IED jammers from Sierra Nevada Corp. to protect U.S. infantry warfighters from roadside bombs

IED jammers to come from Sierra Nevada Corp.

INDIAN HEAD, Md., 4 March 2015. U.S. military explosives-disposal experts are ordering additional electronic warfare (EW) jammers for deployed infantry warfighters to counter improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in dangerous parts of the world.

Officials of the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Indian Head, Md., announced a $27.9 million contract modification Tuesday to Sierra Nevada Corp. in Sparks, Nev., for a yet-undetermined number of the AN/PLT-5 IED electronic jammer to support explosive ordnance-disposal personnel.

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