Cubic Wins $21M for Foreign Military Training Simulator; Terry Kohl Comments

cubic corp logoCubic Corp. has been awarded a $21 million U.S. Army contract to provide a foreign military with the company’s virtual arms training system.

Under the contract, Cubic will provide the engagement skills trainer 2000 plus, systems and weapons and in-country support by a subcontractor will be included, Cubic said Monday.

The contract was awarded by the U.S Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation.

The EST 2000, built by Cubic Simulation Systems division in Orlando, Fla., uses digital video projection to simulate small arms training.

Terry Kohl, Cubic’s Simulation Systems Division senior vice president and general manager, said the contract supports the company’s “commitment to our allies around the world.”

Kohl added that the EST 2000 was built for “virtual and immersive training systems for mission-specific tasks.”

In addition to digital video, the offering uses high-definition screens, computer graphics and ballistically accurate weapons for marksmanship and escalation of force training.

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