TEMPE, AZ – October 17, 2011 – VirTra Systems (VTSI.PK), a leading provider of firearms trainingsystems 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 were VirTra’s patented Threat-Fire™ 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.