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Sierra Nevada snags $46M IED jamming contract

Sierra Nevada Corp. has won a $46.5 million contract to support improvised explosive device (IED) jamming technology.

The Sparks, Nev.-based company will be responsible for providing spares and services in support of the Thor III and Baldr CREW systems, both of which are personal IED jamming systems designed to block IED signals around a wearer.

Work is slated to be completed April 2017.

About the Author

Zach Noble is a staff writer covering digital citizen services, workforce issues and a range of civilian federal agencies.

Before joining FCW in 2015, Noble served as assistant editor at the viral news site TheBlaze, where he wrote a mix of business, political and breaking news stories and managed weekend news coverage. He has also written for online and print publications including The Washington Free Beacon, The Santa Barbara News-Press, The Federalist and Washington Technology.

Noble is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he studied English, economics and mathematics.

Click here for previous articles by Noble, or connect with him on Twitter: @thezachnoble.


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