SOURCE: Cubic Corporation

Cubic Corporation

December 07, 2009 07:00 ET

Cubic Awarded $6 Million From U.S. Pacific Air Forces for Air Combat Training Services

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - December 7, 2009) - Cubic Defense Applications, Inc., the defense systems business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), will continue to provide full services and support for air combat training systems at U.S. bases in the Asia-Pacific region under a new $6 million contract option exercised by the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF). The support includes more than 30 technicians who will perform training system mission planning, pod loading, maintenance and postmission debriefing support. The services will be provided at four U.S. bases in Japan and Korea as well as on various deployments in the region.

PACAF originally awarded Cubic the Operations and Sustainment contract in 2004 to provide management, labor, hardware, software, engineering and maintenance support to Misawa and Kadena air bases in Japan, and Kunsan and Osan air bases in the Republic of Korea. The ACMI training system supports single-service, bilateral, joint and combined forces missions, and has been used to support exercises Commando Sling in Singapore, Cope North in Guam, Cope Tiger in Thailand, and other PACAF training events.

Cubic Defense Application, Inc. is part of Cubic Corporation's defense segment, 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 and provides services for public mass transit authorities. For more information about Cubic, see the company's website at

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