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Meggitt touts small arms training systems
by Richard Tomkins
Washington (UPI) Sep 20, 2017


Meggitt Training Systems' FATS 100MIL and portable FATS 100P small-arms training systems are to be displayed in Washington, D.C., next month.

The venue will be the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting & Exposition on October 9-11.

"The FATS 100MIL and 100P demonstrate the range of simulation training solutions Meggitt provides to military customers globally," Jeff Murphy, president of Meggitt Training Systems, said in a press release. "Development and deliveries of these new FATS products builds on the legacy of more than 5,100 virtual systems fielded for Meggitt customers around the world. As threats evolve, military forces can trust Meggitt to deliver the best options for virtual and live-fire training."

The FATS 100MIL small-arms training system leverages key features and certifications from the U.S. Army Engagement Skills Trainer and the U.S. Marine Corps Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer.

Both systems include marksmanship instruction tools, enhanced diagnostics and analytics, coaching tools, and enhanced graphics capabilities.

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UK testing Ajax vehicles;supplies US Army buys Orbital ATK artillery guidance kits
Washington (UPI) Sep 19, 2017
Two Ajax armored vehicles have been delivered by General Dynamics Land Systems-UK to the Army for government assurance testing. The delivery was made at a company facility to an army headquarters unit, which conducted the acceptance for both the British Army and the Defense Equipment & Support organization. Ajax is a tracked medium-weight armored vehicle in six variants. General ... read more

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