SOURCE: Cubic Corporation

Cubic Corporation

July 07, 2011 07:00 ET

Cubic Appoints New U.K. Regional Director for Defense Systems

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 7, 2011) - Cubic Defense Applications, Inc., the defense systems business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), announced today that David Eadie CBE has joined Cubic to lead the company's activities in the United Kingdom. He succeeds Brig. David Williams who plans to retire. Eadie will lead all business development and program activities in the U.K. and support regional marketing activities.

"Based on his distinguished career in the British Army, David Eadie will lead our initiatives in the U.K.," said Bradley H. Feldmann, President of Cubic Defense Applications. "The British Army is one of our oldest and most important customers and David's primary mission is to ensure that we fully support them and other U.K. customers with innovative training and communications solutions."

Col. Eadie brings to this assignment a broad background in training and simulation, combat operations, capability development, armor programs, and exercise planning and development. He is a graduate of the British Army's Command and Staff College and was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2010 for accelerating the provision of equipment and force protection assets to U.K. forces in Afghanistan.

"I am delighted to accept this appointment and look forward with great anticipation to this new assignment and hope to leverage Cubic's expansive technology assets to address a wide range of requirements in the U.K.," Eadie said.

Cubic Defense Applications, Inc. is part of Cubic Corporation's defense segment. Cubic is a world leader in realistic combat training systems, mission support services and defense electronics. The corporation's other major segment, Cubic Transportation Systems, designs and manufactures automatic fare collection systems for public mass transit authorities. For more information about Cubic, see the company's website at www.cubic.com.

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