Army JRTC awards $42 million contract to continue mission support services

SAN DIEGO. Cubic Global Defense, a business unit of Cubic Corp., has received a contract award worth more than $42 million from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to support live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) training services for the Joint Readiness Training Center’s (JRTC) Operations Group at Fort Polk, Louisiana. Cubic will support rotational and predeployment training exercise requirements from April 1 to August 24, with Phase Out requirements from August 25 to October 23, 2017.

Under the terms of the , Cubic will continue its work with the JRTC, helping to integrate U.S. and allied forces into rotational exercises through scenarios focused on Decisive Action and theater-specific operational environments. These exercises are high-fidelity, capstone training events conducted at high levels: the U.S. Army Brigade Combat Team and U.S. Army Special Operations Forces Operational Detachment B level.

These training scenarios are conducted with units targeted for deployment in support of ongoing military operations overseas and include situational training, live fire, force-on-force, and integrated (LVC) training.

Cubic is also contracted to provide expanded role play scenarios, technical support for combat-training instrumentation, battlefield effects, video exercises, and cultural role players. U.S. Air Force Close Air Support and Air Mobility units will be fully integrated into the scenarios of each exercise.

Training occurring during a past rotation at the JRTC (Fort Polk, Louisiana). Photo credit: U.S. Army.

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