U.S. Air Force renews Cubic's contract to operate Ripsaw Range in Northern Japan.
Cubic Worldwide Technical Services Inc., a subsidiary of San Diego-based Cubic Corp. (AMEX AMEX
See: American Stock Exchange :CUB), has received a new contract to continue operating and maintaining the Ripsaw Electronic Warfare Noun 1. electronic warfare - military action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine or exploit or reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum
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U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and the Japanese Self Defense Forces use the Ripsaw Range to train crews of F-16, C-130, F/A F/A Fighter/Attack
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The new contract from the 35th Contracting Squadron at Misawa Air Base Misawa Air Base (三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō , Japan, has a base period of six months plus seven one-year options, bringing the total contract amount if all options are exercised to just over $7 million. The new contract replaces a five-year, $5 million contract that Cubic won in 1998.
"Cubic provides the operational and range safety support necessary to help the U.S. military complete its mission of training the best to be the best," said Richard D. Koon, vice president and general manager of Cubic Worldwide Technical Services Inc. (CWTS CWTS Civic Welfare Training Service (Phillipines)
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The Cubic Defense Applications group, one of Cubic's two major segments, provides realistic combat training systems for military forces as well as simulation, force modernization, educational services, operations and maintenance and manufacturing services. The group also supplies products and systems for C4ISR C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
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