Meggitt to provide Canadian Armed Forces with small arms and indirect fire training systems 22708152

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Meggitt to provide Canadian Armed Forces with small arms and indirect fire training systems
Meggitt Training Systems (Quebec) Inc.has been awarded a $25 million, three-year contract from Public Works Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defence,to provide in-service support to the Canadian Armed Forces for Meggitt’s Small Arms Trainer (SAT) and Indirect Fire Trainer (IFT).
     
Meggitt to provide Canadian Armed Forces with small arms and indirect fire training systems 640 001Meggitt's Indirect Fire Trainer System (IFT)
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The contract includes operator and maintenance support for related training activities, incorporating onsite support for health, usage and equipment monitoring at major bases across Canada, the US-based company announced on August 24.

The Meggitt SAT simulator system supports individual and group training across the spectrum of military, paramilitary and security operations. Meggitt’s IFTs are used to train soldiers in forward observer, fire direction center and mortar crew skills proficiency.

Meggitt has been a proud supplier of weapon simulationto the Canadian Armed Forces for more than20 years,” said Andrea Czop, president of Meggitt Training Systems (Quebec), Inc. “We remain a committed partner supporting the operational readiness of Canada’s soldiers, sailors and airmen with advancedsimulation and training systems.

 

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