Elbit will supply the British Army with Boxer and Challenger 3 trainers

Source: Elbit Systems

Israeli compny Elbit Systems announced that its UK subsidiary Elbit Systems UK was awarded a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence worth approximately $71 million to supply, maintain and operate the Ground Manoeuvre Synthetic Trainer systems (GMST) for the Boxer armoured vehicles and Challenger 3 tanks under the British Army’s Project Vulcan.

The contract will be delivered over a three-year period with an additional nine year period that will include operation and maintenance services at UK facilities.

“Elbit Systems is proud to provide the British Army with training capabilities that will increase the safety and combat readiness of armoured crews. The contract emphasizes our leading position as a provider of advanced mission training systems,” says Yoram Shmuely, General Manager of Elbit Systems Aerospace.

The initial phase of delivery of Elbit Systems UK’s systems will support the first arrivals of the British Army’s new Mechanised Infantry Vehicle – Boxer. The initial capability provided by Elbit Systems UK will include a comprehensive Platform Trainer, delivering both collective and individual training requirements.

The programme will include high fidelity driver trainers and cabins for turret and armament variants backed up by a full digital training management system.




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