The total cost of the design and construction contract will be €15 million (US$16.2 million) with a completion deadline of 18 months.
Meggitt to build and equip training facility for Middle Eastern client
Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded a $78 million contract by an undisclosed Middle Eastern government to design, build and equip a large multi-mission training facility.
The facility will include indoor and outdoor shooting ranges, combat training centres, virtual simulators and physical mockups, according to a statement released by the company on 30 April.
Andrea Czop, VP of strategy, sales and marketing at Meggitt, said: ‘The win validates our strategy of pairing our live-fire and virtual portfolio of products with a global presence supporting our customers in the Middle East and elsewhere.’
Stationary infantry targets, moving infantry targets, location of miss and hit systems, range control systems, special effects battlefield simulators, training information management systems and VR special warfare simulators will all be supplied to the facility by Meggitt.
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