Cubic to support aviation training for US Navy and USMC

31 August 2016 (Last Updated August 31st, 2016 18:30)

Cubic Global Defense has been contracted by the US Naval Air Warfare Centre (NAWC) to support aviation training for the US Navy and the US Marine Corps (USMC).

Cubic Global Defense has been contracted by the US Naval Air Warfare Centre (NAWC) to support aviation training for the US Navy and the US Marine Corps (USMC).

The nearly $80m task order is the first award under the NAWC Training Systems Division’s (NAWCTSD) indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract.

The contract has an estimated maximum value of $1.75bn and a performance period of five years.

"Cubic is proud to be partnered with Naval Aviation with this new pilot and flight officer training and support contract."

Under the task order, Cubic will offer operations and maintenance support for the F/A-18 and EA-18G aviation training devices and simulators at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, NAS Lemoore, NAS Whidbey Island, and MCAS Beaufort.

Cubic Global Defense president Dave Buss said: “Cubic is proud to be partnered with Naval Aviation with this new pilot and flight officer training and support contract.

“When coupled with the important operations, maintenance and instructional work we currently perform with Navy and Marine Corps aircrew and training simulators in other locations, this new contract allows us to meet our customer’s training needs with a set of innovative end-to-end solutions.”

Additionally, Cubic instructors will be assigned to offer simulator and academic classroom training for US Navy and USMC pilots, and other aircrew at NAS Lemoore, MCAS Miramar, and NAS Whidbey Island.

Recently, Cubic was awarded a $73m firm-fixed price task order to support aviation training for the USMC.