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Meggitt Training Systems Demonstrates Next Generation Simulation Training at Land Forces 2014

Meggitt Training Systems, the leading supplier of integrated live fire and virtual weapons training systems, will join defense agencies and personnel from Australia, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region to demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 September.

“For many years Meggitt Training Systems and its predecessors, Firearms Training Systems (FATS®) and Caswell Technologies, have been providing live fire and virtual training systems to Defence Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the Asia Pacific region,” said Leon Helmrich, Sales and Business Development Manager for Meggitt Training Systems Australia. “At Land Forces 2014, Meggitt will present the latest FATS® M100 advanced reality marksmanship training simulator.”

In the past, continually changing training requirements meant purchasing additional systems or equipment. The new FATS® M100 provides a flexible system architecture that rapidly evolves to meet current and future training needs and enhance combat readiness.

Configured with the FATS® M100, Meggitt Training Systems will provide private demonstrations of convertible, fully-sensored, tetherless BlueFire® simulators; 3D Marksmanship training mode and HD video courseware; a new wireless, tablet-based training tool; and automatic coaching tools.

Additionally, representatives will be available to discuss Meggitt’s motion platform training systems, to include convoy trainers, armoured vehicle trainers and simulators.

Visit booth 1P23 at Land Forces 2014, 22-25 September 2014, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre - Brisbane, Australia.

Demos throughout the day, or by appointment at:
http://meggitttradeshows.com/land-forces-2014.aspx

About Meggitt Training Systems

Meggitt Training Systems, makers of FATS® and Caswell technologies, a division of Meggitt PLC, is the leading supplier of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training systems, unmanned land and sea vehicles, aerial targets and electronic scoring systems. Over 13,000 Meggitt live-fire ranges and 5,100 virtual systems are fielded internationally, providing judgmental, situational awareness and marksmanship training to the armed forces, law enforcement and security organizations.

Meggitt Training Systems employs more than 400 people at its headquarters in Atlanta and at facilities in Orlando, Canada, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, UAE, Australia and Singapore. It can deploy service personnel anywhere in the world for instructor training, system installation and maintenance.

About Meggitt PLC

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialized extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defense and energy. Meggitt employs over 11,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.

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