systems Awarded US $4.1M Army Targetry Systems (ATS) Delivery 
SUWANEE, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/13 --  Meggitt Training Systems
was recently awarded additional Delivery Orders worth US $4.1M (which
brings the total program value to $12M) to support the US Army's
Targetry Systems program with TACOM, the US Army Contracting Command
in Warren, Michigan. As one of the US Army's largest weapon systems
research and development organizations, the TACOM program provides
equipment for live-fire training ranges at US Army installations
Under these delivery orders, Meggitt will deliver more than 500
stationary and mobile infantry and armor units. Equipment will be
delivered and installed to Fort Riley, Kansas later this year. The
delivery orders are for three different range types: Known Distance;
Qualification Training; and Scout Reconnaissance. All three ranges
have fourth quarter completion dates.  
Ronald Vadas, president, Meggitt Training Systems, commented: "It's
an honor to be selected for this award and we are delighted to
continue our 16-year relationship with the US Army. Delivery of these
targetry systems for the ATS program ensures today's soldiers are
mission ready." 
The Army Targetry Systems Program (ATS) is used to procure live-fire
training ranges installed at various locations throughout the world.
Used by US forces and its allies, these ranges are designed to
develop and improve combat skills used to conduct military exercises
and participate in actual combat action. Similar systems are in
service with forces in the US, South Korea and Europe. 
About Meggitt Training Systems 
 Meggitt Training Systems, makers of
FATS(R) and Caswell technologies, a division of Meggitt PLC, is the
leading supplier of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training
systems, unmanned land and sea vehicles, aerial targets and
electronic scoring 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
10,000 Meggitt live-fire ranges and 5,100 virtual systems are fielded
internationally, providing judgmental, situational awareness and
ip 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. 
About Meggitt PLC  
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international
group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its
specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world
leader in aerospace, defence and energy, employing nearly 11,000
people at more than 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices
For further information contact: 
Michelle Henderson 
Marketing Manager 
Meggitt Training Systems 
Tel: +1 678 288 1447 
Travis Parrish
For Meggitt Training Systems
Tel: +1 804 783 8140 x313 
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