Lockheed Martin won a $1.9 million contract from Megmar Logistics & Consulting Ltd. of Poland to produce Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTRs) for the Polish Ministry of Defence (MoD). This contract represents the first procurement of ELGTRs by the Polish MoD for use in its F-16 Block 52+ laser guided bomb training program.
ELGTR replicates the key performance and laser engagement requirements of Paveway™ II laser-guided weapon systems. Lockheed Martin will provide ELGTRs, technical data, logistics support and introduction to service training to the Polish Air Force through the Megmar contract.
“ELGTR will provide aircrews with the most affordable and capable, live-fire training while preserving their tactical laser-guided bomb (LGB) inventory,” according to Joe Serra, Precision Guided Systems director at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. Recognized worldwide as the only live-fire LGB training solution for warfighters, the ELGTR (BDU-59B/B) is compatible with F/A-18, AV-8B, F-16 and various international aircraft.
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