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Meggitt Training Systems to highlight four key shooting range products as first-time British Shooting Show exhibitor

Suwanee, GA – From target carriers to bullet traps, Meggitt Training Systems will display its industry-leading, live-fire solutions at the British Shooting Show as a first-time exhibitor in booth E6. The annual event, which attracts businesses and enthusiasts from across the United Kingdom, will be held on February 14-16, 2020 in Birmingham, England.

“From increased profits to enhanced safety, Meggitt’s nine decades of experience outfitting more than 13,600 live-fire ranges delivers for commercial operators and their customers,” said Mark Mears, managing director for Meggitt Training Systems Ltd. “We invite British Shooting Show participants to talk to us about their specific needs, so we can deliver a bespoke solution for their facilities.”

Specifically, attendees can see the following four Meggitt products on display:

  • The XWT GEN4 wireless target carrier builds on the industry’s first wireless, 360º turning system. The XWT GEN4 uses a lithium ion battery with a positive locking connection and ergonomic placement. This technology provides a 50% increase in battery watt hours. The new docking system improves contact design for faster, more reliable charging; that means more time using the XWT GEN4 and less time charging it. Programmable distraction lighting now integrates red, blue and white LEDs with four times the brightness of previous models. The chassis features a new side cover design for wheel overhead protection and prevention of brass drivetrain damage. Anti-static wheels eliminate grounding tinsel and reduce electrostatic discharge.
  • The XWT ProImage® projected target system revolutionizes image and video targets for indoor shooting ranges. An industry first, the system is a compact video projector and camera system that attaches to Meggitt’s XWT target carrier and can move downrange to any distance on the track. Wirelessly connected to a 10” lane control unit mounted to the shooting stall, the system projects interactive games, digital videos and images that a shooter can upload onto white paper or cardboard targets. The onboard camera provides a streaming, close-up view of the target for instantaneous feedback, including bullet hole tracking displayed on a tablet. The XWT ProImage is a simple addition to any XWT GEN3 or GEN4 carrier, uses lithium batteries, and with the XWT, it docks and charges while in operation.
  • Multi-Function Stationary Infantry Target (MF-SIT) offers a fixed target head configuration that can respond to hits or a pre-programmed scenario, ensuring that the trainees do not anticipate target actions. This provides a realistic environment for urban operations and specialized training. The system is operated through radio frequency, hardwire or Ethernet controls that enable great flexibility in range design and usage.
  • The GranTrap™ granulated rubber bullet trap utilizes soft media to stop incoming rounds and capture them predominantly intact. This minimizes airborne lead dust, averts back-splatter and ricochet, and minimizes impact noise. The result is a cleaner and safer environment for shooting ranges, maximizing bullet recovery and recycling processes. A model of this product will be on display.

To see a demonstration of Meggitt’s products and speak with a company representative during the British Shooting Show, visit booth E6 or schedule an appointment at our appointment page.

For further information contact:

Michelle Henderson
Meggitt Training Systems
Tel: +1 678 288 1090

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