Military

Lockheed awarded $356.3M for fight car simulators

Lockheed Martin has acquired a $356.three million contract for modernization of the Shut Fight Tactical Coach Manned Module system for the U.S. Military.

The contract, introduced Tuesday by the Division of Protection, comes beneath a hybrid contract that’s anticipated to run via August 2028.

The placement of labor and funding will likely be decided with every order beneath the contract, the Pentagon stated.

The Shut Fight Tactical Coach is designed to supply simulated fight car operations for crews in a wide range of battlefield eventualities. The CCTT permits items to coach in ways, doctrine, weapons techniques, mission planning and different duties.

The CCTT is supposed to supply coaching in logistics, artillery, mortar and aviation in a simulated battlefield with practical environments. It could additionally present command-level coaching as much as the battalion stage.

Obtainable modules for the system embody the M1 Abrams tank, Bradley Preventing Automobile armored personnel carriers, wheeled utility automobiles and dismounted infantry.

Simulators have been in use for fundamental coaching in plane features for many years. Lately they’ve proliferated into a wide range of different navy fields equivalent to car operations, command and management workouts and even marksmanship with small arms and heavy weapons.

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