Meggitt to supply US army in $48 million contract
Aerospace specialist will supply weapons scoring systems for attack helicopter training
Meggitt has secured a contract valued at $48million for the supply of Aerial Weapons Scoring Systems (AWSS) to the US Army for attack helicopter training.
The company specialises in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets.
Contract includes training, field and cyber support
The five year, full-service contract will be supplied by Meggitt’s California-based specialist defence and will include product development, training, installation, field and cyber support, maintenance and repairs. AWSS provides essential gunnery training for defence customers worldwide, ensuring safe, efficient operation of targeting systems.
Gerry Janicki, Vice President Strategy for Meggitt Defense Systems Inc said: “Our AWSS technology enables gunnery crews to simulate real-life defence scenarios, providing essential training and ensuring safe, optimal performance of all equipment. We are proud that our technology has been selected by the US Army and we look forward to working closely with local teams as we roll out our AWSS solution.”