WASHINGTON, 29 April 2010. The ITT Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Clifton, N.J., will provide 436 vehicle-mounted electronic jammers that disrupt signals from radio-detonated roadside bombs under terms of a $20.8 million contract announced Wednesday.
ITT will provide Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) 2.1 systems the Band C engineering change proposal upgrade.
The JCREW system is designed to protect U.S. and allied forces operating in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other areas around the globe from terrorist bombs intended to destroy vehicles, equipment, and concentrations of fighting forces.
The system works by jamming radio signals that detonate the bombs, known as improvised explosive devices (IEDs). ITT will do the work at its Thousand Oaks, Calif., facility. Awarding the contract were officials of the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington.
The ITT contract is a modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-6311) to order additional JCREW 2.1 systems. For more information contact ITT online at www.es.itt.com, or Naval Sea Systems Command at www.navsea.navy.mil.