Caswell International is born
Captain Arthur D. Caswell launches Caswell International in response to the lack of safety on firing ranges of the day.
Caswell’s first product, the Caswell Hand Crank target system, is the world’s first target system.
First bullet trap
Caswell invents the world’s first bullet trap.
Indoor gun ranges
As indoor ranges become more prevalent, Caswell leads the development of bullet traps, baffles, dividers and other target systems.
Caswell adds electronic equipment to improve range safety.
Caswell develops the world’s first advanced training products, shoot/no shoot situational training and friend-or-foe range training.
Caswell leads the development of range ventilation systems to prevent air contamination caused by the lead in the bullets.
Caswell expands into both the U.S. and foreign military markets, providing equipment for indoor and outdoor shooting ranges.
Caswell introduces the Road Range™, the world’s first mobile shooting range, and the world’s first indoor, climate-controlled gun range.
First rubber bullet trap
Caswell develops the GranTrap™, the world’s first rubber bullet trap. It’s patented stair-step design ensures maximum round collection.
Meggitt acquires Caswell
Meggitt PLC acquires Caswell International.
Meggitt acquires FATS®
Meggitt PLC acquires Firearms Training Systems, Inc. (FATS®) and combines the FATS/Caswell brands to form Meggitt Training Systems.
SHOTT™ House for training critical skills including forced entry, room navigation and clearing, team tactics and judgmental shoot/don’t shoot engagements.
Entry point training
Entry Control Point Moving Target (ECPMT) is introduced providing a realistic view of an approaching vehicle in an entry point scenario.
XWT Target Retrieval
The XWT, the world’s first wireless, 360° turning target retrieval system is unveiled.
Next generation live-fire
Next Generation Live Fire (NGLF) line of products is introduced, a technological progression of SIT, SAT, MIT and MAT military live fire range systems.
RangeMaster™ Control System
The RangeMaster™ Control System (RMCS) debuts as the industry’s first wireless, full-range control system.
The fully interchangeable SafeZone™ shooting stall is unveiled.
XWT ProImage® Projected Target System
The XWT ProImage goes to market, projecting uploaded digital videos and images onto white paper or cardboard targets.
XWT GEN4 Target Retrievers
The XWT GEN4 wireless target carrier is introduced. The new lithium ion battery provides a 50% increase in battery capacity and faster, more reliable charging.
Pine Island Capital Partners acquires Meggitt Training Systems
Pine Island Capital Partners acquires Meggitt Training Systems and debuts the new company as InVeris Training Solutions.
QuikTurn™ 360 and QuikTurn™ 90 turning targets introduced
The QuikTurn 360 and QuilTurm 90 provide extensive, comprehensive live fire training, emphasizing unpredictable situations.
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