Meggitt Defense Systems has won a $42.1 million contract from Lockheed Martin to supply ammunition handling systems for Scout armored vehicles operated by the British army.
The systems, designed to rapidly feed 40 mm ammunition rounds into cannons, will be designed and manufactured at Meggitt's facility in Irvine, CA, with delivery running from 2016 to 2021.
The company also announced that it has bagged $15.8 million in contracts from the UK Ministry of Defence to upgrade British Army small-arms training systems called Dismounted Close Combat Trainers.
Meggitt Training Systems will be showcasing FATS L7 virtual simulation and the future of live fire range design at 2015 ILEETA Conference held from April 20-25, in USA. Eric Perez, director of virtual sales, Meggitt Training Systems said in the companys press release on Tuesday, “Using the FATS L7, instructors have the opportunity to train students on proper use of verbal commands, control tactics, impact strikes, chemical tools, less lethal options and deadly force
Meggitt Training Systems has won a $31.7 million contract from the US Marine Corps to provide the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainers (ISMT) system
Meggitt Polymers & Composites has been awarded a maximum $16 million delivery order against a five-year basic ordering agreement for aircraft fuel cell support and tooling. The work is expected to be completed by Jan
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