TEMPE, AZ, Oct 18, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training systems to Military and Law Enforcement agencies, today announced a contract award for a 180-degree shooting simulator from the United States Navy.
"We are honored that a VirTra simulator was selected by the Navy Security Forces for part of their training," says Bob Ferris, CEO, VirTra Systems. "VirTra's 180-degree simulator offers the versatility of marksmanship, collective training and judgmental use of force training that enhances operational effectiveness."
The VirTra 180 advances individual and collective military training. Three screens provide an immersive and versatile platform for engagement skills training that also reconfigures to support up to 9 firing lanes for marksmanship training. The system includes recoil kits that use gas instead of ammunition to simulate recoil. Also ordered was VirTra's patented Threat-Fire(TM) device that further enhances training realism with an adjustable electric impulse that simulates return fire.
Naval Support Activity South Potomac (NSASP) is a major shore command within Naval District Washington, host command for the Dahlgren, VA and Indian Head Naval Support Facilities. The NSASP Law Enforcement Division is composed of military and civilian police officers that safeguard Department of Defense resources, facilities, and personnel.
About VirTra Systems VirTra Systems, Inc. is a global leading provider of the world's most realistic and effective small arms simulator training. VirTra is the higher standard in firearms training simulators, offering the only 300-degree simulator platform and the patented Threat-Fire(TM) hostile return fire system. At VirTra, we believe that personnel entrusted with lethal force and critical missions deserve the very best training available.
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