Meggitt wins $35m Canadian defense contractStaff writer ▼ | May 21, 2016
Meggitt awarded $35 million contract for surface and aerial targets from Canadian Department of National defense.
Defense industry Surface and aerial target systems
The majority of the targets will be manufactured at MTAS' manufacturing facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta with production deliveries expected this year.
The target systems selected include Hammerhead, an advanced, unmanned surface vehicle target that can form part of a swarm threat simulation of up to 16 vessels, and Vindicator, an aerial target that can present the appearance of various aircraft profiles to radar, for naval weapons development and personnel training.
MTAS' managing director, Peter Longstaff commented: "The Canadian Armed Forces are a longstanding user of Meggitt target systems and we are delighted to be able to support their training and test and evaluation requirements locally." ■