Air Force awards $9.9 million contract to Cubic

Mission Support Services, a division under Cubic Corp., was awarded an approximately $9.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for support operations in the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the company announced Monday.

The company will support the AFRL's Human-Centered Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division (ISR) with countermeasures against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats and other areas dealing with suitability.

This contract has a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) structure that will focus on technologies for analysis, testing and evaluation of current available technology.

"This announcement underscores Cubic's continued and trusted partnership with the AFRL at Wright-Patterson (Air Force Base)," Cubic Mission Support Services President Bill Toti said. "We are honored to be selected for this award and to provide the essential functional and technical expertise necessary to enhance combat readiness and effectiveness. AFRL is recognized as one of the leaders in the area of counter-CBRN and survivability programs. As an R&D innovator, we are excited to expand the relationship we established with AFRL in 2006 and continue to conduct leading-edge projects that aid in developing innovative solutions, processes and procedures for our military forces worldwide."

Cubic specializes in realistic combat-training simulations and providing technology that provides secure lines of communication.