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Meggitt Training Systems to Highlight Portable Small-Arms Simulator at Warrior Expo East

July 10, 2018

SUWANEE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--Meggitt Training Systems will highlight its portable FATS ® 100P small-arms training system at Warrior Expo East for the first time. The defense resource and training event will be held July 11-12, 2018 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

The FATS 100P features advanced functionality for both instructor and trainee, delivering weapon handling and shot placement analytics, marksmanship automatic coaching tools, video-based judgmental training for escalation and de-escalation, and enhanced graphic capabilities, all in a compact package. Portable and light, the FATS 100P comes in two rugged hand-carry cases the size of a large range bag that allow easy transportation, set-up and operation by one person. Up to six weapon simulators, including wireless BlueFire ® ones, can be run simultaneously.

“The FATS 100P leverages technology from our full-sized FATS 100MIL, versions of which serve as the system of record for the US Army, US Marine Corps and numerous international customers,” said Matt Cunningham, Meggitt’s director of virtual systems. “Warrior Expo East attendees are invited to see how the FATS 100P is ideal for marksmanship and judgmental training anytime, anywhere.”

For customers who require additional levels of immersion, the FATS 300MIL includes five, free-standing flat screens, each featuring a 150”x84”, 16:9 aspect ratio, borderless projection surface arranged in hexagonal format. Five digital cameras feed information into the hit detection system, while ultra-short-throw projectors allow users freedom of movement within the training space. The system can be operated in a variety of lighting conditions, featuring a combination of scenario 5.1 audio sounds, plus those added by the instructor for increased realism.

To see a demonstration of Meggitt’s virtual simulators and speak with a company representative during Warrior Expo East, visit booth #1421 or schedule an appointment at https://meggitttrainingsystems.com/about/request-a-meeting-with-meggitt-training-systems/.

About Meggitt Training Systems

Meggitt Training Systems, makers of FATS ® and Caswell technologies, a division of Meggitt PLC, is the leading supplier of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training systems. Following the acquisition of FATS ® virtual training systems and Caswell International’s live-fire ranges and services, Meggitt Training Systems has continued to grow its capabilities based on the legacy of these two industry leaders. Over 13,000 Meggitt live-fire ranges and 5,100 virtual systems are fielded internationally, providing judgmental, situational awareness and marksmanship training to the armed forces, law enforcement and security organizations.

Meggitt Training Systems employs more than 400 people at its headquarters in Atlanta and at facilities in Orlando, Canada, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, UAE, Australia and Singapore. It can deploy service personnel anywhere in the world for instructor training, system installation and maintenance.

About Meggitt PLC

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialized extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defense and energy, employing nearly 11,000 people at more than 50 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.

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CONTACT: Meggitt Training Systems

Michelle Henderson, +1-678-288-1090

michelle.henderson@meggitt.com

www.MeggittTrainingSystems.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA GEORGIA VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY AUDIO/VIDEO MOBILE/WIRELESS DEFENSE OTHER DEFENSE

SOURCE: Meggitt Training Systems

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