Sierra Nevada Corporation wins $248 million contract for Counter-IED jammers
12:00 AM, June 24, 2009
Sierra Nevada Corporation has announced that SNC is being awarded a $36,479,655 contract for production of Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) 3.1 dismounted systems to meet urgent requirements of the Department of Defense in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. The dismounted JCREW systems are critical to protecting U.S. personnel from the threat posed by improvised explosive devices. Dismounted JCREW systems are electronic jammers designed to prevent the initiation of radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIED). This contract is for the urgent procurement and support of JCREW systems, to be used by forces in each of the military services of the Central Command area of responsibility. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $248,312,153.
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has won $17 million follow-on Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract from the US Army to manufacture Mobile Tower Systems (MOTS).
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