The new Centres are in addition to Elbit Systems UK’s recent investment across the UK including the opening of the new site in Kent, and a new manufacturing facility in Bristol, with investment in staff and sites in the last five years totalling over £30 million.
Team Fisher, the Capita-led consortium including Raytheon UK, Elbit Systems UK, Fujitsu, the University of Lincoln and several smaller British suppliers, has assumed responsibility for engineering and maintenance support for a range of 34 training systems and simulators.
Elbit Systems UK has been awarded a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to provide, maintain and operate the Ground Manoeuvre Synthetic Trainer system for the Boxer armoured vehicles and Challenger 3 tanks under the British Army’s Project Vulcan.
Elbit Systems UK has successfully upgraded its Interim Combined Arms Virtual Simulation [Deployable] (ICAVS(D)) system with an advanced simulation software called Defence Virtual Simulation 2 (DVS2). This is the first complex British Army training capability to be fully integrated with DVS2, which utilises Bohemia Interactive Simulations’ VBS4, VBS Blue Image Generator and One World Terrain.
Elbit Systems UK’s Interim Combined Arms Virtual Simulation (Deployable) (ICAVS(D)) has proved its agility and highly deployable capabilities on British Army exercises in Germany and Estonia after 8 months in service.
The Interim Combined Arms Virtual Simulation device for combined arms training reached full operational capability during the British Army’s Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers’ 25th training event.