Cubic to Provide Communication Data Link Technology

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Cubic Defense Systems Incorporated, San Diego, California, is being awarded a potential $18,662,816 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a Communication Data Link Subsystem (CDLS) and Modified KI-11A subsystems. Antenna systems will become part of the only CDLS CVN variant capable of multiple link capability in support of helicopters accomplishing an anti-submarine warfare mission. The KI-11 upgrade will provide a form, fit, function replacement of the CDLS communications security equipment in order to comply with National Security Administration standards for chip replacement. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

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