Northrop Grumman to provide counter-IED electronic warfare

Electronic warfare (EW) experts at Northrop Grumman are building additional open-architecture RF jammers for infantry, land vehicles, and fixed sites to protect U.S. and allied warfighters from radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Feb 1st, 2018

Electronic warfare (EW) experts at Northrop Grumman are building additional open-architecture RF jammers for infantry, land vehicles, and fixed sites to protect U.S. and allied warfighters from radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Officials of the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington announced a $23.2 million order to the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems segment in Herndon, Va., for Joint Counter-Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) increment one block one (I1B1) systems full-rate production. The JCREW I1B1, formerly known as JCREW 3.3, is the first-generation system that develops a common open architecture across all three capabilities and provides protection for worldwide military ­operations.

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