U.S. co Cubic awarded $4.0 mln Turkish govt training contract

ISTANBUL (Turkey), May 2 (SeeNews) – U.S. provider of combat training systems Cubic Corporation said on Friday it has received a contract valued at more than $4.0 million (2.9 million euro) to provide customized instrumented tactical engagement simulation systems for a Turkish government customer.

The Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) creates a realistic, tactical, live training environment for soldiers and security forces training in the field against an opposing force, and is designed for all specified terrain and climatic conditions, Cubic Corp said in a statement.

The equipment to be supplied includes manworn and vehicle MILES kits, grenades, small arms and anti-tank laser engagement systems, portable command and control kits, and software. The delivery of the hardware and software is slated for later this year.

Cubic and its local partner will also provide operation and maintenance training of the MILES system under the contract.

($ = 0.724 euro)

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