Cubic Wins Work on Marine Corps Combat Training Simulators; Dave Schmitz Comments

cubic corp logoCubic Corp.’s subsidiary Cubic Defense Systems has won a contract worth more than $10 million to install weapons systems into the U.S. Marine Corps‘ instrumented-tactical engagement simulation system, a ground combat training simulator.

The company will design, build, install and test the upgrade into a squad immersive training environment and the I-TESS II, Cubic said Thursday.

“Our enhancements address current training proficiency and readiness gaps at the squad-level and will be used to support both direct force-on-force and force-on-target tactical engagement training,” said Dave Schmitz, Cubic Defense Systems president.

The training platform is meant to be finished by 2017 and work will be performed in San Diego, Calif.

The Marine Corps use the the I-TESS II combat training system for non-live fire maneuvers and urban terrain military missions.

You may also be interested in...

Jay Lambke President GAI

Government Acquisitions Obtains SBA HUBZone Program Certification; Jay Lambke Quoted

Cincinnati, Ohio-based company Government Acquisitions Inc. has been accredited by the Small Business Administration under a program that seeks to provide economic benefits to government contractors from historically underutilized business zones.

Satellite launch

SpaceX Launches Satellite for Multinational Ocean Observation Effort

SpaceX has sent to space a satellite designed to monitor sea levels across the globe under a U.S.-U.K. partnership. The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a mission to collect sea level data, support ship navigation and inform weather forecasts, NASA said Sunday.


KBR Gets $65M Navy Contract Modification for Base Support Services

KBR has received a one-year, $64.8M contract modification to carry out base operating support services at various U.S. Navy installations in Djibouti and Kenya.