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Meggitt at CANSEC 2017: Providing a proven platform for preparedness

by Ellis Pines 5/31/17

The Road to Readiness

Meggitt at CANSEC 2017: Providing a proven platform for preparedness.

One hundred years ago, when Sir Arthur Currie commanded the Canadian Corps in World War I, the general gained an exceptional reputation for preparation. As he won every battle under his command, […]

The Road to Realism (#2 in a series for ITEC 2017)

by Ellis Pines 5/17/17

Meggitt at ITEC 2017: Technological leadership requires knowing what makes trainees learn

In our last blog, we discussed the key to acquiring an up-to-date simulation system. As ITEC 2017 continues in Rotterdam through May 18, we understand that defense acquisition and trainers must sift through competing […]

The Road to Realism (#1 in a series for ITEC 2017)

by Ellis Pines 5/16/17

Meggitt at ITEC 2017: Providing a proven platform for realistic training

Immersion. Virtual Reality. “Train like you fight.” As ITEC 2017 opens in Rotterdam on May 16, these ideas will be on the minds of military leaders from around the world attending this timely conference and exhibition. […]

Meggitt Training Systems’ FATS 100MIL enters “Ugo Mara” barraks

by NRDC-ITA Staff 4/28/17

Today, in the presence of the NRDC-Italy Commander, Lt. Gen. Roberto PERRETTI, the Meggitt FATS 100MIL system has been tested and evaluated. This is “a major expansion in weapons training capability” for the HQ.

Prior to the presentation of the system and its features by Mr. Mears, […]

Georgia’s Supplier Opportunities Conference in Macon

by Kim Wade 3/28/17

Georgia has more than 800 aerospace companies, according to Amy Hudnall, director of the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Center of Innovation for Aerospace, and a new economic impact assessment of Georgia’s aerospace industry from Georgia Tech shows an economic output of $64.5 Billion in FY […]

The Power of Proven Training Equipment (2)

by Ellis Pines 3/4/17

Improving performance in live-fire training: Meggitt Training Systems presents the latest range innovations at IWA 2017

The theme of IWA Outdoor Classics 2017 is “High performance in target sports, nature activities and protecting people.” Performance in law enforcement training is especially critical. Running through March 6 at […]

The Power of Proven Training (3)

by Michelle Henderson 2/22/17

Meggitt at IDEX: Integrating advances in live-fire training with simulation

In the previous two blogs connected with IDEX, we discussed the vital importance of simulated training for force dominance. We then mentioned two technologies from Meggitt Training Systems: the FATS®100e advanced simulator and the BlueFire® wireless weapons. […]

The Power of Proven Training (2)

by Michelle Henderson 2/21/17

Meggitt at IDEX: Wireless technology changes the shape of training for the Middle East

In our previous IDEX blog, we discussed how U.S. military superiority stems in a large part from the emphasis on training. As Sun Tzu put it in the world’s oldest military treatise, when […]

The Power of Proven Training

by Michelle Henderson 6/20/17

Meggitt at IDEX: See How U. S. Training Technology Makes a Big Difference

What has made the United States the world’s dominant military power? Dr. Daniel Goure, former Department of Defense official and think-tank expert, says, “The U.S. military became dominant in the world not because it […]

Meggitt unveils clever new live-fire range product at SHOT Show 2017

by Dough Wyllie, Police One editor 1/19/17

Meggitt unveils clever new live-fire range product at SHOT Show 2017

They are demonstrating a training product so new that it doesn’t even have a name yet. A patent is pending for a new accessory for Meggitt’s live-fire track target …