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I/ITSEC 2017: Meggitt launches FATS 300 VSAT

5th December 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Orlando


Meggitt Training Systems has launched its new immersive, multi-screen FATS 300 system at I/ITSEC 2017. The system is designed to provide an immersive training environment to support marksmanship, judgemental and collective training.

The new virtual small arms trainer (VSAT) features five flat 16ft x 9ft screens to provide a 300° horizontal field of view. It also includes a 5.1 surround sound audio system that generates additional realism through directional sound effects.

‘The design and development of the FATS 300 was entirely customer driven,’ explained Michael Paulk, director of virtual systems at Meggitt Training Systems, ‘Those customers told us they wanted

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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