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Cubic to Address VR and AR in Naval Aviation Training at WEST 2017

Taken from a press release on Business Wire dated Feb 13 2017.

Cubic Global Defense (CGD), a business unit of Cubic Corporation announced that Andre Balta, Chief Technical Manager of CGD’s Orlando operations, will be the sole defense industry representative on a government panel discussing Virtual and Augmented Reality for Naval Aviation Training at WEST 2017 in San Diego from February 21–23.

In addition, Cubic’s business divisions, CGD and Cubic Mission Solutions will showcase the latest in air combat and maritime virtual training systems as well as end-to-end Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance solutions.

Co-sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International and the U.S. Naval Institute, WEST is the premier naval conference on the West Coast, bringing military and industry leaders together to network and demonstrate cutting-edge technologies for the Sea Service community.

“Cubic’s vast array of innovations puts us at the forefront of military training, mission support and end-to-end C4ISR solutions,” said retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global Defense. “We remain committed to providing our customers with the most effective, efficient and proven technologies to advance their aviation and maritime training and support their C4ISR capabilities for the most critical expeditions.”

At the event, Andre Balta will participate in the following panel:

  • WEST Theater: Virtual/Augmented Reality in Naval Aviation Training: A Window into the Future.
    Wednesday, February 22, 1:40 – 2:40 p.m. (local time); Row 1900 on the Exhibit Hall Floor, San Diego Convention Center.

Cubic will also showcase advanced training and comprehensive C4ISR solutions.