Defense Stock News: Cubic (NYSE: $CUB) to Increase Recruitment Efforts in Orlando for Additional Delivery of Immersive Game-Based Training Courseware to the US Navy
Cubic Global Defense continues to grow in the central Florida region with multiple contract awards
SAN DIEGO - May 15, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Cubic Global Defense, a business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB), today announced the expansion of recruitment efforts for its Orlando, Florida operations to support the development of advanced learning products and solutions for the U.S. Navy. During the past few months, Cubic has been awarded more than $12 million for the creation and delivery of immersive game-based courseware for the Littoral Combat Ship. Cubic's Immersive Virtual Shipboard Environment (IVSE) capabilities are considered to be in direct alignment with U.S. Navy's Ready Relevant Learning initiative.
Cubic's IVSE is an advanced learning product for the Littoral Combat Ship training program that puts trainees in a photo-realistic, 3-D environment to teach various tasks in settings that are virtually identical to real-life scenarios. To sustain the expansion of the courseware, Cubic expects to recruit a large number of positions including learning scientists, instructional designers, game producers, game developers and software engineers.
"Our recruiting efforts will allow us to add more talented individuals to our team," said Ray Oliver, general manager of Orlando operations, Cubic Global Defense. "We look forward to helping create new jobs and meaningful opportunities for the Orlando community."
"As we continue to grow and offer our advanced services to our military and commercial customers across the globe, it's important we invest in the right talent to share our vision for the coupling of learning science and cutting edge technology," said Andre Balta, chief technical manager of Cubic Global Defense's Orlando operations. "Cubic is at the forefront of integrating seasoned instructional designers and innovative technologists and we are excited to expand our staff in these areas."
Cubic's Orlando operations includes Cubic Studio, a studio environment dedicated to the advancement of game-based training in addition to the more traditional engineering disciplines producing physical devices and systems. Cubic Studio currently employs more than 70 industry experts ranging from software engineers, game producers, 2-D and 3-D artists, game content designers, learning scientists and systems engineers that develop AAA-quality game content for its advanced learning products. Cubic's Orlando operations currently employees more than 235 personnel.
About Cubic Corporation
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. 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 live, virtual, constructive and game-based training solutions, special operations and intelligence for the U.S. and allied forces. Cubic Mission Solutions provides networked Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities for defense, intelligence, security and commercial missions. For more information about Cubic, please visit the company's website at www.cubic.com or on Twitter @CubicCorp.