$18m Australian Defense Force contract awarded to Meggit

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Aerospace and defence company Meggitt said it had won an $18m contract from the Australian Defense Forces to develop, manufacture and install 460 EF88 AuSteyr assault rifle simulators and 115 SL40 40mm simulated grenade launchers.

Contract deliveries will take place at 18 locations throughout Australia and are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017 and continue through May 2018, Meggitt said.