Cobham has been selected by the US Army for the initial design and development of a mobile infrared / ultraviolet (IR/UV) threat simulator.

The $4.7m delivery order has a total value of $56m if all options are exercised and funded during the next five years.

Cobham Analytic Solutions strategic business unit is the prime system integrator for the army’s multispectral sea and land target simulator (MSALTS).

The MSALTS project is intended to develop a portable IR/UV open-air missile simulator to support multiple, simultaneous missile engagement tests and/or missile warning systems.

The simulator will be provided to the Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) Center for Countermeasures (CCM) and its customers.

Work in design and development will be performed in Alabama, Florida and New Jersey, US, with a 60-month contract period of performance.