A soldier sprays down a mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle at the wash rack at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. San Diego-based Cubic Corp. is helping the U.S. military keep track of thousands of such vehicles

A soldier sprays down a mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle at the wash rack at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. San Diego-based Cubic Corp. is helping the U.S. military keep track of thousands of such vehicles

CUBIC CORP.

CEO: Walter J. Zable.

Revenue: $1.28 billion in fiscal 2011; $1.19 billion in fiscal 2010.

Net income: $85 million in fiscal 2011; $70.6 million in fiscal 2010.

No. of local employees: About 1,100.

Headquarters: San Diego.

Year founded: 1951.

Stock symbol and exchange: CUB on the New York Stock Exchange.

Company description: Defense contractor and maker of automated fare collection systems for public transit authorities.

Key factors for success: Continuing government contracts, subject matter expertise.

“It’s just acres of equipment, as far as your eyes can see,” said Mary Ann Wagner, president of Cubic Global Tracking Solutions...

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