A Cubic Corp. business unit has won a three-year follow-on contract valued at anÂ estimated $35 million to provide support and repair services for theÂ Area Weapons Effects Simulator system.
Cubic Defense Systems will perform work at the Salisbury Plain Training Area in the U.K. andÂ the British Army Training Unit Suffield inÂ Alberta, Canada, the company said Tuesday.
According toÂ Dave Schmitz, president of Cubic Defense Systems, the contract is a continuation of its existing support of the customer’s training services.
The original contract for the installation of AWES was awarded in 1998.
AWES simulates of force-on-force combat involving direct fire, mines, airborne munitions, chemical weapons, and others, uses GPS to monitor the actions and locations of soldiers and vehicles during training and assists post-mission analysis by recreating combat exercises.
Cubic said the system also uses itsÂ Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System technology to recordÂ small-arms fire ‘hits,’ ‘kills’ and ‘misses.’