US Army enhances laser training systems, P&M develops infantry target

08 December 2017

New developments in targetry were unveiled by Theissen Training Systems and Pratt & Miller at the 2017 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando.

In response to a requirement to refresh targetry at the US Army National Training Centre (NTC) at Fort Irwin, California, and the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Theissen has developed a Laser Target Interface (LTI) and improved communications for its Stationary Infantry Target (SIT).

The LTI enables the target to be used with MILES and other laser training devices. It is modular, consisting of a number of rugged laser detectors connected with cables, each of which can be individually replaced.

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