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I/ITSEC: Meggitt wins USMC training contract

26th November 2014 - 12:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Orlando


Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded a $30 million contract from the US Marine Corps (USMC) for the upgrade of Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer (ISMT) systems.

Awarded on 5 November, the contract calls for a 3D, simulation-based system ‘capable of instructing in basic and advanced marksmanship, shoot/no-shoot judgment, combat marksmanship, supporting arms, and weapons employment tactics’. 

According to the USMC, the ISMT-U system will consist of an instructor/operator station, audio/visual system, host computer, input/output network system, and weapons.

With Meggitt due to showcase its integrated live fire and simulation weapons training systems at the I/ITSEC exhibition in Orlando, the contract …

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