ABRAMS MAINTENANCE TRAINING SYSTEMS (MTS)

PM TRADE

Mission

To provide skill-level development for system operation, fault diagnosis, troubleshooting, adjustments, remove/replace and repair tasks for armament and vehicle maintenance specialty Soldiers who support the Abrams family of combat tanks.

Description

The product line for the Abrams Maintenance Training System (MTS) simulate the Abrams Main Battle Tank to train maintenance personnel.  The system consists of Hands-On Trainers (HOTs), Diagnostics and Troubleshooting (D/T) desktop trainers and Instructional Visual Aids (IVAs). The devices support instructional skill development in system operation, fault diagnostics, remove/replace and repair tasks.

System Interdependencies

Other Major Interdependencies

  • Abrams Common Software Library (ACSL); Abrams Embedded Diagnostics (ED) software; Tactical System Hardware – Government Furnished Equipment
  • Maintenance Support Device–Version 3 (MSD–V3) (for development efforts)

Program Status

  • As of 3Q 2015: 19 SEPv2 HOTs; 4 SA HOTs; 2 AIM ED HOTs; 80 D/Ts; 4 IVAs

Projected Activities

Foreign Military Sales

None

Contractors

  • CAE USA (Tampa, FL)