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Meggitt wins US Army AWSS programme

26th September 2019 - 16:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


Meggitt Defense Systems has been awarded a $48.5 million contract for the US Army’s Aerial Weapons Scoring System (AWSS) enhancement programme. 

This so-called hybrid contract (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) includes development, production, field operations support, installation support, training, cyber security support, systems and spares production and repairs.

AWSS is an objective scoring system designed to support US Army aviation gunnery training and crew qualification. The initial AWSS requirement was published in 1994 since when new and improved systems have been fielded in the continental US, Germany and Japan.

The system comprises five subsystems: the Computer Control Subsystem that provides the operator

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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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