Firearms Training Systems to Be Acquired by Meggitt

Firearms Training Systems Inc. (FATS), based out of the Atlanta, Ga. suburb of Suwanee, today announced that it has signed a merger agreement with Meggitt-USA, an engineering and manufacturing company in the aerospace and defense sectors.

Firearms Training Systems has become known for its weapons training simulators, using virtual training to create a judgmental and tactical environment. The services are primarily used by the military and law enforcement.

The FATS shareholders will receive $1.08 for each of their shares, and the acquisition is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of this year.

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