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USMC Aviation Training Contract

  • Cubic Global Defense to continue delivery of top-notch personnel and expertise instruction solutions

Cubic Global Defense (CGD), a business unit of Cubic Corporation ( NYSE: CUB ), today announced the award of a five-year, $73 million firm-fixed price task order to support aviation training for the U.S. Marine Corps, under the U.S. Navy’s Fielded Training Systems Support (FTSS) III indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The follow-on contract is the third consecutive award Cubic has received since 2005.

Under the task order, awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division in Orlando, Florida, Cubic will provide operations and maintenance support of military aviation training devices and simulators at various Marine Corps Air Stations (MCAS), including MCAS Cherry Point, MCAS New River, MCAS Camp Pendleton, MCAS Miramar, MCAS Yuma and Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) Kaneohe Bay.

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In addition, Cubic will provide simulator and academic classroom training for Marine Corps pilots and other aircrew. At MCAS Yuma – home of the Marine Air Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) and considered to be the Marine Corps Center of Excellence for aviation training – Cubic will provide instructional system design and development support; revision and maintenance of courseware and curriculum; network management and maintenance; and training system management.

“As a leading provider of virtual and simulated training solutions, Cubic has not only maintained and managed advanced aviation training systems but also supported in the development of aviation instructional courseware and curriculum to the U.S. Marine Corps for the past 11 years,” said Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global Defense. “This award demonstrates the successful and long-standing relationship between Cubic and the Marine Corps as we continue to offer innovative training solutions to enhance mission readiness for our warfighters.”

Source : Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Jul 25, 2016


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