Cubic unveils advanced training systems at SOFEX 2012

9 May 2012 (Last Updated May 9th, 2012 03:45)

Cubic is showcasing its newly developed range of advanced training systems during the Special Operations and Homeland Security Exhibition (SOFEX) at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Jordan.

Cubic is showcasing its newly developed range of advanced training systems during the Special Operations and Homeland Security Exhibition (SOFEX) at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Jordan.

According to the company, the computer-based training systems are targeted for the Kingdom of Jordan and other Middle Eastern customers.

Cubic Defense Applications Middle Eastern region business development vice president John Naff said: "All of these products can be integrated with each other to provide a live, virtual, constructive capability for leadership training, as well as use in planning for tactical operations."

The company is displaying the Jordanian Army's newly acquired deployable combat training centre (CTC) and tactical vehicle system (TVS), which is a laser-based live combat training system for tactical vehicles featuring advanced wireless devices with embedded laser detectors.

The CTC includes Cubic's MILES individual weapon system (IWS) and exercise control, as well as after action review facilities to help Jordanian forces conduct force-on-force training with MILES laser engagement systems throughout the country.

Cubic is also showcasing the light weight special operations forces - weapons engagement simulation system (SOF-WESS), developed specifically to train special operations teams.

The system features small arm transmitters capable of attaching to Nato and international weapons to simulate weapons firing and detector modules, which can be placed anywhere on a uniform using a magnetic bracket.

The EST 2000 engagement skills trainer is a smaller-scale version of the EST dismounted soldier (DS) system, designed for individual soldiers to gain, sustain and sharpen their marksmanship skills, are also exhibited by the company.

Also on the display is the smaller-scale version of its mission rehearsal planning system (MRPS) virtual sand table system for constructive or computer-based training.

SOFEX exhibition began on 7 May and runs on 10 May 2012.