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Cubic to supply P5 combat training system to Moroccan Air Force

A USAF personnel puts the automatic air collision avoidance system data cartridge into the P5 Combat Training System at Edwards Air Force Base, US. Photo: courtesy of Christian Turner.

 

15 April 2014 airforce-technology.com

 

Cubic Defense Systems has received a contract to supply its P5 combat training system (P5CTS) to the Royal Moroccan Air Force.

 

Under the terms of the $5m contract, awarded by the US Air Force (USAF), the company will supply P5CTS system for use by Moroccan pilots who fly the recently-delivered F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft.

 

With the contract, Morocco joins the US 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.

 

Cubic Defense Systems president Dave Schmitz said the contract is a demonstration of the company's commitment to the air combat readiness of one of the US' allies.

 

"Cubic is dedicated to provide and develop best-in-class, cost-effective, advanced flight training for pilot mission readiness," Schmitz said.

 

"All foreign air forces that fly fighter or attack jets or conduct joint exercises and training with the US should have a P5 system to maximise their training capabilities."

 

Cubic will be the prime contractor responsible for performance in all areas of systems engineering, and for development / integration / installation of the ground instrumentation subsystem.

 

The company has also subcontracted DRS Training & Control Systems for design, development, production and aircraft integration of the P5CTS airborne instrumentation subsystem.

 

The P5 combat trainer is designed to provide real-time training for air-to-air, air-to-ground and surface-to-air combat missions by recording mission data, relay time, space and positioning information between participating aircraft during training sorties.

 

Key components of the fifth-generation system include GPS-enabled aircraft-mounted airborne instrumentation packages and ground stations, which will help aircrew to conduct, monitor and control air combat training and post-flight debriefing in addition to the flexibility to carry out anywhere, anytime training capability.

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10 janvier 2014 5 10 /01 /janvier /2014 08:30
Cubic Awarded USD 25M Contract for Air Combat Training Equipment

 

 

Jan 8, 2014 ASDNews Source : Cubic Corporation

 

Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has been awarded a contract worth $25 million from the U.S. Air Force for its P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) to meet international requirements, including delivery to several Middle East allies as part of F-15 and F-16 foreign military sales contracts.

 

“This large contract combines various FMS requirements to provide the lowest possible cost to our customers in a tight budgetary environment,” said Dave Schmitz, president of Cubic Defense Systems. “This contract extends the breadth of P5 sales in the Middle East and should yield long-term operations and maintenance opportunities.”

 

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