Northrop Grumman Wins $103 Million US Navy’s Counter-IED Contract

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Northrop Grumman Wins $103 Million US Navy’s Counter-IED Contract
Northrop Grumman Joint Counter Radio-controlled IED Warfare JCREW Jammer (Image: DSIAC)

Northrop Grumman is being awarded a $103 million contract for Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare, Joint Crew (JCREW) Increment One Build One (I1B1) systems.

CREW systems provide combat troops protection against RCIEDs. CREW systems are designed to provide protection for foot soldiers, vehicles, and permanent structures.  The Joint CREW I1B1 is the first generation system that develops a common open architecture across all three capabilities and provides protection for worldwide military operations.  This integrated design maximizes commonality across all capabilities, reduce life cycle costs, and provide increased protection against worldwide threats.

JCREW is joint program supporting both Navy and Air Force requirements under the management of Naval Sea Systems Command.  Work is expected to be complete by Sept. 28, 2018.

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