Cubic to Address Integrated Training Issues and Solutions to Defense Thought Leaders at SimTect 2015

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Cubic Global Defense’s Dr. James Blake to share insights as former U.S. Army PEO-STRI officer

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With James’ prior experience as PEO-STRI, there are significant lessons and insights he can share related to simulation training in the U.S. that Australia can benefit from as it develops its Future Simulation Capability...

August 13, 2015 – Cubic Global Defense (CGD), a business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), today announced that Dr. James Blake, vice president and deputy general manager of integrated training solutions, will present to the Synthetic Environment Working Group at the 20th Annual SimTect Conference & Expo, taking place at the Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia from August 17 - 21. Sponsored by Simulation Australasia Ltd., SimTect is one of the largest tradeshows in the Asia-Pacific region showcasing modeling and simulation technologies, methodologies and research. With cross disciplinary gathering of industries, users, developers, decision makers and researchers, SimTect provides a unique platform to connect with the simulation community and learn about the latest national and international developments.

Blake will discuss issues and solutions he encountered in his previous role as U.S. Army Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), as well as applications to Australia’s Future Simulation Capability. The Future Simulation Capability will enable the Australian Defence Force to attain a persistent, integrated and distributed core simulation capability.

“With Cubic’s recent success providing a managed workforce solution for the Australian Defence Simulation and Training Centre (ADSTC) Simulation Support Services (SSS), we are committed to supporting the Australian Defence Force’s employment of simulation across the training spectrum,” said Mark Horn, general manager of Cubic Defence Australia. “With James’ prior experience as PEO-STRI, there are significant lessons and insights he can share related to simulation training in the U.S. that Australia can benefit from as it develops its Future Simulation Capability leveraging overseas systems and solutions.”

Dr. Blake will be speaking at the following session during the event:

  • Industry Synthetic Environment Working Group

Saturday, August 19, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Hall L at the Adelaide Convention Centre, Australia
Success through innovation - lessons that may assist Future Simulation Capability Presentations and Q&A from prominent industry leaders

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About Cubic Corporation
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. As the parent company of two major business units, Cubic’s mission is to increase situational awareness and understanding for customers worldwide. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services to create intelligent travel solutions for transportation authorities and operators. Cubic Global Defense is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, please visit the company's website at http://www.cubic.com or on Twitter @CubicCorp.

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laura.chon@cubic.com

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