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Cubic Defence Australia wins RAN contract

The technology company has secured a deal to deliver simulation technology to the Royal Australian Navy.

The technology company has secured a deal to deliver simulation technology to the Royal Australian Navy.

The Royal Australian Navy has awarded a two-year contract to Cubic Defence Australia for the provision of civilian simulation support staff in development and delivery of local and distributed simulation-enabled training.

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Specifically, the $8 million contract involves the provides the delivery of simulation planning, technical support, and professional interactors in a bid to enhance the Navy’s multisite synthetic training events at the Navy Synthetic Warfighting Centre (NSWC).

This new deal marks the continuation of Cubic’s services to the Navy, with the firm supporting the NSWC since 2017, using live, virtual and constructive (LVC) simulation technologies, as well as contributing to research and development of future simulation technology.

The support services are expected to enable major and minor fleet units to conduct distributed mission exercises.

“NSWC Cubic continues to foster strong customer relationships at all levels ensuring the team continues to deliver on the Services,” Miles Macdonald, general manager Cubic Defence Australia, said.

This latest contract is in addition to Cubic’s support to Fleet Force Generation Directorate (FFGD), based at Fleet Headquarters, Potts Point, NSW.

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FGD is responsible for designing, planning and executing exercises required for the training and deployment of a Task Group.  

[Related: Cubic Defence Australia to showcase simulation and training solutions]

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