Cubic Company introduced its Cubic Mission and Efficiency Options (CMPS) enterprise division was awarded a contract to ship a P5 Fight Coaching System (P5CTS) floor subsystem with reside monitoring to assist Royal Air Drive (RAF) coaching and a Royal Navy (RN) Service Strike Group (CSG) train, going down in the UK this fall.
“Utilized in greater than 30 ranges worldwide, our superior and interoperable P5CTS units the usual for joint, multiservice and coalition coaching,” mentioned Jonas Furukrona, vice chairman and normal supervisor of LVC Coaching, Cubic Mission and Efficiency Options. “We stay up for offering extra coaching functionality through our P5 floor subsystem for the Royal Navy and Royal Air Drive F-35 coaching.”
P5CTS offers safe, tailorable and scalable instrumentation options that greatest assist warfighter wants in air-to-air, air-to-ground and surface-to-air fight coaching missions. All associate F-35s are outfitted with the P5 Inside Subsystem (IS), that gives encrypted Air Fight Maneuvering Instrumentation (ACMI) for coalition navy forces to coach on a standard platform. Thus far, over 600 F-35 P5 IS have been delivered to Lockheed Martin, with nearly all of these at the moment put in and flying on U.S. and associate F-35s.
A key part of the P5CTS, Cubic’s P5CTS floor subsystem is the primary to be exported for coaching for the F-35, permitting a number of vary service suppliers the flexibility to combine the RN and RAF F-35 into its vary coaching techniques. The P5CTS floor subsystem allows the reside monitoring and administration of P5-equipped plane with a single floor station and distant vary unit. These floor stations will be upgraded with an encryption module for the reside monitoring of F-35s carrying P5 IS. The P5 floor station improve, known as Block 4A within the U.S., has been put in at six U.S. Air Drive and U.S. Navy bases. The Block 4A fielding plan at the moment consists of an extra 18 encryption modules (EM) for the U.S. Air Drive and 15 EMs for the U.S. Navy for coaching vary upgrades.
The bottom subsystem is a foundational ingredient for air fight coaching workouts as it’ll allow mixed coaching for squadrons from the Royal Navy, Royal Air Drive and U.Ok. associate nations. It incorporates the Particular person Fight Aircrew Show System (ICADS), which helps particular person pilot debriefs at homestations or mass debriefings in theater environments. The bottom subsystem can be put in by Cubic on the MOD Hebrides Vary and can add one other coaching vary to P5CTS’ international community.