Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded a $78-million contract for the design and equipage of a sophisticated, multi-mission, indoor and outdoor training facility in a Middle Eastern country incorporating the latest virtual and live-fire equipment.

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The training facility will include multiple indoor and outdoor shooting ranges, combat training centers, virtual simulators and physical mockups.

“Meggitt Training Systems is honored to be chosen to lead development of this crucial national training asset,” added Andrea Czop, vice president of strategy, sales and marketing. “This win validates our strategy of pairing our live-fire and virtual portfolio of products with a global presence supporting our customers in the Middle East and elsewhere. Meggitt’s enduring success in small-arms training is built on this unique combination of customer knowledge and expertise derived from decades of employee subject matter experts in military and law enforcement experience.”

The training facilities will include a mix of Meggitt’s stationary infantry targets, moving infantry targets, LOMAH (location of miss and hit) systems, range control systems, Special Effects Battlefield Simulators, Training Information Management Systems, plus a variety of virtual reality special warfare simulators, overhead carriers, ballistic walls and bullet traps. As the prime technology contractor, Meggitt will also assume responsibility for the integration of all training equipment from other suppliers.