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Iraqi Army to get M1A1 training system

26th September 2019 - 10:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London

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Orlando-based Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems has been awarded a $9.7 million firm-fixed-price  FMS contract for an undisclosed number of M1A1 Abrams Situational Awareness Platoon Mobile Advanced Gunnery (SAPMAG) training systems.

The devices will be used to support the Iraqi Army’s M1A1 vehicles, also supplied under FMS, that started being shipped in 2010. Initial training for Iraqi Army M1A1 crews was undertaken by the US Army at Camp Taji, Iraq.

This sole source contract also includes mobile pre-brief and after action review capabilities, spare parts, installation, on-site testing, training, design, development, test, management, documentation, hardware and software.

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

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