Cubic to support Canadian Army's weapon effects simulation systems

Cubic Global Defense has been awarded a contract to continue supporting weapon effects simulation (WES) systems for the Canadian Armed Forces.

Valued at around $200m, the contract requires the company to provide in-service support for WES systems until October 2021.

The contract extension supports the continued employment of approximately 25 Canadian employees.

Canada Minister of Public Services and Procurement Judy M. Foote said: "The Government of Canada is committed to providing our men and women in uniform with the equipment they need, when they need it.

“This contract will ensure continued in-service support for the weapon effects simulation system for five more years."

The military uses simulation systems in rural and urban settings to train soldiers.

““““““““""This system supports the Canadians Armed Forces by providing a realistic but simulated combat setting for training.".".”...""