12:00 AM, October 6, 2009
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Sierra Nevada Corporation's President, Eren Ozmen is pleased to announce that SNC has been awarded two follow-up orders to supply Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) 3.1 dismounted systems to meet the requirements of US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dismounted JCREW systems are electronic jammers designed to prevent the initiation of radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIED). Under the original contract awarded June 2009, Sierra Nevada is to provide up to 2,500 JCREW 3.1 dismounted systems, support equipment and services, and additional long-lead time material, for a total contract value of $248.3 million. SNC has received two contract modifications to increase funding by $106.9 million against the original competitive award. These modifications are to supply parts and material for the JCREW dismounted systems. One contract modification awarded Sept 24, 2009 and worth $80.6 million, is for the supply of shipping containers and ancillary equipment and cables for 1,300 dismounted JCREW dismounted systems. Another contract modification awarded Aug 10, 2009 and worth $26.3 million, is for long lead materials for 1,300 dismounted JCREW systems.
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