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Meggitt Wins Another $15.8 million in US Army Orders

Meggitt Training Systems has announced additional orders that form part of a vital US Army combat skills training program for American and allied warfighters.

The $15.8 million in orders, awarded by Tank-automotive & Armaments Command since May and being installed in the coming four months, are part of the Army Targetry Systems III indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, five-year contract. The 10 orders are for the following facilities:

* Camp Ethan Allen: A Multipurpose Training Range equipped with Stationary Infantry Targets (SITs), Stationary Armor Targets (SATs), Moving Infantry Targets (MITs) and Moving Armor Targets (MATs), plus two Combat Pistol Qualification Courses equipped with SITs.

* Orchard Combat Training Center: Portable SITs and SATs.
* Fort Bragg: A Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise range equipped with SITs, SATs, MITs and MATs, and an Automated Record Fire range equipped with SITs.

* Ft. Carson: Tank Range equipped with SATs and MATs.

* Fort Pickett: A Multipurpose Range Complex equipped with SITs, SATs, MITs, and MATs.

* Grafenwoehr Training Area: Combat Pistol Qualification Course equipped with SITs.

* Camp Grayling: Portable SITs and SATs.

* Fort Bliss: An Infantry Squad Battle Course and an Infantry Platoon Battle Course, both equipped with SITs, SATs, MITs and MATs.

* Camp Shelby: A Multipurpose Range Complex equipped with SITs, SATs, MITs, and MATs.

* Camp Navajo: A modified Qualification Training Range (QTR) Range equipped with SITs.

“These orders, on top of more than $4 million announced earlier this year, have helped Meggitt Training Systems continue our unequaled winning streak on all three Army Targetry Systems’ contracts since 2002,” said Shannon Medina, program manager at Meggitt. “Warfighters training at more than 120 military bases around the world have benefitted from our experience fielding more than 75,000 target systems to enhance readiness.”

Meggitt’s offerings include a variety of multi-function and stationary infantry targets, as well as moving infantry and armor targets, to provide maximum realism during training.

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