It was in the 1980s that a company by the name of General Dynamics-Ordnance and Tactical Systems-Canada Inc. thought of ways to of making military training as real as possible. The company was headquartered in Le Gradeur in Canada. Hence the company introduced six innovative and new training munitions and continued to develop them under the brand name of Simunition. Today Simunition is regarded as the world’s most popular and advanced military training system.
From the beginning, Simunitions’ mission has been to introduce the world’s most realistic and advanced systems to its clients so that military personnel and officers in armies around the world can train and build experience of fighting in a real war and also saving lives. The company has a worldwide network that is managed by distributors in different countries of Canada, USA, Middle East, Asia and Europe. You can easily find a distributor who is nearest to your location on the company’s website. The company believes that providing realistic training in military and combat situations help to alter the situations of life and death.
1) Securi blank cartridges
The company produces the famous Securi blank cartridges. These cartridges are known to be safest cartridges around. They can function in almost any kind of converted service weapons. The cartridges have a reduced level of noise and can be conveniently stored and used anywhere. There is a reduced propellant charge also. Securi blank is easy to use, affordable and can be used indoors as well as outdoors. The cartridges find application in interactive video based stimulator systems, K-9 squads and firearms familiarization.
2) Greenshield cartridges
The Greenshield cartridges can be used in existing weapons and hence there is no use to modify weapons for their use. They are totally non toxic and are available in copper, tin and polymer. The cartridges can be fired with excellent accuracy. The cartridges find application in enclosed or indoor places as well as in close range shooting drills.
3) Conversion Kits
Simunition manufactures conversion kits as well so that the cartridges mentioned above can be fired from existing weapons. Hence costs of buying new weapons for firing the cartridges are saved. The conversion kit consists of conversion bolt, safety ring insert and bolt career which make installation of cartridges and they can then be easily fired from the service weapon with a realistic coil.
Simunitions also manufactures protective equipment. The protective equipment ensures safety of the participants but still allow the impact to be felt. Remember that the motto of the company is to make the situation as real as possible. The company has a full line of protective equipment that can be used by men as well as women. The protective equipment include groin protectors, head protectors such as masks and goggles, throat protectors as well as vests, sleeves, gloves and pants. The protective equipment is lightweight and very comfortable to wear. They are specially tested to withstand 5.56 mm, 9 mm and .38 cal. Marking cartridges. The participants feel completely safe and at ease after wearing the protective equipment. The equipment is durable and can last for several years without needing maintenance.
Simunitions also has special training courses that help the enforcement and the military personnel to prepare themselves for real life situations. The company has come out with the Scenario Instructor and Safety Certification Course which is aimed at providing real life training.