- Cubic Wins $19M for Laser-Based Trainer
Cubic Defense Applications, a unit of Cubic Corp., has won a $19 million competitive contract for the Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Individual Weapons Systems (I-MILES IWS). The contract was awarded by the US Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation for an upgraded performance specification, I-MILES IWS 2010. The initial order is for the base year of the contract, with four option years and a potential value of more than $200 million. I-MILES IWS 2010 uses laser emitters mounted on weapons and on-body sensors to replicate combat and record it for review.