U.S. Air Force selects Cubic for Moroccan P5 air combat training system
SAN DIEGO, Calif., 14 April 2014. Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corp. (NYSE:CUB) won a U.S. Air Force contract valued at more than $5 million to supply its P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) to the Moroccan Air Force.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., 14 April 2014.Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corp. (NYSE:CUB) won a U.S. Air Force contract valued at more than $5 million to supply its P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) to the Moroccan Air Force.
Morocco will join the United States Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps, along with a number of international air forces, in using the P5CTS to support high-fidelity, TOPGUN-style live and post-mission training. The P5CTS will be used by Moroccan pilots who fly the recently delivered F-16 aircraft.
“This contract is a demonstration of our commitment to the air combat readiness of one of the United States’ allies,” says Dave Schmitz, president of Cubic Defense Systems. “Cubic is dedicated to provide and develop best-in-class, cost-effective, advanced flight training for pilot mission readiness. All foreign air forces that fly fighter or attack jets or conduct joint exercises and training with the U.S. should have a P5 system to maximize their training capabilities.”
Cubic is the prime contractor responsible for performance in all areas of systems engineering, and for development/integration/installation of the ground instrumentation subsystem. DRS Training & Control Systems LLC, a subsidiary of DRS Technologies Inc., is the principal subcontractor responsible for performance of the P5CTS airborne instrumentation subsystem to include design, development, aircraft integration, and production.