SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Cubic Corporation (CUB), announced today it was awarded a $21 million foreign military sales contract for its Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 (EST 2000) Plus, virtual small arms training system. The U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) awarded the contract to Cubic in support of a foreign customer. The order includes systems, weapons, and in-country support with a key subcontractor.
EST 2000, built by the Cubic Simulation Systems division based in Orlando, Florida, uses digital video projectors, high-definition screens, game-based computer graphics and ballistically accurate weapons for marksmanship, collective and escalation of force training.
"This contract emphasizes Cubic's commitment to our allies around the world. We understand the importance of virtual and immersive training systems for mission-specific tasks. Our EST 2000 systems set the highest standard for small arms engagement skills training in the world," said Terry Kohl, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cubic's Simulations Systems Division.
About Cubic Corporation
Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments: Defense Systems, Mission Support Services and Transportation Systems. Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, cyber technologies, asset tracking solutions, and defense electronics. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services to the U.S. and allied nations. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading provider of automated fare collection systems and services for public transit authorities. For more information about Cubic, see the company's web site at http://www.cubic.com.
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