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Dave Schmitz: Army to Use Cubic’s ‘Homestation’ Mobile Training System

Dave Schmitz
Dave Schmitz

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has won a potential five-year, $200 million contract to supply mobile instrumented training system to the U.S. Army.

Dave Schmitz, president of Cubic Defense Systems, said Wednesday the training system features automation, intuitive applications and game-based virtual instruction.

“This next-generation Homestation Instrumentation Training System capability provides the Army with usability enhancements that increase the effectiveness of Homestation training, ” added Schmitz.

The contract has a one-year base period worth $12.5 million and four option years.

Cubic will provide a mobile training command center, mobile network nodes and instrumentation radios for soldiers and vehicles.

Users observe unit performance, monitor safety and send feedback to units with the AMITS tool, Cubic says.

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