Cubic Corp. wins $44M contract to provide laser weapon systems to Army

Cubic Corp. has won a $44 million contract to provide the Army with a laser system used to train soldiers.

The Instrumentable-Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Individual Weapon Systems uses laser transmitters attached to military weapons and body sensors to detect hits and perform real-time casualty assessments to replicate combat and record data for later review, Cubic said in a release.

The contract will support the Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.

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Tue, Feb 23, 2016

So basically a really expensive Laser tag.

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