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World Aviation Defense & Security Industry News - Kratos Defense
Kratos to provide Swedish aircrews with helicopter aerial gunnery training
The US-based defense contractor Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced on September 2 that it was awarded a contract to provide helicopter aerial gunnery training for the Swedish Armed Forces at the Kratos Aircrew Training Center (KATC) in Orlando, Florida.
Kratos to provide Swedish aircrews with helicopter aerial gunnery training 640 001Kratos will provide helicopter gunnery training to Swedish aircrews
(Credit: Samuel Pardon/Försvarsmakten)
Kratos' Aircrew Training Center incorporates state-of-the-art Virtual Reality and Projection Aircrew Training Devices to train warfighters in the skills needed for mission readiness, such as aerial gunnery, search and rescue hoist training, and cargo sling operations.

Trainees will use multiple aircrew training devices within the KATC to train on techniques and procedures in basic firing, scanning, situational awareness, crew coordination, target acquisition, and rescue hoist and cargo sling operations in various all-weather environments.

"Kratos is dedicated to offering the widest range of options and solutions for custom aircrew training services to maximize ROI for our customers and performance outcomes," said Jose Diaz, Senior Vice President, Kratos Training Solutions. "We look forward to having the Swedish Armed Forces continue to advance their mission training and rehearsal requirements locally, in our state-of-the-art Kratos Aircrew Training Center."