Share this article

Cubic has been awarded a contract to deliver additional instrumentable, multiple integrated laser-engagement tactical vehicle systems (I-MILES TVS) to the US Army.

Awarded by the Army Program Executive Office for simulation, training and instrumentation (PEO STRI), the $4.1m agreement is the third option exercised under the indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract awarded in September 2010.

The company has so far received nearly $65m under the original agreement, which includes a base-performance year and four option years.

"We are pleased to supply the army with the latest evolutionary advancements in our wireless training solutions."

Cubic Defense Systems president Dave Schmitz said: "We are pleased to supply the army with the latest evolutionary advancements in our wireless training solutions, including better training fidelity, improved wireless communications and intuitive interfaces."

A vehicular adaptation of Cubic’s man-worn individual weapons system (IWS 2), I-MILES TVS is designed to provide direct-fire, force-on-force and force-on-target collective training to troops at home stations and manoeuvre combat training centres (CTC).

The latest tactical-engagement simulation system is equipped with a wireless independent target system (WITS) to provide real-time casualty assessments for MILES tactical-engagement training in direct-fire instrumented training scenarios.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData

Designed to equip high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (HMMWV) and other tactical vehicles with lasers, sensors and electronics for force-on-force combat training exercises, the system has laser emitters and on-body sensors to replicate combat. It also records the scenario for after-action reviews.

As well as wheeled or tracked tactical vehicles, it can also be used for buildings, fixed equipment, and other structures, and includes new features such as touch-screen displays with intuitive graphic interfaces to significantly improve ease-of-use for soldiers.

The number of units ordered and their delivery schedule remain undisclosed.

Defence Technology