Meggitt awarded MoD contracts worth $20 millionStaff Writer | November 10, 2016
Meggitt's Training Systems division has been awarded two contracts from the UK Ministry of Defence worth around $20 million in total.
Defense industry Precise marksmanship training
In addition, Meggitt Training Systems will manufacture and deliver 70 Sharpshooter rifles and associated system upgrades for the UK's existing small-arms trainer, known as the Dismounted Close Combat Trainer.
Jeff Murphy, president of Meggitt Training Systems, said: "The SA80 and Sharpshooter contracts continue to strengthen Meggitt Training Systems' long-standing relationship with UK Ministry of Defence.
"Precise marksmanship training using realistic weapon simulators is essential for mission success and a vital part of the UK's Future Integrated Soldier Technology modernisation initiative." ■